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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SPLOTCHED

He wore the uniform of a Union sergeant,—dusty and splotched and torn.

They dressed in relays, taking turns about before the splotched mirror.

And everything was dank and weedy and splotched with mildew and with mold.

The stone-walls around, once painted white, were now also stained and splotched with great blotches of green and russet dampness.

All around the ground was splotched with rose-petals, looking in the squares of light like bloody rain.

Elsewhere the wide, level bottoms were splotched with the green of lowland grass and the pale silver-green of sweet sage.

A sandy plain, checkered across by verdant-banded arroyos, and splotched with little clumps of trees and little fields of corn.

The steep gray mesa slopes were splotched with clumps of evergreen shrubs and piñon trees.

Hemburg put up a splotched, tremulous hand, to hide a weak mouth, and spoke in his own defence from between his fingers.

Nawung nga nagkampat sa pulbus, Face, splotched with powder.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, perhaps a blend of spot, blot, and/or botch. Related: Splotchy; splotchiness.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.