Patch in a sentence

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Definition of Patch

  • A piece of cloth, or other suitable material, sewed or otherwise fixed upon a garment to repair or strengthen it, esp. upon an old garment to cover a hole.
  • A small piece of anything used to repair a breach; as, a patch on a kettle, a roof, etc.
  • A small piece of black silk stuck on the face, or neck, to hide a defect, or to heighten beauty.
  • A piece of greased cloth or leather used as wrapping for a rifle ball, to make it fit the bore.
  • Fig.: Anything regarded as a patch; a small piece of ground; a tract; a plot; as, scattered patches of trees or growing corn.
  • A block on the muzzle of a gun, to do away with the effect of dispart, in sighting.
  • A paltry fellow; a rogue; a ninny; a fool.
  • To mend by sewing on a piece or pieces of cloth, leather, or the like; as, to patch a coat.
  • To mend with pieces; to repair with pieces festened on; to repair clumsily; as, to patch the roof of a house.
  • To adorn, as the face, with a patch or patches.
  • To make of pieces or patches; to repair as with patches; to arrange in a hasty or clumsy manner; -- generally with up; as, to patch up a truce.
  • a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
  • a protective cloth covering for an injured eye
  • sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
  • a piece of cloth used as decoration or to mend or cover a hole
  • a connection intended to be used for a limited time
  • a small contrasting part of something
  • a short set of commands to correct a bug in a computer program
  • a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
  • a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
  • repair by adding pieces
  • mend by putting a patch on
  • to join or unite the pieces of
  • provide with a patch; also used metaphorically

How to use patch in a sentence. Patch pronunciation.

Presently another patch of shade invited her to repose again, and again she meditated for an hour or more.
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The black patches by chance touched.
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About the roots of the elm above grew masses of fern, and beneath it a rough bit of the bank was clothed with pennywort, the green discs and yellowing fruity spires making an exquisite patch of colour.
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You now have a prepared patch that can be used for hop-scotch, shove-halfpenny, Rugby football or curling.
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The bald patch was out of sight, and the smile would have softened the heart of an income-tax assessor.
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White, cotton-like clouds unfolded above the blossoming trees; patches of blue appeared and disappeared; and he wandered on again, beguiled this time by many errant scents and wilful little breezes.
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A yellow disc appeared, cutting the flat sky sharply, and he laid his priest's clothes in the middle of a patch of white sand where they could be easily seen.
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It is a thriftless and a thankless occupation, this writing of books: a man were better to sing in a cobbler’s shop, for his pay is a penny a patch; but a book-writer, if he get sometimes a few commendations from the judicious, he shall be sure to reap a thousand reproaches from the malicious.
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They're very good, I think," said Grandma Martin, coming to the door with a patch of flour on the end of her nose, for it was baking day, as you could easily have told had you come anywhere near the big kitchen of the white house on Cherry Farm.
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He reads how the Danube dared not rise above the mark of the cross which St. Severinus had cut upon the posts of a timber chapel; how a poor man, going out to drive the locusts off his little patch of corn instead of staying in the church all day to pray, found the next morning that his crop alone had been eaten, while all the fields around remained untouched.
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Hardly they lived; and easily were they pleased; and thanked God for the least gleam of sunshine, the least patch of green, after the terrible and long winters of the Middle Ages.
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His trousers were frayed at the bottom, and on each of his boots was a clumsy patch.
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He was very sensitive about it and wore his hair long to conceal the unsightly patch on the crown of his head.
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About the whole-to conclude-is an atmosphere, not too pronounced, of the _Newgate Calendar_, and a few patches of sawdust from the Prize Ring.
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He was dressed in his old crimson dressing-gown, which was faded irregularly, and had bright new patches on it, like the paler grass which one finds on lifting a stone.
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The worn patches in the carpets, and the pallor of the drawing-room, where no chair or cover had been renewed for some years, were due not only to the miserable pension, but to the wear and tear of twelve children, eight of whom were sons.
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They put a scarlet cloak on her, very full in the neck, and a queer little tow wig with a top-knot, and painted a red patch on each cheek; and there she was, a member of the wax-works, and the happiest little soul in the county.
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There was a loud burst of hearty laughter from the manly-looking lad addressed, as he stood, with his hands clinging and his head twisted round, to look back: for he had spread-eagled himself against a nearly perpendicular scarp of rock which he had begun to climb, so as to reach a patch of wild rhododendrons.
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Patches of pine forest, with the trees crowded close together, every stem straight as an arrow, ran for some distance up the sides of the vale; but there was no sign or note of bird.
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I'm sure of it now, sir," said Saxe merrily; and the next half-hour was passed in a steady tramp, the guide leading as surely as if he had passed all his days in that gloomy patch of forest, never hesitating for a moment, but winding in and out to avoid the innumerable blocks which must have lain there before the pines had sprung up and grown for perhaps a hundred years.
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Examples of Patch

Example #1
The sun had grown less ardent, and a breeze, no longer fitful, made walking pleasant.
Example #2
In vivacious company she would have called it, and perhaps have thought it, a charming view; alone, she had no eye for such things-an indifference characteristic of her mind, and not at all dependent upon its mood.
Example #3
She moved so as to part them, and then changed her position so that they touched again-so that they blended.
Example #4
Her eyes were fixed on the shadows cast by her own figure and that of her companion.
Example #5
In the shadow of bushes near at hand hartstongue abounded, with fronds hanging to the length of an arm.
Example #6
She sat down upon the old trunk.