Blotch (?), n. [Cf. OE. blacche in blacchepot blacking pot, akin to black, as bleach is akin to bleak. See Black, a., or cf. Blot a spot.]


A blot or spot, as of color or of ink; especially a large or irregular spot. Also Fig.; as, a moral blotch.

Spots and blotches . . . some red, others yellow. Harvey.

2. Med.

A large pustule, or a coarse eruption.

Foul scurf and blotches him defile. Thomson.


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