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Definition of patch:

  1. A block on the muzzle of a gun, to do away with the effect of dispart, in sighting.
  2. A paltry fellow; a rogue; a ninny; a fool.
  3. 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.
  4. A piece of greased cloth or leather used as wrapping for a rifle ball, to make it fit the bore.
  5. A small piece of anything used to repair a breach; as, a patch on a kettle, a roof, etc.
  6. A small piece of black silk stuck on the face, or neck, to hide a defect, or to heighten beauty.
  7. Fig.: Anything regarded as a patch; a small piece of ground; a tract; a plot; as, scattered patches of trees or growing corn.
  8. To adorn, as the face, with a patch or patches.
  9. 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.
  10. To mend by sewing on a piece or pieces of cloth, leather, or the like; as, to patch a coat.
  11. To mend with pieces; to repair with pieces festened on; to repair clumsily; as, to patch the roof of a house.

Synonyms:

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