uneven, spotty, old, patterned, spotted, scratchy.
Not a moment was to be lost, and as soon as two other boats could be patched
up, more of the Triton's crew were sent on board to repair the damages the prize had received.
I've mended your coat linin's and sewed on buttons, and darned and patched,
and I've took Barbara North's blue hair ribbon back to her- the one you found some place and had in your pocket.
It seemed very still, that patched
shoe, as if it might stay still forever.