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Splotchy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Splotchy Covered or marked with splotches.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • splotchy Marked with splotches or daubs.
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Usage

In literature:

Blueskins were people who inherited a splotchy skin pigmentation from other people who'd survived a plague.
"This World Is Taboo" by Murray Leinster
It was a saffron shawl all embroidered with splotchy red flowers as big as my hand.
"The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story" by Various
His red face had gone splotchy purple; his hands were trembling.
"Brigands of the Moon" by Ray Cummings
Blueskins were people who inherited a splotchy skin-pigmentation from other people who'd survived a plague.
"Pariah Planet" by Murray Leinster
His red face had gone splotchy purple; his hands were trembling.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930" by Various
Your face is all red and splotchy, and your eyes are as big as saucers and your hair looks like the dickens.
"Two Little Women" by Carolyn Wells
I wish you'd give me that splotchy one.
"The Shadow" by Mary White Ovington
The paint was splotchy and all the wheels squeaked.
"The Boy Grew Older" by Heywood Broun
Splotchy skin full of little holes, puffs in the cheeks, red eruptions on the forehead.
"The Beautiful People" by Charles Beaumont
A piece of paper, a big splotchy N, and the whole comedy is over.
"The Rise of the Dutch Kingdom" by Hendrik Willem van Loon
I believe we'd all better seek the haven of bed unless we want to be splotchy to-morrow from mosquito bites.
"The Corner House Girls Under Canvas" by Grace Brooks Hill
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In news:

While running during the past month I have noticed patchy/splotchy skin on my lower legs during and after my runs, no matter the distance.
A truck bed full of boys piled out of a vehicle and slinked onto the splotchy green field.
Which means the inevitable is coming: dry, blotchy, splotchy skin that's staging a revolt against too many UV rays.
In some cases, he was absolutely right, especially when it comes to splotchy variegation such as those big yellow patches on the variegated ligularias or tovaras.
Sporting a crisp, tucked-in oxford and a neat coif, the fortysomething Tom Abbs is heaping praise on the disheveled, splotchy beardo Adam Downey, his partner in the ascendant New York label Northern Spy Records.
Wilbur, an energetic pit bull mix with splotchy black and white fur, is led on a harness by Brookhaven Animal Shelter director Dori Scofield.
Since the omelets were splotchy due to hot spots over the pan's bottom, we preheated the pan for 10 minutes over low heat to eliminate this.
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In science:

The evolution of a nearly uniform primordial Universe into today’s splotchy structure is not understood well enough to state its effect on matter–antimatter annihilation.
Avatars of a Matter-Antimatter Universe
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