Patch Patch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Patched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Patching}.] 1. To mend by sewing on a piece or pieces of cloth, leather, or the like; as, to patch a coat. [1913 Webster]

2. To mend with pieces; to repair with pieces festened on; to repair clumsily; as, to patch the roof of a house. [1913 Webster]

3. To adorn, as the face, with a patch or patches. [1913 Webster]

Ladies who patched both sides of their faces. --Spectator. [1913 Webster]

4. 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. ``If you'll patch a quarrel.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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