"patched" in the verb sense
1. patch, piece
to join or unite the pieces of
"patch the skirt"
provide with a patch also used metaphorically
"The field was patched with snow"
3. patch, patch up
mend by putting a patch on
"patch a hole"
4. piece, patch
repair by adding pieces
"She pieced the china cup"
"patched" in the adjective sense
mended usually clumsily by covering a hole with a patch
2. patched, spotty, spotted
having spots or patches (small areas of contrasting color or texture
"a field patched with ice and snow"
"the wall had a spotty speckled effect"
"a black-and-white spotted cow"
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