Definition of Patchery

1. n. Botchery; covering of defects; bungling; hypocrisy.



Definition of Patchery

1. Noun. Hypocrisy; trickery. ¹

2. Noun. That which is thrown or sown together usually clumsily or with different color and textures, like patchwork. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Patchery

1. knavery [n PATCHERIES] - See also: knavery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Patchery

patch file
patch panel
patch pocket
patch test
patch tests
patch up
patchable
patchboard
patchboards
patchcoat
patchcord
patched
patched-up
patcher
patchers
patchery (current term)
patches
patchier
patchiest
patchily
patchiness
patchinesses
patching
patchings
patchlike
patchnose snake
patchnose snakes
patchouli
patchoulies
patchoulis

Literary usage of Patchery

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1. The Life of Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare (1919)
"Ay, and you hear him cog, see him dissemble, 100 Know his gross patchery, love him, ... 100 cog: cheat 101 patchery: roguery 103 made-up: consummate 107 ..."

2. Epea Pteroenta =: Or, The Diversions of Purley by John Horne Tooke (1807)
"But beside the words PATCH and patchery, Shakespear applies the word PACK in a manner now almost obsolete. " What hath bin scene " Either in ..."

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