Definition of Patchings

1. patching [n] - See also: patching



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Patchings

patchboards
patchcoat
patchcord
patched
patched-up
patcher
patchers
patchery
patches
patchier
patchiest
patchily
patchiness
patchinesses
patching
patchings (current term)
patchlike
patchnose snake
patchnose snakes
patchouli
patchoulies
patchoulis
patchoulol synthase
patchouly
patchwork
patchwork quilt
patchworked
patchworking
patchworks
patchworky

Literary usage of Patchings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... painting in opaque pigment upon the glass and breaking up this painted surface into patchings and spots as when an artist draws in crayon or charcoal. ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1809)
"As the wood porch, and-a few casual patchings to the trunks, are fastened on with wooden pins; (the general •way in carpentry, ..."

3. The Complete Works of Thomas Dick, Ll.D.: Eleven Volumes in Two by Thomas Dick (1851)
"But after all the ingenuity displayed in their patchings and re- patchings, the celestial spheres could never be got to move onward in harmony, ..."

4. Celestial Scenery: Or, The Wonders of the Planetary System Displayed by Thomas Dick (1838)
"But after all the ingenuity displayed in their patchings and re- patchings, the celestial spheres could never be got to move onward in harmony, ..."

5. Round the Block: An American Novel by John Bell] [Bouton (1864)
"There were several patchings very much praised by the Sunday papers, at the last National Academy Exhibition, though the hanging committee put them either ..."

6. Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archeological Society by James Simpson, Richard Saul Ferguson, William Gershom Collingwood (1880)
"Other patchings followed from time to time, as the process of crushing and settling went on, till eventually the north and south arches were closed with ..."

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