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Definition of Blotty
1. spotty [adj -TIER, -TIEST] - See also: spotty
Lexicographical Neighbors of Blotty
Literary usage of Blotty
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of the Exhibition of Paintings of Hokusai by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa (1901)
"blotty black wedges of this boy's dress with the boy in No. 127, and with the brush strokes upon Yebisu and Daikoku in No. 129. ..."
2. Publications by Oxford Historical Society, Bostonian Society (1889)
"The notes are written in a neat but small and cramped hand on very blotty paper. They consist of notes about (a) The Wardens of New College (fol. ..."
3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1891)
"Does the nineteenth - century mother's heart yearn less achingly over her schoolboy's blotty scrawls, because she receives in a single morning more letters ..."
4. The Life of Josiah Wedgwood: From His Private Correspondence and Family by Eliza Meteyard (1866)
"Sadler's engravings were all remarkable for their depth and clearness ; thus standing out in marked distinction to the blotty, half-effaced impressions that ..."
5. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1845)
"Stars blotty and unsteady ; planet better shewn. 4. Good observation. 9. Planet faint, i1. Fixed stars much more unsteady than planet. 17. ..."
6. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1810)
"To the Greek type we must object, as coarse-and blotty; but we cannot deny full praise to the compositor. Having settled these technical preliminaries, ..."