Definition of Patchworks

1. Noun. (plural of patchwork) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Patchworks

1. patchwork [v] - See also: patchwork

Lexicographical Neighbors of Patchworks

patchinesses
patching
patchings
patchlike
patchnose snake
patchnose snakes
patchouli
patchoulies
patchoulis
patchoulol synthase
patchouly
patchwork
patchwork quilt
patchworked
patchworking
patchworks (current term)
patchworky
patchy
patchy atelectasis
patdown
patdowns
pate
pate a choux
pate de foie gras
pate feuillete
pated
patefaction
patefactions
patella
patella femoral pain syndrome

Literary usage of Patchworks

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

1. The Health Exhibition Literature (1884)
"ILLUSTRATIONS of Different Stages in Preparation of patchworks. ... In this kind of patchworks, designs are reproduced by sewing together pieces of ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1905)
"There is no doubt that great discrimination and experience are required in collecting from ' patchworks,' and serious errors have arisen in the past from ..."

3. The Cambridge History of American Literature by William Peterfield Trent, John Erskine, Stuart Pratt Sherman, Carl Van Doren (1917)
"In general, the imitation of English models resulted in feeble literary replicas, or in strange patchworks of Yankee homespun with Addisonian finery. ..."

4. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1922)
"Germany and Italy were patchworks of autocratic princely dominions, Spain was practically autocratic, the throne had never been so powerful in England, ..."

5. Notes of a Tour in Mexico and California by James Hale Bates (1887)
"... a work of infinite patience done by some toiler unknown to fame whose patchworks continue to praise him. In the afternoon took carriage and shopped till ..."

6. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1818)
"... patchworks, which deform the external surface of his compositions, and which his well-wishers must wish to consider not as voluntary movements of his ..."

7. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"... I was at last privileged to see for saw was a series of canvases bearing intelligible titles, but otherwise resembling patchworks of color. ..."

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