Definition of Splatch
1. to splotch [v -ED, -ING, -ES] - See also: splotch
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Literary usage of Splatch
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"Any thing so broad or full as to exhibit an awkward or clumsy appearance; as, "What a great splatch of a seal there's on that letter I" To SPLATTER, ..."
2. Great Short Stories: A New Collection of Famous Examples from the by William Patten, Broughton Brandenburg, P.F. Collier & Son Corporation (1906)
"He saw a white splatch, the face of the corpse; in this white splatch flamed two burning eyes, the eyes of the soul of the brother whom he had slain. ..."
3. A Terrible Temptation: A Story of To-day by Charles Reade (1871)
"... is just like Christians, it will make for sunny spots. Highmore has got a many of them there, with good cover, and so we breeds for him. As for splatch- ..."
4. The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus by John Bull, Thomas Hood, Charles Lamb (1825)
"Red splatch d'ye call't ?—'tis the Red Sea.'*' •• Tbe devil it is!—well, that mny be; Then where are Pharaoh and bis host? ..."
5. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"To splatch, va To bedaub, to splash, S. corr. from the E. word, or from Teut. pleis-en, manu quatere, with * prefixed ; in the same manner as E. splash has ..."