The blue sky and a green tree beside a white house are not seen but as a blotch of colours which touches the eye.
A blotch of blood was on his shirt-front as he lay upon his side.
What was my astonishment to hear an answering call, and see the Dutchman's figure a blotch upon the blackness of the after-deck.
Sunday to him was a disease spot, the blotch of an inactive liver.
There was a blotch of dried blood down one side of Steele's face.
This faded to a blotch in the thick stone, and became obliterated.
The month was April, and the day was blithe, with no blotch in the sky.
She felt instinctively that this yellowish envelope, with its red string and its blotch of red seal, was his sentence and her own.
His coat and vest were off, and the light from the oil lamp at his side made his linen shirt a blotch of white.
He spat a blotch of tobacco juice on the hearth, spattering the edge of the top blanket which covered Boyd.
c.1600, perhaps a blend of blot and botch or patch.