Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Botches'
Botches Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
- Botch \Botch\, n.; pl. Botches. [Same as Boss a stud. For
senses 2 & 3 cf. D. botsen to beat, akin to E. beat.]
- A swelling on the skin; a large ulcerous affection; a boil; an eruptive disease. [Obs. or Dial.] Botches and blains must all his flesh emboss. --Milton.
- A patch put on, or a part of a garment patched or mended in a clumsy manner.
- Work done in a bungling manner; a clumsy performance; a piece of work, or a place in work, marred in the doing, or not properly finished; a bungle. To leave no rubs nor botches in the work. --Shak.