black patch


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black patch

[′blak ‚pach]
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease of red clover characterized by simultaneous blackening of plants in groups.
References in classic literature ?
His back was gray with a huge patch of yellow on one side and a black patch on the other.
He warn't one of the family, at that time; and one night he was robbed of three hundred and twenty-seven guineas in a canvas bag, that was stole out of his bedrrom in the dead of night, by a tall man with a black patch over his eye, who had concealed himself under the bed, and after committing the robbery, jumped slap out of window: which was only a story high.
Next morning, Spyers took his old place, and looked out, from behind the curtain, for a tall man with a black patch over his eye, till his own two eyes ached again.
Sir Nigel bent his knee devoutly as he put foot on land, and taking a small black patch from his bosom he bound it tightly over his left eye.
He had to keep the house for a week, and laid about looking very interesting with a great black patch on his forehead.
A convoy of caravans moved on to Smethwick's Black Patch Park this week just months after another encampment on the site was served with a court order in June.
Peppa is tan in colour with a black patch on her back.
That's the strategy behind Admiral Nelson's Black Patch Premium Black Spiced Rum.
9 per cent certain" the iconic comic came into the world in a caravan at what is now Black Patch Park.
Protest and survive," declares a black patch safety-pinned to Jack Latham's white denim jacket.
According to the Daily Star, the cat has a white face with a black mark above its lip, which looks like a small moustache, and also has a black patch that cover a part of its forehead, which looks like a side-parting.
Many corporates and organisations are also urging men to grow handlebar, pencil, imperial, freestyle or, for that matter, any kind of black patch they fancy.