I am brought to fine uses, to become a botcher of second-hand marriages between Abigails and Andrews!
Mr. botcher extracted himself from the nooks and crannies of his armchair.
"What a botcher is the most learned chemist compared with the root-fibres of the smallest plant," continued Siegwart.
"They're a little mite bashful," said Mr. botcher, apologetically.
"Brush was only lookin' at it from the point of view of gettin' 'em through," honest Mr. botcher put in, in stentorian tones.
"I thought you took to the mountains in such cases, sir," said Mr. botcher.
Alas, and the Artist does not even try it; leaves it altogether to the botcher, being busy otherwise!
"I guess botcher and Bascom know their business," said Mr. Vane.
Only veterans and experts like Mr. Bascom and Mr. botcher can recognize the last ditch when they see it.
Almost before your knuckles hit the panel you heard Mr. botcher's hearty voice shouting "Come in," in spite of the closed transom.
late 14c., bocchen "to repair," later, "to spoil by unskillful work" (1520s); of unknown origin. Related: Botched; botching. As a noun from c.1600.
the name given in Deut. 28:27, 35 to one of the Egyptian plagues (Ex. 9:9). The word so translated is usually rendered "boil" (q.v.).