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patch out

verb phrase

To make a quick start in a car, so as to spin the wheels and leave patches of rubber on the pavement (1960s+ Students)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • We visited Pompeii, with its lifted mantle of ashes and cinder, that have helped mankind to patch out history.

    Twenty Years in Europe Samuel H. M. Byers
  • First you have to find in which patch out of desert areas of mud and cobblestone the gold-dust hides.

    Scarlett of the Mounted

    Marguerite Merington
  • Conrad had to wear a swallow-tail; but father hadn't any, and he had to patch out with a white cravat.

    The March Family Trilogy, Complete William Dean Howells

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