And there were the splotches of pigment of which Calhoun had heard.
See, there are only splotches about, from various cuts he received.
He was just eating supper when we called; there were splotches of white plaster on his trousers.
There were splotches of brown on the backs of their hands, and on the temples and forehead.
On the sloping banks below were splotches of violet and primrose, and, over all, hung the green shimmer of spring.
In some cases irregular brownish patches or splotches develop on the skin around the breasts, on the sides, or on the face.
splotches of color were daubed on and rubbed carelessly in and removed with infinite pains.
Passing beneath an electric lamp, the light fell an instant on his face—pale beneath the stubble beard and the splotches of grime.
Both the busts are unfinished; in the absence of chasing and hammering they are covered with bubbles and splotches of metal.
As the man moved forward, splotches of light from the trees slipped across his robe.
c.1600, perhaps a blend of spot, blot, and/or botch. Related: Splotchy; splotchiness.