Origin of blot1
OTHER WORDS FROM blotblotless, adjectiveblot·ting·ly, adverbblotty, adjectiveun·blot·ted, adjective
Other definitions for blot (2 of 2)
Origin of blot2
How to use blot in a sentence
A dazzling light filled the church, blotting the altar from my eyes.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is a story about blotting out Amalek told in the name of the Hasidic master Zvi Elimelekh of Dinov (1783-1841).
There are cheaper and less landscape-blotting ways to go green.
Gently it slid across the oblong of sunlight, blotting out the figures of the two men from her sight.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Margaret Halley stared reflectively at the blotting-pad for a moment, and then described a typical seance at Kazmah's.Dope|Sax Rohmer
According to my usual opinion, I believe I could go over that book and leave a masterpiece by blotting and no ulterior art.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Next dry with clean blotting-paper to take off any superfluous water.An Introduction to Machine Drawing and Design|David Allan Low
It was an uncanny night; morning whitened the east; gray daylight stole into the woods, blotting the shadows to paler tints.In Search of the Unknown|Robert W. Chambers
British Dictionary definitions for blot (1 of 2)
- to darken or hide completely; obscure; obliterate
- to destroy; annihilate