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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 botch /ˈbɑʧ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 botch /ˈbɑʧ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Botch n.; pl. Botches
 1. A swelling on the skin; a large ulcerous affection; a boil; an eruptive disease. [Obs. or Dial.]
    Botches and blains must all his flesh emboss.   --Milton.
 2. A patch put on, or a part of a garment patched or mended in a clumsy manner.
 3. Work done in a bungling manner; a clumsy performance; a piece of work, or a place in work, marred in the doing, or not properly finished; a bungle.
    To leave no rubs nor botches in the work.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Botch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Botched p. pr. & vb. n. Botching.]
 1. To mark with, or as with, botches.
    Young Hylas, botched with stains.   --Garth.
 2. To repair; to mend; esp. to patch in a clumsy or imperfect manner, as a garment; -- sometimes with up.
    Sick bodies . . . to be kept and botched up for a time.   --Robynson (More's Utopia).
 3. To put together unsuitably or unskillfully; to express or perform in a bungling manner; to bungle; to spoil or mar, as by unskillful work.
    For treason botched in rhyme will be thy bane.   --Dryden.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an embarrassing mistake [syn: blunder, blooper, bloomer,
           bungle, foul-up, fuckup, flub, boner, boo-boo]
      v : make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and
          we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult
          passage in the second movement" [syn: bumble, fumble,
           botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up,
           spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix
          up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse
          up, foul up, mess up, fuck up]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    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"