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Botch

Botch

Origin: same as Boss a stud. For senses 2 & 3 cf. D. Botsen to beat, akin to E. Beat.

1. A swelling on the skin; a large ulcerous affection; a boil; an eruptive disease. 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)


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Can anyone help me to solve this question? -if we sever stroma from a plant cell,(with the assumption that acidic environment will not botch the stroma) then enter it to an acidic solution(ph=4) and then enter it to a basic solution(ph=8) .what may be happened? 1)it will not be able to make ...

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