blot

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[[t]blɒt[/t]]
n. v. blot•ted, blot•ting
1) a spot or stain, esp. of ink or chemicals on paper
2) a blemish on a person's character or reputation
3) to spot, stain, or soil; sully
4) to dry with absorbent paper or the like:
to blot the wet pane[/ex]
5) to remove with absorbent paper or the like
6) to make a blot; spread ink, dye, etc., in a stain
7) to become blotted or stained
8) chem. to transfer components of a mixture to a chemically treated paper for analysis
9) phv blot out
a) to make indistinguishable; obscure
b) to destroy completely; obliterate; wipe out
Etymology: 1275–1325; ME blotte, akin to ON blettr blot, spot, stain II
blot
[[t]blɒt[/t]] n.
1) gam an exposed backgammon piece liable to be taken or forfeited
2) archaic an exposed or weak point
Etymology: 1590–1600

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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