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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of patchwork.

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Examples

  • Indigo Print Patchwork: with only four made and no two the same, these patchworked indigo patterns range from floral, to snowflake, to ornate teardrop, and come from WWII-era Japanese shirting that "hadn't been unfurled since the middle of the last century", something they'll hopefully complain about less than your dad.

    Thrillist: General Knot & Co: Dapper Looks From Salvaged Materials

  • Her slightly loopy patchworked circles do not overlap or entwine.

    The Queen of the 'Neo-Hillbilly' Quilt

  • Policymakers, drained and distracted by Afghanistan, seem to now favor a patchworked combination of more AU troops (2,000 additional soldiers have just been pledged) and ramping-up of American drone strikes.

    Frankie Martin: Somalia: America Needs to Engage

  • From up here the rolling slope of yellow green grasses looks like an untouched prairie, patchworked with snowberry and chokecherry and elderberry, the way it must have looked when the Blackstocks grazed their cattle or the Indians traded skins and beads, or even a time before any human had seen this land.

    Healer

  • Policymakers, drained and distracted by Afghanistan, seem to now favor a patchworked combination of more AU troops 2,000 additional soldiers have just been pledged and ramping-up of American drone strikes.

    Frankie Martin: Somalia: America Needs to Engage

  • There's an essay or series of linked essays patchworked in my mind that involve object and information persistence, perishability, pertinence, mutability, etc., which involve multiple dimensions....

    Making Light: Amazon & Macmillan

  • Some bits I have passing familiarity with do not have organised religion - lots of localised deities, yes, but no festivals that I'd be certain of - while others are patchworked this religion and its festivals are predominant _here_, in the next village over a different calendar will be kept, and _that_ subgroup is celebrating something else entirely and has a different day of rest.

    a year of festivities

  • For those, in particular, who like a musical experimentation patchworked from many different feels, Beast is a must-listen.

    Buzzine » Beast

  • His residence, built of local stone and timber, nestled into one of the hills and looked out across a valley patchworked with fields and pastures.

    Command Decision

  • "This was an extraordinarily detailed settlement and any suggestion it was patchworked together is incorrect," says Paul Larrabee, a spokesman for the New York attorney general's office.

    Spitzer's Painful Lesson

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  • Jack sighed and walked to the front of Humpty's patchworked corpse to look at the exit wound again.

    'The Big Over Easy' by Jasper Fforde.

    April 1, 2008