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 for Botch
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Botch \Botch\, n.; pl. Botches. [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. [Obs. or Dial.]
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              Botches and blains must all his flesh emboss.
                                                    --Milton.
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     2. A patch put on, or a part of a garment patched or mended
        in a clumsy manner.
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     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.
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              To leave no rubs nor botches in the work. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

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