patch (n.)
fool, clown; rogue, knave
CE III.i.32[Dromio of Syracuse to Dromio of Ephesus] Mome, malthorse, capon, coxcomb, idiot, patch
LLL IV.ii.31[Nathaniel to Holofernes, of Dull] So were there a patch set on learning, to see him in a school [also: blot]
Mac V.iii.15[Macbeth to Servant] What soldiers, patch?
MND III.ii.9[Puck to Oberon, of the rustics] A crew of patches ... / Were met together
MV II.v.44[Shylock to Jessica, of Launcelot] The patch is kind enough, but a huge feeder
Tem III.ii.63[Caliban to Trinculo] Thou scurvy patch!
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