Example sentences for: patchwork

How can you use “patchwork” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • With no written culture to document it, the pre-European history of the Inuit and other early peoples is a vague archaeological patchwork of bones, stones, and artifacts.

  • The McCains go in to chat up the employees and buy a blue-and-white patchwork quilt.

  • As Nicholas Lemann observed in the November Atlantic Monthly , American public schools are "rhetorically committed to decentralization" but in fact are "centralized in a patchwork, undeliberate way.

  • Tobacco (of slightly lesser quality than in the Vuelta Abajo) grows here in a patchwork of fields and dries in bohíos, constructed with shaggy thatch.

  • You can enjoy a superb view of the Tajo and the patchwork of fields beyond from the Puente Nuevo (New Bridge), built in 1788, as well as from the walkways that follow the edge of the gorge.


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