Definitions of blemished

  1. marred by imperfections

Usage examples for blemished

  1. Trew, one of the best horses, had been staked early in the journey and his foot was blemished, otherwise he was a splendid horse. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  2. A man had a scolding wife, who railed ungovernably upon him before strangers, and he that was angry of her governance smote her with his first down to the earth; and then with his foot he struck her on the visage, and broke her nose; and all her life after that she had her nose crooked, the which shent and disfigured her visage after, that she might not for shame show her visage, it was so foul blemished. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France