bepatched

bepatched

(bɪˈpætʃt)
adj
mended with or covered in patches
References in classic literature ?
They seemed clad in the skins of beasts, so torn and bepatched the raiment that had survived nearly four years of cruising.
After a long interval, however, 'The Perseverance'--for that was her name--was spoken somewhere in the vicinity of the ends of the earth, cruising along as leisurely as ever, her sails all bepatched and be quilted with rope-yarns, her spars fished with old pipe staves, and her rigging knotted and spliced in every possible direction.