BLOT, v.t.

1. To spot with ink; to stain or bespatter with ink; as, to blot a paper.

2. To obliterate writing or letters with ink, so as to render the characters invisible, or not distinguishable; generally with out; as, to blot out a word or a sentence.

3. To efface; to erase; to cause to be unseen, or forgotten; to destroy; as, to blot out a crime, or the remembrance of any thing.

4. To stain with infamy; to tarnish;; to disgrace; to disfigure.

Blot not thy innocence with guiltless blood.

5. To darken

He sung how earth blots the moon's gilded wane.

6. In scripture, to blot one out of the book of life, is to reject him from the number of those who are to be saved. To blot out a name, a person or a nation, is to destroy the person or nation; to exterminate or consume. To blot out sins, is to forgive them. Sins are compared to debts, which are recorded in God's book of remembrance,and when paid, are crossed or cancelled.

, n. A spot or stain on paper,usually applied to ink.

1. An obliteration of something written or printed.

2. A spot in reputation; a stain, a disgrace; a reproach; a blemish.

3. Censure;scorn; reproach.

He that rebuketh the wicked getteth a blot. Prov 9.

4. In backgammon, when a single man lies open to be taken up.