a blot on the landscape




a blot on the landscape :




blot your copybook

tarnish your good reputation – British

A copybook was an exercise book with examples of handwriting for children to copy as they practised their own writing.



a blot on the escutcheon

something that tarnishes your reputation

An escutcheon was a family's heraldic shield and so also a record and symbol of its honour.



a blot on the landscape

something ugly that spoils the appearance of a place

an eyesore

1962 - Listener - Charabancs and monstrous hordes of hikers are blots upon the landscape.




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