On August 23, twelve to thirteen purple patches appeared upon her body.
A purple patch is a period of exceptional success or good luck.
The red and purple patches often cause no symptoms, though they may be painful.
Were they a coincidence or are you going through a purple patch at the moment?
These purple patches were nothing more than the accidents of a transition period.
The club has had very poor historic success with purple patches in the 1960s and early 1990s.
Another purple patch began at the end of the 1950s: from 1957 until 1965.
My mother must have told him something because when they came back indoors together his face was mottled with purple patches.
I think England are in a kind of purple patch at the moment.
Unlike the female, the male has a purple patch on the belly.