Definition of purple patch in English:

purple patch

Syllabification: pur·ple patch

noun

  • 1 informal , chiefly British A run of success or good luck.
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    • Substitute Michelle Doyle made an immediate impact, striking over twice, while wing forward Grainne Nulty hit a purple patch with a quarter-hour remaining, volleying over three points in four minutes.
    • Dale then hit a purple patch, playing with extraordinary verve to win six of the next seven frames to level the match at 7-7.
    • Another three bogeys quickly followed, but then, as the rain and wind promised to relent, he hit a purple patch of two pars before returning to the order of the day.

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