“And what riches he hath goeth in velvet and ouches,” (jewellery) said the Archbishop, with his cold, sarcastic smile.
Think of the snuffers and spoons and ouches, and bolts and rings and staves, all of pure gold.
They stopped a little distance away and began their booming about friendship and ouches.
Whenever the cold water struck a sore spot there were gasps and ouches.
1837, from Pennsylvania German outch, cry of pain, from German autsch. The Japanese word is itai. Latin used au, hau.
An injury; a hurt: A very serious injury is a ''big'' ouch
[1873+; fr the pained interjection ouch fr German, probably Pennsylvania German, autsch, found by 1838]
an Old English word denoting cavities or sockets in which gems were set (Ex. 28:11).