The newly-hatched young are small, naked, blind and as helpless as those of the pouched animals.
The pouched animals are not entirely confined to the Australian island.
It is not only the pouched species which carry their young in something of this fashion.
And for the value of the gowden piece, it shall never be said I pouched her siller.
Tobacco-pipes were emptied and pouched, flints and pans scrutinized, straps and bandoleers tightened, moccasins relaced.
Oken thought them to be related to the marsupials, or pouched animals.
From the primary mammal arose the pouched animals (marsupialia).
He pouched me at Harrow, and it was the largest pouch I ever had.
Murray pouched the dollar gratefully and beat a hurried retreat.
His movements were ponderous, and his eyes were sunk in pouched sockets.
early 14c., "bag for carrying things," especially (late 14c.) "small bag in which money is carried," from Anglo-French puche, Old North French pouche (13c.), Old French poche "purse, poke," all from a Germanic source (cf. Old English pocca "bag;" see poke (n.1)). Extended to cavities in animal bodies from c.1400.
A pocketlike space in the body.