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pouched

[poucht] /paʊtʃt/
adjective
1.
having a pouch, as the pelicans, gophers, and marsupials.
Origin of pouched
1815-1825
First recorded in 1815-25; pouch + -ed3
Related forms
unpouched, adjective

pouch

[pouch] /paʊtʃ/
noun
1.
a bag, sack, or similar receptacle, especially one for small articles or quantities:
a tobacco pouch.
2.
a small moneybag.
3.
a bag for carrying mail.
4.
a bag or case of leather, used by soldiers to carry ammunition.
5.
something shaped like or resembling a bag or pocket.
6.
Chiefly Scot. a pocket in a garment.
7.
a baggy fold of flesh under the eye.
8.
Anatomy, Zoology. a baglike or pocketlike part; a sac or cyst, as the sac beneath the bill of pelicans, the saclike dilation of the cheeks of gophers, or the receptacle for the young of marsupials.
9.
Botany. a baglike cavity.
verb (used with object)
10.
to put into or enclose in a pouch, bag, or pocket; pocket.
11.
to arrange in the form of a pouch.
12.
(of a fish or bird) to swallow.
verb (used without object)
13.
to form a pouch or a cavity resembling a pouch.
Origin
1350-1400; Middle English pouche < Anglo-French, variant of Old French poche; also poke, poque bag. See poke2
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Examples from the Web for pouched
Historical Examples
  • He pouched it, and beat the trail, as I said, with Nita and the kiddie.

    The Heart of Unaga Ridgwell Cullum
  • The pouched animals are not entirely confined to the Australian island.

  • And for the value of the gowden piece, it shall never be said I pouched her siller.

    The Pirate

    Sir Walter Scott
  • Thought I heard someone in here, he said around the chew that pouched his cheek.

    The Sex Life of the Gods Michael Knerr
  • Oken thought them to be related to the marsupials, or pouched animals.

  • The Franois dress is not trailing, nor is it pouched, nor is it Homeric.

    The World of Homer

    Andrew Lang
  • He pouched me at Harrow, and it was the largest pouch I ever had.

    Endymion Benjamin Disraeli
  • "Thank yer, sir," he said, grinning oafishly as he pouched the guinea.

    The Yeoman Adventurer George W. Gough
  • From the primary mammal arose the pouched animals (marsupialia).

    Was Man Created? Henry A. Mott
  • The opossum is the only American member of the family of pouched animals.

    Science of Trapping Elmer Harry Kreps
British Dictionary definitions for pouched

pouched

/paʊtʃt/
adjective
1.
having a pouch or pouches

pouch

/paʊtʃ/
noun
1.
a small flexible baglike container: a tobacco pouch
2.
a saclike structure in any of various animals, such as the abdominal receptacle marsupium in marsupials or the cheek fold in rodents
3.
(anatomy) any sac, pocket, or pouchlike cavity or space in an organ or part
4.
another word for mailbag
5.
a Scot word for pocket
verb
6.
(transitive) to place in or as if in a pouch
7.
to arrange or become arranged in a pouchlike form
8.
(transitive) (of certain birds and fishes) to swallow
Derived Forms
pouchy, adjective
Word Origin
C14: from Old Norman French pouche, from Old French poche bag; see poke²
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Word Origin and History for pouched

pouch

n.

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.

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pouched in Medicine

pouch (pouch)
n.
A pocketlike space in the body.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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