mache

or mâche

[ mahsh ]
/ mɑʃ /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. machala,
  2. machan,
  3. machaon,
  4. machaut,
  5. machaut, guillaume de,
  6. mache unit,
  7. machel,
  8. machen,
  9. machen, arthur,
  10. macher

Origin of mache

1820–30; < French mâche, perhaps by apheresis (or by association with mâcher to chew) from dial. pomache, with same sense, perhaps < Vulgar Latin *pōmasca, derivative of Latin pōmum fruit

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Examples from the Web for mache

  • When the mache is dry, give the exposed portion of it one or two coats of paint of the proper color.

  • Hee may also mache in a better howse then his; and so that feare is not worth the fearinge.

    Great Ralegh|Hugh De Selincourt