mache

or mâche

[ mahsh ]
/ mɑʃ /

noun

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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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Example sentences 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