or mâche



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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for mache

Historical Examples of mache

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

    Great Ralegh

    Hugh De Selincourt

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

  • After placing the wires and bulbs and testing, the grooves are filled with "mache" or putty colored to match the other surface.