mutch

[ muhch ]
/ mʌtʃ /

noun British Dialect.

a close-fitting linen or muslin cap, as worn by elderly women or babies.

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Origin of mutch

1425–75; late Middle English (dial.) much < Middle Dutch mutse; cognate with German Mütze cap. See amice2
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British Dictionary definitions for mutch (1 of 2)

mutch1
/ (mʌtʃ) /

noun

a close-fitting linen cap formerly worn by women and children in Scotland

Word Origin for mutch

C15: from Middle Dutch mutse cap, from Medieval Latin almucia almuce

British Dictionary definitions for mutch (2 of 2)

mutch2
/ (mʌtʃ) /

verb dialect

(tr) to cadge; beg
(intr) another word for mitch
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