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British Dictionary definitions for pech

pech

verb, noun
  1. a Scot word for pant
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Word Origin

C15: of imitative origin
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  • Give my duty to the Rana of Pech, for his line were my father's overlords from the first.

    The Eyes of Asia

    Rudyard Kipling

  • Because pecht (or pech), trow, and fairy are all synonyms for "dwarf."

  • Svet a rinn, hag z inn trz va zad, hag livirinn d'ezhan: Va zd, pech 'ed em euz a eneb ann env hag enu da enep.

    The English Language

    Robert Gordon Latham

  • Pech adds a list of the names of Conquistadores which I have not inserted, as it is less complete than that found in Cogolludo.

  • The landlady rushed out when she heard our horse hoofs, for she was expecting her husband, who had also gone to Pech.