Origin of pouched
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of pouch
Related Words for pouchedbulge, poke, emerge, loom, protrude, bloat, balloon, rise, enlarge, surge, increase, mount, accumulate, fatten, grow, expand, swell, sag, impend, protuberate
Examples from the Web for pouched
Historical Examples of pouched
He pouched it, and beat the trail, as I said, with Nita and the kiddie.The Heart of Unaga
The pouched animals are not entirely confined to the Australian island.
And for the value of the gowden piece, it shall never be said I pouched her siller.The Pirate
Sir Walter Scott
Thought I heard someone in here, he said around the chew that pouched his cheek.The Sex Life of the Gods
Oken thought them to be related to the marsupials, or pouched animals.
Word Origin for pouch
early 14c., "bag for carrying things," especially (late 14c.) "small bag in which money is carried," from Anglo-French puche, Old North French pouche (13c.), Old French poche "purse, poke," all from a Germanic source (cf. Old English pocca "bag;" see poke (n.1)). Extended to cavities in animal bodies from c.1400.