verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- pou sto,
- pouched rat,
Origin of pouch
Examples from the Web for pouches
Even when caught with 100 pouches of tobacco the infractions are minor.
Once the tobacco is on the compound, the pouches wholesale for 50 books of stamps, or $300 each.
“The kitchen warehouse clerk was paid $1,000 for every 100 pouches to receive and store the tobacco,” the prisoner says.
So he acts as guide, and, after a decent interval, finds the horses and pouches his reward.Through the Heart of Patagonia|H. Hesketh Prichard
The ouanderou has pouches on each side of his cheeks, and callosities upon his posteriors.
Peripodal cavities: pouches in the embryo in which the rudiments of the future legs and wings are developed.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
The moustac has pouches on each side of his cheeks, and callosities on his posteriors.
I have seen bridesmaids with their gathers under their arms, and with pouches down to their knees.The Little Vanities of Mrs. Whittaker|John Strange Winter
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.