verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of pouch
Related Words for pouchingbulge, poke, emerge, loom, protrude, bloat, balloon, rise, enlarge, surge, increase, mount, accumulate, fatten, grow, expand, swell, sag, impend, protuberate
Examples from the Web for pouching
Historical Examples of pouching
"I'm no fool, I guess," mumbled Boltwood, pouching the gold piece.Owen Clancy's Happy Trail
Burt L. Standish
When the turkey was relieved from his pouching and sent to bed, Pierre Grignon took his violin.Lazarre
Mary Hartwell Catherwood
The pouching clerk takes the packages of letters, reads the labels thereon, and throws them into the proper sack.
Innominate aneurysm may be of the fusiform or of the sacculated variety, and is frequently associated with pouching of the aorta.Manual of Surgery
Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
I hit the cock and one o' the hens down wi' the barrel o' my gun, and just as I were pouching'em, up come the keeper.Three Courses and a Dessert
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.