[ouch] /aʊtʃ/ Archaic.
a clasp, buckle, or brooch, especially one worn for ornament.
the setting of a precious stone.
verb (used with object)
to adorn with or as if with ouches.
an exclamation of sharp sudden pain
a brooch or clasp set with gems
the setting of a gem
1837, from Pennsylvania German outch, cry of pain, from German autsch. The Japanese word is itai. Latin used au, hau.
An injury; a hurt: A very serious injury is a ”big” ouch
[1873+; fr the pained interjection ouch fr German, probably Pennsylvania German, autsch, found by 1838]
an Old English word denoting cavities or sockets in which gems were set (Ex. 28:11).
[ood] /ud/ noun 1. a musical instrument of the Middle East and northern Africa belonging to the lute family. /uːd/ noun 1. an Arabic stringed musical instrument resembling a lute or mandolin n. “lute or mandolin of Arab lands,” 1738, from Arabic ‘ud, literally “wood.” Also cf. lute.
[oud] /aʊd/ noun 1. a former part of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh in N India: now part of Uttar Pradesh. /aʊd/ noun 1. a region of N India, in central Uttar Pradesh: annexed by Britain in 1856 and a centre of the Indian Mutiny (1857–58); joined with Agra in 1877, becoming the […]
/French udri/ noun 1. Jean-Baptiste (ʒɑ̃batist). 1686–1755, French rococo painter and tapestry designer, noted esp for animal and hunting scenes
[ohts-hawrn] /ˈoʊtsˌhɔrn/ noun 1. a city in the S Cape of Good Hope province, in the S Republic of South Africa.