Pouches



[pouch] /paʊtʃ/

noun
1.
a bag, sack, or similar receptacle, especially one for small articles or quantities:
a tobacco pouch.
2.
a small moneybag.
3.
a bag for carrying mail.
4.
a bag or case of leather, used by soldiers to carry ammunition.
5.
something shaped like or resembling a bag or pocket.
6.
Chiefly Scot. a pocket in a garment.
7.
a baggy fold of flesh under the eye.
8.
Anatomy, Zoology. a baglike or pocketlike part; a sac or cyst, as the sac beneath the bill of pelicans, the saclike dilation of the cheeks of gophers, or the receptacle for the young of marsupials.
9.
Botany. a baglike cavity.
verb (used with object)
10.
to put into or enclose in a pouch, bag, or pocket; pocket.
11.
to arrange in the form of a pouch.
12.
(of a fish or bird) to swallow.
verb (used without object)
13.
to form a pouch or a cavity resembling a pouch.
/paʊtʃ/
noun
1.
a small flexible baglike container: a tobacco pouch
2.
a saclike structure in any of various animals, such as the abdominal receptacle marsupium in marsupials or the cheek fold in rodents
3.
(anatomy) any sac, pocket, or pouchlike cavity or space in an organ or part
4.
another word for mailbag
5.
a Scot word for pocket
verb
6.
(transitive) to place in or as if in a pouch
7.
to arrange or become arranged in a pouchlike form
8.
(transitive) (of certain birds and fishes) to swallow
n.

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.

pouch (pouch)
n.
A pocketlike space in the body.

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