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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pouch  \Pouch\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Pouched};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Pouching}.] 
  1.  To  put  or  take  into  a  pouch. 
 
  2.  To  swallow;  --  said  of  fowls.  --Derham. 
 
  3.  To  pout.  [Obs.]  --Ainsworth. 
 
  4.  To  pocket;  to  put  up  with  [R.]  --Sir  W.  Scott. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pouch  \Pouch\,  n.  [F.  poche  a  pocket,  pouch,  bag;  probably  of 
  Teutonic  origin.  See  {Poke}  a  bag,  and  cf  {Poach}  to  cook 
  eggs,  to  plunder.] 
  1.  A  small  bag;  usually,  a  leathern  bag;  as  a  pouch  for 
  money;  a  shot  pouch;  a  mail  pouch,  etc 
 
  2.  That  which  is  shaped  like  or  used  as  a  pouch;  as: 
  a  A  protuberant  belly;  a  paunch;  --  so  called  in 
  ridicule. 
  b  (Zo["o]l.)  A  sac  or  bag  for  carrying  food  or  young; 
  as  the  cheek  pouches  of  certain  rodents,  and  the 
  pouch  of  marsupials. 
  c  (Med.)  A  cyst  or  sac  containing  fluid.  --S.  Sharp. 
  d  (Bot.)  A  silicle,  or  short  pod,  as  of  the  shepherd's 
  purse. 
  e  A  bulkhead  in  the  hold  of  a  vessel,  to  prevent  grain, 
  etc.,  from  shifting. 
 
  {Pouch  mouth},  a  mouth  with  blubbered  or  swollen  lips. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  pouch 
  n  1:  small  or  medium-sized  baglike  container  for  holding  or 
  carrying  things 
  2:  an  enclosed  space  [syn:  {sac},  {sack},  {pocket}] 
  3:  a  saclike  structure  in  any  of  various  animals  [syn:  {pocket}] 
  v  1:  put  into  a  pouch 
  2:  send  by  pouch 
  3:  swell  or  protrude  outwards;  "His  eyes  bulged  with  surprise" 
  [syn:  {bulge},  {protrude}] 




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