mutch

mutch

[muhch]
noun British Dialect.
a close-fitting linen or muslin cap, as worn by elderly women or babies.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English (dial.) much < Middle Dutch mutse; cognate with German Mütze cap. See amice2

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mutch1 (mʌtʃ)
 
n
a close-fitting linen cap formerly worn by women and children in Scotland
 
[C15: from Middle Dutch mutse cap, from Medieval Latin almuciaalmuce]

mutch2 (mʌtʃ)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to cadge; beg
2.  (intr) another word for mitch

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