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mutch

[muhch] /mʌtʃ/
noun, British Dialect
1.
a close-fitting linen or muslin cap, as worn by elderly women or babies.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English (dial.) much < Middle Dutch mutse; cognate with German Mütze cap. See amice2
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British Dictionary definitions for mutch

mutch1

/mʌtʃ/
noun
1.
a close-fitting linen cap formerly worn by women and children in Scotland
Word Origin
C15: from Middle Dutch mutse cap, from Medieval Latin almuciaalmuce

mutch2

/mʌtʃ/
verb (dialect)
1.
(transitive) to cadge; beg
2.
(intransitive) another word for mitch
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