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pilch

[pilch] /pɪltʃ/
noun
1.
an infant's wrapper worn over a diaper.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English pilche a kind of outer garment, Old English pylece < Medieval Latin pellicia a furred garment, Latin pellicea, feminine of pelliceus of skins, hides, derivative of pellis a skin
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pilch

/pɪltʃ/
noun (Brit, archaic)
1.
an outer garment, originally one made of skin
2.
an infant's outer wrapping, worn over the napkin
Word Origin
C17: from Old English pylce a garment made of skin and fur, from Late Latin pellicia, from Latin pellis fur
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