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potch

/pɒtʃ/
noun
1.
(mainly Austral, slang) inferior quality opal used in jewellery for mounting precious opals
Word Origin
C20: of uncertain origin
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potch

noun

A slap, esp to a child

verb
  1. To slap or spank a child
  2. To slap; bump: potching against the waves in a plastic foam Sunflower

[1892+; fr Yiddish fr German patsch, ''smack, splash'']


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