mounch
Munch Munch, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Munched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Munching}.] [Prob. akin to mumble: cf. also F. manger to eat (cf. {Mange}), and m[^a]cher to cher (cf. {Masticate}). See {Mumble}.] To chew with a grinding, crunching sound, as a beast chews provender; to chew deliberately or in large mouthfuls. [Formerly written also {maunch} and {mounch}.] [1913 Webster]

I could munch your good dry oats. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Mounch — (mounch), v. t. To munch. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mounch — mounch, che obs. forms of munch v., monk …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mounch — Recorded as Mounce, Mounch, Mouncey, Mounsey, Munehay, Muncie and others, this is an English surname, but one which is ultimately of Norman French origins. It is locational from the village of Moncequz in the departements of Calvados and Orne, or …   Surnames reference

  • Mounce — Recorded as Mounce, Mounch, Mouncey, Mounsey, Munehay, Muncie and others, this is an English surname, but one which is ultimately of Norman French origins. It is locational from the village of Moncequz in the departements of Calvados and Orne, or …   Surnames reference

  • Muncie — Recorded as Mounce, Mounch, Mouncey, Mounsey, Munehay, Muncie and others, this is an English surname, but one which is ultimately of Norman French origins. It is locational from the village of Moncequz in the departements of Calvados and Orne, or …   Surnames reference

  • Munehay — Recorded as Mounce, Mounch, Mouncey, Mounsey, Munehay, Muncie and others, this is an English surname, but one which is ultimately of Norman French origins. It is locational from the village of Moncequz in the departements of Calvados and Orne, or …   Surnames reference

  • maunch — Munch Munch, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Munched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Munching}.] [Prob. akin to mumble: cf. also F. manger to eat (cf. {Mange}), and m[^a]cher to cher (cf. {Masticate}). See {Mumble}.] To chew with a grinding, crunching sound, as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Munch — Munch, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Munched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Munching}.] [Prob. akin to mumble: cf. also F. manger to eat (cf. {Mange}), and m[^a]cher to cher (cf. {Masticate}). See {Mumble}.] To chew with a grinding, crunching sound, as a beast… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Munched — Munch Munch, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Munched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Munching}.] [Prob. akin to mumble: cf. also F. manger to eat (cf. {Mange}), and m[^a]cher to cher (cf. {Masticate}). See {Mumble}.] To chew with a grinding, crunching sound, as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Munching — Munch Munch, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Munched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Munching}.] [Prob. akin to mumble: cf. also F. manger to eat (cf. {Mange}), and m[^a]cher to cher (cf. {Masticate}). See {Mumble}.] To chew with a grinding, crunching sound, as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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