Mutch \Mutch\ (much), n. [Cf. D. mutse a cap, G. m["u]tze. Cf. {Amice} a cape.] The close linen or muslin cap of an old woman. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster]

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  • mutch — mutch; mutch·kin; …   English syllables

  • Mutch — This name, with variant spelling Much and Muche, widespread today in Scotland and in the North of England, is of early medieval English origin, and derives from the Middle English (1200 1500) moche or muche meaning great , and was originally… …   Surnames reference

  • mutch — /much/, n. Brit. Dial. a close fitting linen or muslin cap, as worn by elderly women or babies. [1425 75; late ME (dial.) much < MD mutse; c. G Mütze cap. See AMICE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • mutch — noun /mʌʧ/ A linen or muslin hat worn by elderly women, especially in Scotland …   Wiktionary

  • mutch — noun historical a linen cap worn by old women or children. Origin ME: from MDu. mutse, from med. L. almucia amice …   English new terms dictionary

  • mutch —   n. Scottish woman s close fitting cap.    ♦ mutchkin, n. Scottish liquid measure of approximately three quarters of an imperial pint …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • mutch — n. dial. a woman s or child s linen cap. Etymology: ME f. MDu. mutse MHG muumltze f. med.L almucia AMICE …   Useful english dictionary

  • mutch|kin — «MUHCH kihn», noun. a Scottish unit of liquid measure, equal to a little less than a U.S. legal pint. ╂[perhaps < Middle Dutcmudseken (diminutive) < muddle a Dutch measure, ultimately < Latin modius, or (diminutive) < Middle Dutch… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jordon Mutch — Infobox Football biography playername = Jordon Mutch fullname = dateofbirth = birth date and age|1991|12|2|df=y cityofbirth = countryofbirth = height = height|ft=5|in=10 position = Midfielder currentclub = Birmingham City clubnumber = 17… …   Wikipedia

  • Andy Mutch — Infobox Football biography playername = Andy Mutch fullname = Andrew Todd Mutch dateofbirth = birth date and age|1963|12|28 cityofbirth = Liverpool countryofbirth = England height = height|ft=5|in=10 nickname = Mutchy position = Striker (retired) …   Wikipedia

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