Knitch
Knitch Knitch, Knitchet Knitch"et, n. [Cf. {Knit}.] A number of things tied or knit together; a bundle; a fagot. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

When they [stems of asphodel] be dried, they ought to be made up into knitchets, or handfuls. --Holland. [1913 Webster]


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  • knitch — ˈnich, kəˈn noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English knytche, knucche, from Old English gecnycc bond; akin to Middle Low German knocke bundle, Middle High German knock back of the neck, knoche bone more at knuckle dialect England : bundle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Knitchet — Knitch Knitch, Knitchet Knitch et, n. [Cf. {Knit}.] A number of things tied or knit together; a bundle; a fagot. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] When they [stems of asphodel] be dried, they ought to be made up into knitchets, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Knocke — Sf Flachsbündel per. Wortschatz arch. (17. Jh.) Stammwort. Aufgenommen aus ndd. knocke, mndd. knucke, knocke Flachsbündel . Vergleichbar ist me. knucche Heubündel , ne. knitch Holzbündel ; dazu ae. (ge)cnycc m. Band . Außergermanisch vergleicht… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • gen- —     gen     English meaning: to pinch, pluck, press, etc..     Deutsche Übersetzung: as basis for extensions der meaning “zusammendrũcken, kneifen, zusammenknicken; Zusammengedrũcktes, Geballtes”     Note: (Persson Beitr. 88 f.); therefrom are… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • knucche — ME. form of knitch, bundle …   Useful english dictionary

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