noun \ˈach\

Definition of OUCH

obsolete :  clasp, brooch
a :  a setting for a precious stone
b :  jewel, ornament; especially :  a buckle or brooch set with precious stones

Origin of OUCH

Middle English, alteration (from misdivision of a nouche) of nouche, from Anglo-French nusche, nouche, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German nusca clasp
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with OUCH



—used to express sudden pain

Full Definition of OUCH

—used especially to express sudden pain

Origin of OUCH

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1838


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