bauch

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adjective \ˈbäḵ, ˈbȯḵ\

Definition of bauch

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  inferior substandard

bauchly

adverb

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Origin and Etymology of bauch

perhaps of Celtic origin; akin to Scottish Gaelic beag little, short, disagreeable, trifling, Old Irish becc, bec small, Welsh bach, Breton biban


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