meech

intransitive verb

ˈmēch
-ed/-ing/-es
1
now dialectal
a
: to move in a furtive or cringing manner : skulk, sneak
b
: to play truant
2
now dialectal : to complain in an ailing or peevish manner : whine

Word History

Etymology

Middle English muchen, michen, mechen to steal, skulk, probably from Old North French muchier to hide, lurk

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“Meech.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meech. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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