\ ˈmēch \

Definition of meech

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

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History and Etymology for meech

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 24 Nov. 2020.

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