mutch

noun

ˈməch
plural -es
chiefly Scottish
: a close-fitting cap (as of linen or muslin) often worn by old women or babies

Word History

Etymology

Middle English (Scots dialect) much, from Middle Dutch mutse cap, from Medieval Latin almutia amice

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“Mutch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mutch. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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