pilch

noun
\ ˈpilch \
plural -es

Definition of pilch

1 : an outer garment made originally of skin or fur and later of leather or wool
2a obsolete : a saddle cover
b : a light child's saddle
3 : an infant's wrapper covering the diaper

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History and Etymology for pilch

Middle English pilche, from Old English pylce, pylece, from Medieval Latin pellicea, feminine of Late Latin pelliceus, pellicius made of skin, from Latin pellis skin

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“Pilch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pilch. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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