pilcher

pil·​cher | \ ˈpilchə(r) \

Definition of pilcher

 (Entry 1 of 3)

archaic variant of

pilcher

noun (1)
pilch·​er | \ " \
plural -s

Definition of pilcher (Entry 2 of 3)

: scabbard will you pluck your sword out of his pilcher by the ears— Shakespeare

pilcher

noun
plural -s

Definition of pilcher (Entry 3 of 3)

obsolete
: a contemptible person

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History and Etymology for pilcher

Noun (1)

alteration of pilch

Noun

perhaps from pilch + -er

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“Pilcher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pilcher. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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