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pouch

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a container made of a flexible material (as paper or plastic)
  • we sealed the catnip in a cloth pouch and tossed it to the cat

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pouch

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of pouch (Entry 2 of 2)

to extend outward beyond a usual point
  • as he grew older, the skin on his neck pouched

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The first known use of pouch was in the 14th century

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“Pouch.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pouch. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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