Definition for POUCH

POUCH, n. [Fr. poche, a pocket or bag, a purse-net, the paunch; Ir. pucan; G. bauch, D. buik, Sw. buk, Dan. bug, the belly, from bulging and extending.]

  1. A small bag; usually a leathern bag to be carried in the pocket. – Swift.
  2. A protuberant belly.
  3. The bag or sack of a fowl, as that of the pelican.

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