Definition of Painch
1. paunch [n -ES] - See also: paunch
Lexicographical Neighbors of Painch
Literary usage of Painch
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Scotish Ballads and Songs by James Maidment (1859)
"Lizie painch was Johnny's wife, And sillie Matty was her mither; Sic a wife as Johnny had, I wadna gie a button for her. Johnny was anee ha'f in love. ..."
2. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"An' what poor Cot-folk pit their painch in, 1 own is past my comprehension. . . The Twa Dogs. c. Aboon them a' ye tak your place, ..."
3. Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. by John Gibson Lockhart (1837)
"... Ay, ay, my man, as weel Peveril o' the Peak ony day as Peter o' the painch" (paunch)—which being transmitted to the brethren of the stove school, ..."