Definition of Painch

1. paunch [n -ES] - See also: paunch

Lexicographical Neighbors of Painch

pain in the arse
pain in the bum
pain in the neck
pain killer
pain killers
pain measurement
pain pill
pain reaction
pain threshold
pain thresholds
pain tolerance
pain unit
painch (current term)
painful-bruising syndrome
painful anaesthesia
painful haematuria
painful paraplegia
painful point
painful sensation
painful toe

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, ..."

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