Definition of Painches

1. painch [n] - See also: painch



Lexicographical Neighbors of Painches

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
painable
painch
painches (current term)
pained
painful
painful-bruising syndrome
painful anaesthesia
painful haematuria
painful paraplegia
painful point
painful sensation
painful toe
painfull
painfuller
painfullest
painfully
painfulness

Literary usage of Painches

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"To "keep the painches waggin "—to continue at severe and incessant toil; from the wagging or shaking of the bowels during excessive exertion. ..."

2. Northumberland Words by Richard Oliver Heslop, Oliver Heslop (1894)
"To "keep the painches waggin "—to continue at severe and incessant toil; from the wagging or shaking of the bowels during excessive exertion. ..."

3. A History of the Reigning Family of Lahore: With Some Account of the Jummoo by George Carmichael Smyth (1847)
"On this great confusion ensued, arising out of the conflicting opinions of the painches as to which officers should be kept and which dismissed. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"An instrument of torture, probably the same as the brate. painches. Tripe. North. painches -WAGGON. A north-country phrase implying incessant labour. ..."

5. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"(3) ». A sore. Staff. PAIR, ». To beat. North. PAILLET, ». (A.-N.) A couch. PAIN-BALK, ». An old instrument of torture. painches, ». Tripe. North. ..."

6. The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke by Edmund Burke (1877)
"count Bengal book-keeping is as remote from good book-keeping as the Bengal painches are remote from all the rules of good composition. We have, how ever, ..."

7. The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke by Edmund Burke (1869)
"count Bengal book-keeping is as remote from good book-keeping as the Bengal painches are remote from all the rules of good composition. We have, how ever, ..."

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