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for Pouch mouth
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Pouch \Pouch\, n. [F. poche a pocket, pouch, bag; probably of
Teutonic origin. See Poke a bag, and cf. Poach to cook
eggs, to plunder.]
1. A small bag; usually, a leathern bag; as, a pouch for
money; a shot pouch; a mail pouch, etc.
2. That which is shaped like, or used as, a pouch; as:
(a) A protuberant belly; a paunch; -- so called in
(b) (Zool.) A sac or bag for carrying food or young; as,
the cheek pouches of certain rodents, and the pouch of
(c) (Med.) A cyst or sac containing fluid. --S. Sharp.
(d) (Bot.) A silicle, or short pod, as of the shepherd's
(e) A bulkhead in the hold of a vessel, to prevent grain,
etc., from shifting.
Pouch mouth, a mouth with blubbered or swollen lips.
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