from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who skulks, or keeps out of sight.
- n. A thief.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who skulks, or keeps out of sight; hence, a truant; an idler; a thief, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who skulks or sneaks; a truant; a mean thief.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
None seem wholly dead words except the following eighteen: To _mammock_, tear; _mell_, meddle; _mose_, mourn; _micher_, truant; _mome_, fool;
Shall the blessed sun of heaven prove a micher and eat
“Most exquisite Chiffinch, thou art turned micher as well as padder — Canst both rob a man and kidnap him!”
Shaft the blessed sun of heaven prove a micher, and eat blackberries?
Shall the blessed sun of heaven prove a micher and eat blackberries?
May the divil fly away with you, you micher from Munster, and make celery-sauce of your rotten limbs, you mealy-mouthed tub of guts. "
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