from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A bachelor.
- intransitive v. To live alone and keep house as a bachelor.
- idiom bach it To bach.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A holiday home, usually small and near the beach, often with only one or two rooms and of simple construction.
- v. To live apart from women, as with the period when a divorce is in progress (compare bachelor pad).
*A NZ holiday cabin was/is called a bach pronounced batch.
"You can 'bach' it in the house as well as poor old Uncle Jeptha did, I reckon," this woman told the youth.
That's why, I guess, I'm what they call a "bach" at forty-four.
"Don't you know any house, or any place, where we could keep 'bach' together?"
Vaughan Roderick (Welsh): Dime dime dime, hen blant bach
Thu 10/15/09 11: 07 PM omgg i love lauren graham and i am soooo happy the she is coming bach to t. v..i am only going to watch parenthood because lauren in going to be in it … i am also a very big gilmore girls fan only because lauren is in it she is the best there is … I LOVE LAUREN GRAHAM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
One exception is the metal Harvard frame — common in dorm rooms and bach pads — which requires a bed skirt for obvious reasons.
Five Famous People Who Died of Syphilis gary oldman, johann sebastian bach, Matthew Broderick, modest moussorgsky, rosie o 'donnell, spring equinox
Having always done everything the wrong way around, (worked when my peers were in college, gone to college when they were persuing carreers, nursed my children when fellow anthropologists were doing field research, moved my family to the country to use sickle and hoe instead of discussing baby bach tapes …) I always had to excuse myself for what I was.
For New Zealand's vacation-style house, or "Kiwi bach," students sheared sheep and "stuffed wool in the walls" for insulation, says team member Nick Officer.