Definitions

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  • n. Archaic form of pilchard.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A scabbard, as of a sword.
  • n. The pilchard.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who wears a pilch.
  • n. A pilch.
  • n. A scabbard.
  • n. Same as pilchard.
  • n. plural A child's drawers. [West Indies.]

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Will you pluck your sword out of his pilcher by the ears? make haste, lest mine be about your ears ere it be out.

    Act III. Scene I. Romeo and Juliet

  • Up to that time no such cut and thrust weapon had been seen in America, and no such truculent foul-mouthed editor had plucked a pen out of his pilcher by the ears on this side of the Atlantic.

    The Philadelphia Magazines and their Contributors 1741-1850

  • Here is bichot, which comes from bishop; raille, spy, which comes from rascal, rascalion; pilche, a case, which comes from pilcher, a sheath.

    Les Miserables, Volume IV, Saint Denis

  • Referee: Tom Henning Ovrebo (Norway) (Reporting by Marius Zaharia; Editing by Tom pilcher) ((marius. zaharia@reuters.com; +40 21 315 8320; Reuters Messaging: marius. zaharia.reuters.com@reuters.net))

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  • greg reinheimer · February 19th, 2004 at 3:25 pm brad pilcher and i have been discussing this, actually, and we feel that it may be necessary for usto create a new ‘label’ for non-religious people of jewish descent, simply to clarify the distinction.

    JTA Goofs on Messianic Hire | Jewschool

  • (Editing by Tom Pilcher; To query or comment on this story email sportsfeedback@thomsonreuters.com) (tom. pilcher@thomsonreuters.com; + 44 207 542 7933 Reuters Messaging: tom. pilcher.reuters.com@reuters.net; For the Reuters sports blog Left Field go to:

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  • Referee: Roberto Rosetti (Italy) (Editing by Tom Pilcher) ((tom. pilcher@thomsonreuters.com; + 44 207 542 7933 Reuters Messaging: tom. pilcher.reuters.com@reuters.net; For the Reuters sports blog Left Field go to:

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  • (Editing by Tom Pilcher) ((tom. pilcher@thomsonreuters.com; + 44 207 542 7933 Reuters Messaging: tom. pilcher.reuters.com@reuters.net; For the Reuters sports blog Left Field go to:

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  • Referee: Alan Lewis (Ireland) (Editing by Tom Pilcher) ((tom. pilcher@thomsonreuters.com; + 44 207 542 7933 Reuters Messaging: tom. pilcher.reuters.com@reuters.net; For the Reuters sports blog Left Field go to:

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