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- n. Alternative spelling of toches.
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As explained in one of the 82 brief footnotes in the book, tokhes is Yiddish for "bottom", a part of the body that modest Michele found to feature rather too much in the Doctors and Nurses games the other kids played.
Was it ever a pain in the tokhes sailing down the Danube today.
But tush, or tushie, is current slang for buttocks, an apparent alteration of the Yiddish tokhes, of like meaning.