Probable shortening of bachelor
bach (plural baches)
- (New Zealand, northern) A holiday home, usually small and near the beach, often with only one or two rooms and of simple construction.
- crib (New Zealand)
- (US) To live apart from women, as with the period when a divorce is in progress (compare bachelor pad).
Cognate with Irish beag.
bach m, f (plural bachau)
|Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.