bache

See also: Bache and bâche

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly a dialectal form of *becck, betch, answering to Old English *becc (stream), from Proto-Germanic *bakjaz (brook), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰog- (flowing water, stream). Cognate with Old Norse bekkr (brook). More at beck.

NounEdit

bache (plural baches)

  1. (obsolete) The dale of a stream or rivulet.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Origin unknown.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bache m (plural baches)

  1. pothole, bump
  2. rut, tricky/barren spell
Last modified on 19 April 2014, at 12:02