From Middle French, from Old French puche (“purse, small bag”), from Frankish *pokka, *pukka (“pouch, bag”), from Proto-Germanic *puk-, *pūka- (“bag, pouch”), from Proto-Indo-European *buk-, *bu-, *beu- (“to blow, swell”). Reinforced by Old Norse puki, poki (“bag, pocket”), from Old Northern French. Cognate with Middle Dutch poke, Alemannic German Pfoch (“purse, bag”), Old English pocca, pohha (“poke, pouch, pocket, bag”), and English pocket; compare also pouch.
poche f (plural poches)
- pocket (part of the clothing)
- pouch (small bag, or part of small bag)
- pouch (of a marsupial)
- pocket (cavity)
- poach (act of cooking by poaching)
- the rendering or the act of rendering the walls, columns, and other solids of a building or the like, as indicated on an architectural plan, usually in black
- ladle (container used in a foundry to transport and pour out molten metal)
- first-person singular present indicative of
- third-person singular present indicative of
- first-person singular present subjunctive of
- third-person singular present subjunctive of
- second-person singular imperative of
poche m, f (plural poches)
- “poche” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
- First-person singular present of pochen.
- First-person singular subjunctive I of pochen.
- Third-person singular subjunctive I of pochen.
- Imperative singular of pochen.