Ouch

Ouch

(ouch), n. [OE. ouch, nouche (a nouch being taken for an ouch: cf. Adder), fr. OF. nusche, nosche, nousche, buckle, clasp, LL. nusca, fr. OHG. nusca, nuscha.] A socket or bezel holding a precious stone; hence, a jewel or ornament worn on the person.
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A precious stone in a rich ouche.
Sir T. Elyot.
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Your brooches, pearls, and ouches.
Shak.
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