• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Mouch to skulk or sneak about; to live a vagabond life
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. muchier (Fr. musser), to hide.


In literature:

Mouche," he called, in a low voice, "watch it!
"Sons of the Soil" by Honore de Balzac
Monsieur Mouche is not exactly that kind.
"The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard" by Anatole France
It was a day like this, and I took the Mouche, to go as far as Saint Cloud.
"Original Short Stories, Volume 5 (of 13)" by Guy de Maupassant
It was a day like this, and I took the Mouche, to go as far as Saint Cloud.
"Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete" by Guy de Maupassant
MOUCHE (FRANCOISE), younger daughter of Michel Fouan, alias Mouche.
"A Zola Dictionary" by J. G. Patterson
The milch cows were slowly mouching from the corrals as he neared the sheds.
"The Story of the Foss River Ranch" by Ridgwell Cullum
How often have I mouched over it, alone and dreamy, adjusting my steps to the cracks between its pavement-flags!
"Tell England" by Ernest Raymond
At the same time he followed the trade of rope-maker with his apprentice Mouche, the natural son of one of his natural daughters.
"Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z" by Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Fran├žois Christophe
I'll just mouch round, and be ready for you when you set out for your walk.
"Flaming June" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
In Paris, the poet was captivated by the charm of young Matilde Mirat, his "lotos flower," as he called her, or also "la mouche.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson

In poetry:

All that I remember
From a dim and verdant spring
Long dead
Is, that one bright mouche of red
Patched a blackbird's wing.
"Bird of Long Ago" by Clark Ashton Smith

In news:

Donald Berwick, A Real Life Wesley Mouch. Slash Gets Intimate At Mouche Gallery.

In science:

P.H.M. van Mouches, The coexistence problem for the discrete Mathieu operator, Comm.
Fredholm Indices and the Phase Diagram of Quantum Hall Systems