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 for pouch
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pouch \Pouch\, n. [F. poche a pocket, pouch, bag; probably of
     Teutonic origin. See Poke a bag, and cf. Poach to cook
     eggs, to plunder.]
     1. A small bag; usually, a leathern bag; as, a pouch for
        money; a shot pouch; a mail pouch, etc.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. That which is shaped like, or used as, a pouch; as:
        (a) A protuberant belly; a paunch; -- so called in
        (b) (Zool.) A sac or bag for carrying food or young; as,
            the cheek pouches of certain rodents, and the pouch of
        (c) (Med.) A cyst or sac containing fluid. --S. Sharp.
        (d) (Bot.) A silicle, or short pod, as of the shepherd's
        (e) A bulkhead in the hold of a vessel, to prevent grain,
            etc., from shifting.
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     Pouch mouth, a mouth with blubbered or swollen lips.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pouch \Pouch\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pouched; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To put or take into a pouch.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To swallow; -- said of fowls. --Derham.
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     3. To pout. [Obs.] --Ainsworth.
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     4. To pocket; to put up with. [R.] --Sir W. Scott.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a small or medium size container for holding or carrying
      2: an enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air"
         [syn: pouch, sac, sack, pocket]
      3: (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a
         marsupial or gopher or pelican) [syn: pouch, pocket]
      v 1: put into a small bag
      2: send by special mail that goes through diplomatic channels
      3: swell or protrude outwards; "His stomach bulged after the
         huge meal" [syn: bulge, pouch, protrude]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  30 Moby Thesaurus words for "pouch":
     bag, balloon, beetle, belly, belly out, bilge, billow, bouge, bug,
     bulge, dilate, distend, goggle, jut, overhang, pocket, poke, pooch,
     pop, pout, project, protrude, purse, reticule, round out, sack,
     stand out, stick out, swell, swell out

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