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ouch 1

 (ouch)
interj.
Used to express sudden pain or displeasure.

ouch 2

 (ouch)
n. Obsolete
1. A setting for a precious stone.
2. A clasp or brooch, especially one set with jewels.

[Middle English ouche, from Anglo-Norman (une) ouche, alteration of (une) nouch, (a) brooch, of Germanic origin; see ned- in Indo-European roots.]
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ouch

(aʊtʃ)
interj
an exclamation of sharp sudden pain

ouch

(aʊtʃ)
n
1. (Jewellery) a brooch or clasp set with gems
2. (Jewellery) the setting of a gem
[C15 an ouch, mistaken division of C14 a nouche, from Old French nouche, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German nusca buckle]
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ouch1

(aʊtʃ)

interj.
(used to express sudden pain or dismay.)
[1830–40, Amer.; < German autsch]

ouch2

(aʊtʃ)

n. Archaic.
1.
a. a clasp, buckle, or brooch for holding a garment together.
b. an ornamental brooch set with gems.
2. the setting of a precious stone.
[1325–75; Middle English ouche, for nouche < Old French nosche < Frankish]
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Translations
av
auau dauff da
ała
aj

ouch

[aʊtʃ] EXCL¡ay!
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

ouch

[ˈaʊtʃ] exclaïe!
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

ouch

interjautsch
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

ouch

[aʊtʃ] exclohi!, ahi!
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

ouch

int. ay!; [exclamación de dolor]
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ouch

interj ¡Ay!
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in classic literature ?
'Ouch!'--hit him on de han' dis time --en I hear dat same bullet go spat!
"Ouch!" cried the man; "I'm sorry I asked that question.
"Ouch!" he cried, for his fingers throbbed as though he had grasped many nettles.
Ouch! 'Slipped up there, I did." He stuck his finger in his mouth.
But she watched for a chance, and directly banged away at a rat; but she missed him wide, and said "Ouch!" it hurt her arm so.
The teacher, a grave, elderly man, interfered; then turned his back a moment and Tom pulled a boy's hair in the next bench, and was absorbed in his book when the boy turned around; stuck a pin in another boy, presently, in order to hear him say "Ouch!" and got a new reprimand from his teacher.
He is not acting a part upon a great occasion, but he is what he has been all his life long,'a king of men.' He would rather not appear insolent, if he could avoid it(ouch os authadizomenos touto lego).
After he had adjudged them well, he ouched and informed her that there was still some hurt in the right eye.
The Ouch Lower Dir police registered a case and started investigation.
Georgia, 26, who recently returned to the travel industry to be appointed manager of the 36th branch of Hays Travel North West, said she could not think of a more deserving recipient of the funding and credited Ouch UK with saving her mum's life.
Tehsil Nazim Shahid Rehman, President PTI Youth Malakand Division Malik Azmat, former MNA, Nazim Ouch Qaisar and others attended the inauguration ceremony which was organised by PTI Ouch chapter.
He issued the directives while presiding over a meeting to review the progress on the Ouch Canal here at the Governor House.