cachear

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested circa 1750. Perhaps from cacho (fragment (of potato)).[1] Alternatively, from northern Old French cachier (to chase); compare English catch.

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cachear (first-person singular present cacheo, first-person singular preterite cacheei, past participle cacheado)

  1. (transitive) to inspect; to search carefully for something that is hidden
    Synonym: rexistrar
  2. (transitive) to frisk (to search somebody by feeling his or her body and clothing)
    Synonyms: apalpar, rexistrar
  3. (transitive) to pick up a plant of potato to assess how the harvest will be
  4. (transitive) to pick up the potatoes of a field
    Synonyms: apañar, coller

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References[edit]

  • cachear” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • cachear” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • cachear” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. cachear.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Galician cachear.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cachear (first-person singular present cacheo, first-person singular preterite cacheé, past participle cacheado)

  1. to search; to frisk

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. cachear.