peched

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

peched

  1. simple past tense and past participle of pech

Adjective[edit]

peched ‎(comparative more peched, superlative most peched)

  1. (Scotland) Tired, out of breath, worn out.
    • 2008, Jess Smith, Sookin' Berries: Tales of Scottish Travellers, 2013, unnumbered page,
      The poor old dog did look fairly peched, and didn't bat an eyelid when I lifted up the nearest pup, a black and white ball of fluff.
    • 2010, A. D. Scott, A Small Death in the Great Glen, page 94,
      “I'm fair peched,” Grandad said, as he said every Sunday.
      “That's 'cos you're old, Granda.” Wee Jean cooried into the old man's side, hiding from the North Sea wind.