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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “zuche” in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


From Middle English [Term?], from Anglo-Norman [Term?].


zuche (plural zuches)

  1. (obsolete) A stump of a tree.
    • 1880, Francis Orpen Morris, A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen, page 61
      The same monarch [Edward III], on the 22nd. of February, 1335, also granted to Richard de Shelley the dry zuches, which in English were then called stovenes or stubbes, []