pouch


pouch
pouch - A container identified by its leather neck strap with a closing latch and eye near the opening (unlike a sack, which is tied). It is generally used for First-Class Mail and registered mail; a special blue and orange pouch is used for Express Mail. Also, the term is used to indicate one unit making up a direct pouch labeled to another unit. In mail processing and dispatch functions, to place mailpieces in pouches. (Also see mail transport equipment) (Also called mailpouch)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

Synonyms:
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  • Pouch — Gemeinde Muldestausee Koordinaten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pouch — [pouch] n. [ME pouche < MFr poche, var. of poque: see POKE2] 1. a small bag or sack for carrying something, as in one s pocket [a leather tobacco pouch ] ☆ 2. a mailbag; specif., one whose opening can be locked, as for sending diplomatic… …   English World dictionary

  • pouch — [pautʃ] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old North French; Origin: pouche] 1.) a small leather, cloth, or plastic bag that you can keep things in, and which is sometimes attached to a belt pouch of ▪ a leather pouch of tobacco ▪ a money pouch 2.) especially …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Pouch — may refer to:* Pouch (marsupial) used by female marsupials to rear their young through early infancy * Ileo anal pouch, an internal reservoir formed by connecting the end of the small intestine (the ileum) to the rectum * a Bag * Pouch, Germany a …   Wikipedia

  • pouch|y — «POW chee», adjective, pouch|i|er, pouch|i|est. having pouches; like a pouch; baggy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pouch — Pouch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pouched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pouching}.] 1. To put or take into a pouch. [1913 Webster] 2. To swallow; said of fowls. Derham. [1913 Webster] 3. To pout. [Obs.] Ainsworth. [1913 Webster] 4. To pocket; to put up with. [R.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pouch — [ pautʃ ] noun count 1. ) a small bag made of cloth or thin leather: a tobacco pouch 2. ) a fold of skin on the body of an animal, such as the place where a KANGAROO carries its baby a ) AMERICAN a loose fold of skin under your eye …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pouch — pouch; pouch·less; …   English syllables

  • pouch-on — To prepare a pouch of First Class Mail for another post office …   Glossary of postal terms


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