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n. (context obsolete English) A nun.

Usage examples of "minch".

Minches gale force twelve, jeez Louise' - but they exert a powerful soothing effect on me.

But 'sheltered' did not mean much, where the Minches were concerned: this stretch of narrow sea between Stornaway and the Scottish coast was one of the wildest anywhere round Britain, an uneasy area with swirling currents, violent overfalls, and, at the northern end, the ceaseless swell of the Atlantic coiling in to set up a wicked cross-sea at any state of the tide.