from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To shrink from view; lie hidden; skulk; sneak.
  • To be guilty of anything sly, skulking, or mean, such as carrying on an illicit amour, or pilfering in a sneaking way. See micher.
  • n. A Middle English form of much.
  • n. See mitch.


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  • The launch will come about a year after Anheuser rival Miller Brewing, the U.S. unit of London's SABMiller PLC, rolled out Miller Chill, a lime-and-salt-flavored lager modeled after Mexican concoctions known as miche ladas.

    Anheuser to Offer Lime in Bud Light

  • Bloomberg News Poilâne's signature sourdough miche s at its central bakery outside Paris.

    The Rise of Nations

  • If you making one large round loaf pain de menage, miche, or pain boulot, you will not cut the dough at all and just need to follow the directions below.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • The miche is dense and tasty, and the baguettes are beautiful and delicious.


  • One was known as the _Rue Brise-miche_, and the cleanliness of its inhabitants might instantly be judged of: a fifth was the _Rue Trousse-vache_, and one of the shops in it was adorned with an enormous sign of a red cow, with her tail sticking up in the air and her head reared in rampant sauciness.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXXVI. October, 1843. Vol. LIV.

  • When he went to bed at all it was only when the taverns and cafés along the "Boul-miche" closed before dawn.

    A Village of Vagabonds

  • I found him trying to miche, and nipped him as he was skulking off.

    In the King's Name The Cruise of the "Kestrel"

  • "Must; I want to tell you, I am going to miche -- sham, you know -- the other way on."

    !Tention A Story of Boy-Life during the Peninsular War

  • "Rapaud finished your crust [ta miche] while you were fighting," says Jolivet.

    The Martian

  • It's noticably sour, very flavorful, crumb is chewy and moist, one of the best miche breads

    The Fresh Loaf


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  • "I found him trying to miche, and nipped him as he was skulking off."

    - George Manville Fenn, In the King's Name, 1883

    April 15, 2016

  • Historically, miche (or mitch) has signified a small loaf of bread (Oxford English Dictionary). At Panera Bread bakery-cafes, miche is a large loaf of bread. According to Wikipedia, miche is a large pan loaf or a large or immense round loaf.

    August 21, 2011