Pout, a young turkey; often applied to the young of other domestic fowls and of the grouse kind; a seafish of the cod kind, so named from its power of inflating a membrane which covers the eyes and neighboring parts of the head.

Entry from Everybody's Cyclopedia, 1912.

Pout (?), n. [F. poulet. See Poult.]

The young of some birds, as grouse; a young fowl.



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Pout (?), v. i.

To shoot pouts.



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Pout (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Pouted; p. pr. & vb. n. Pouting.] [OE. pouten, of uncertain origin; cf. Prov. pot lip, Prov. F. potte, faire la potte to pout, W. pwdu to pout, be sullen, poten, potten, a paunch, belly.]


To thrust out the lips, as in sullenness or displeasure; hence, to look sullen.

Thou poutest upon thy fortune and thy love. Shak.


To protrude.

"Pouting lips."



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Pout, n.

A sullen protrusion of the lips; a fit of sullenness.

"Jack's in the pouts."

J. & H. Smith.


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Pout, n. [Cf. Eelpout.] Zool.

The European whiting pout or bib.

Eel pout. Zool. See Eelpout. -- Horn pout, ∨ Horned pout. Zool. See Bullhead (b).


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