MEANING: noun: 1. An old, worn-out shoe.
2. Something useless or worn out.
3. A useless person; a fool.
verb tr.: To subject to disgrace or contempt.

ETYMOLOGY: Of Scottish origin, perhaps from bauch (inferior or substandard). Earliest documented use: 1488.

BOUCHLÉ - a heavy textile containing nubby, looped yarn, often in two different shades...known for its interesting visual texture and super-soft comfort. [I recall a tongue-twister about blue boots made of it]

BACHLE - in the style of Ol' J.S.

BANUCHLE - a card game played by Gary Larsen's sheep