To touch ; to get money from any one; also to arrest.

Touched in the wind; broken winded.

Touched in the head; insane, crazy.

To touch up a woman; to have carnal knowledge of her.

Touch bone and whistle; any one having broken wind backwards, according to the vulgar law, may be pinched by any of the company till he has touched bone (i.e. his teeth) and whistled.

The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue.