crotch

crotch;
crotch·e·teer;
crotch·ety;
crotch·et;

English syllables. 2014.

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  • Crotch — Crotch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crotched} (kr[o^]cht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crotch ing}.] 1. To provide with a crotch; to give the form of a crotch to; as, to crotch the ends of ropes in splicing or tying knots. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. (Logging) To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crotch — (kr[o^]ch; 224), n.; pl. {Crotches} (kr[o^]ch [e^]z). [Cf. {Crotchet}, {Crutch}.] 1. The angle formed by the parting of two legs or branches; a fork; the point where a trunk divides; as, the crotch of a tree. more specifically, the space on the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crotch — ist der Name von George Robert Crotch (1842–1874), britischer Insektenkundler William Crotch (1775–1847), englischer Komponist und Organist Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • crotch — UK [krɒtʃ] / US [krɑtʃ] or crutch UK [krʌtʃ] / US noun [countable] Word forms crotch : singular crotch plural crotches Word forms crutch : singular crutch plural crutches a) British the area between your legs where they join your body b) British… …   English dictionary

  • crotch — crotch, crutch It s as well not to confuse these two words. Crotch is the part of the human body between the legs at their junction with the torso; a crutch (although it is occasionally used as a variant of crotch) is a support (both physical,… …   Modern English usage

  • crotch´et|i|ly — crotch|et|y «KROCH uh tee», adjective. full of odd notions or unreasonable whims. –crotch´et|i|ly, adverb. –crotch´et|i|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • crotch|et|y — «KROCH uh tee», adjective. full of odd notions or unreasonable whims. –crotch´et|i|ly, adverb. –crotch´et|i|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • crotch — [krɔtʃ US kra:tʃ] n also crutch BrE [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Probably from crutch] the part of your body between the tops of your legs, or the part of a piece of clothing that covers this →↑groin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • crotch — [ kratʃ ] noun count the area between your legs where they join your body a. the part of a piece of clothing that covers this area …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • crotch — 1530s, original meaning pitchfork, from O.N.Fr. croche shepherd s crook, var. of croc hook (see CROCHET (Cf. crochet)); meaning region where the body forks is 1590s …   Etymology dictionary

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