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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crotch  \Crotch\,  n.  (Billiards) 
  In  the  three-ball  carom  game,  a  small  space  at  each  corner  of 
  the  table.  See  {Crotched},  below. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crotch  \Crotch\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Crotched};  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. 
 
  2.  (Logging)  To  notch  (a  log)  on  opposite  sides  to  provide  a 
  grip  for  the  dogs  in  hauling.  [Western,  U.  S.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crotch  \Crotch\  (kr?ch;  224),  n.;  pl  {Crotches}  (-?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. 
 
  2.  (Naut.)  A  stanchion  or  post  of  wood  or  iron,  with  two  arms 
  for  supporting  a  boom,  spare  yards,  etc.;  --  called  also 
  {crane}  and  {crutch}.  --Totten. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crotch 
  n  1:  the  angle  formed  by  the  inner  sides  of  the  legs  where  they 
  join  the  human  trunk  [syn:  {fork}] 
  2:  external  sex  organ  [syn:  {genitalia},  {genital  organ},  {genitals}, 
  {private  parts},  {privates}] 




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