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colloquial shortening of kitchen, attested by 1919. Sometimes also an erroneous spelling of kitsch.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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  • He just said, "Here, Mister Who-ever-you-are, kitch hold of that rope."

    An Outback Marriage Andrew Barton Paterson
  • Who knows but when he finds out what's happened he'll kitch that idee?

    Flood Tide

    Sara Ware Bassett
  • You git on the roof, and ef you don't kitch 'im up thar, I'll kitch 'im down yere.

  • Better dew that than be strong-mainded, and dew your own cook'n, and live in your own kitch'n.

    The Guardian Angel Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • We either dine in our kitchen or kitch in our dining-room; and I don't believe we have found out yet which it is!

    We Girls: A Home Story Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  • Wonder 'f I'll ebber git back from de 'cad'my an' kitch fish in dis yer bay?

  • The Indians say that when kitch' Manitou had created men he was dissatisfied, and so brought women into being.

    The Forest Stewart Edward White

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