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cootch

[kooch]
noun
  1. cooch.
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cooch

or cootch

[kooch]
noun
  1. a sinuous, quasi-Oriental dance performed by a woman and characterized chiefly by suggestive gyrating and shaking of the body.
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Origin of cooch

First recorded in 1940–45; apparently short for hootchy-kootchy
Also called cooch dance, hootchy-kootchy, cooch·ie-cooch·ie [koo-chee-koo-chee] /ˈku tʃiˈku tʃi/.
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British Dictionary definitions for cootch

cootch

cwtch

South Wales dialect
noun
  1. a hiding place
  2. a room, shed, etc, used for storagea coal cootch
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verb
  1. (tr) to hide
  2. (often foll by up) to cuddle or be cuddled
  3. (tr) to clasp (someone or something) to oneself
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Word Origin

from French couche couch, probably influenced by Welsh cwt hut
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Word Origin and History for cootch

cooch

n.

"vagina," slang, c.2003, short for coochie.

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