cootch

cwtch

South Wales dialect

noun

a hiding place
a room, shed, etc, used for storagea coal cootch

verb

(tr) to hide
(often foll by up) to cuddle or be cuddled
(tr) to clasp (someone or something) to oneself

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Word Origin for cootch

from French couche couch, probably influenced by Welsh cwt hut

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