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cratch

[ krach ]
/ krætʃ /
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noun Archaic.

a crib for fodder; manger.

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Origin of cratch

1175–1225; Middle English cracche<dialectal Old French crache, variant of crechecrèche
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British Dictionary definitions for cratch

cratch
/ (krætʃ) /

noun

a rack for holding fodder for cattle, etc
C14: from Old French: crèche
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