cratch

[krach]
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noun Archaic.

a crib for fodder; manger.

Nearby words

  1. crass,
  2. crassitude,
  3. crassulacean acid metabolism,
  4. crassulaceous,
  5. crassus,
  6. crate,
  7. crater,
  8. crater lake,
  9. crater lake national park,
  10. crater mound

Origin of cratch

1175–1225; Middle English cracche < dialectal Old French crache, variant of creche crèche

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British Dictionary definitions for cratch

cratch

noun

a rack for holding fodder for cattle, etc

Word Origin for cratch

C14: from Old French: crèche

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