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crotch

[ kroch ]
/ krɒtʃ /
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noun
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Origin of crotch

First recorded in 1530–40; variant of crutch

OTHER WORDS FROM crotch

crotched [krocht], /krɒtʃt/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for crotch

crotch
/ (krɒtʃ) /

noun
Also called (Brit): crutch
  1. the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk
  2. the human external genitals or the genital area
  3. the corresponding part of a pair of trousers, pants, etc
a forked region formed by the junction of two members
a forked pole or stick

Derived forms of crotch

crotched, adjective

Word Origin for crotch

C16: probably variant of crutch
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