[ kuhlch ]
/ kʌltʃ /
verb (used with object)
to prepare (an oyster bed) with culch.
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Example sentences from the Web for culch
A sort of pavement of culch, on the mud of estuaries, for forming a bed for oysters.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
British Dictionary definitions for culch
/ (kʌltʃ) /
a mass of broken stones, shells, and gravel that forms the basis of an oyster bed
the oyster spawn attached to such a structure
dialect refuse; rubbish
Word Origin for culch
C17: perhaps ultimately from Old French culche bed, couch
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