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cutch

[kuhch]
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noun
  1. catechu.
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Cutch

[kuhch]
noun
  1. Kutch.
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Kutch

or Cutch

[kuhch]
noun
  1. a former state in W India, now part of Gujarat state.
  2. Rann of [ruhn] /rʌn/, a salt marsh NE of this area. 9000 sq. mi. (23,310 sq. km).
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Examples from the Web for cutch

Historical Examples

  • The oil is linseed, and the nets are soaked in it before they are tanned by the cutch.

    Edward FitzGerald and "Posh"

    James Blyth

  • Its nests have also been taken in Rajputana, Katywar, and Cutch.

    Indian Birds

    Douglas Dewar

  • The only place in India where flamingos are known to breed is the Run of Cutch.

  • If it is bleached entirely or to a large extent, the dye is cutch.

    The Manufacture of Paper

    Robert Walter Sindall

  • This is the real cutch, as distinguished from the mangrove "cutch."

    Leather

    K. J. Adcock


British Dictionary definitions for cutch

cutch

noun
  1. another name for catechu
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Cutch

noun
  1. a variant spelling of Kutch
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Kutch

Cutch

noun
  1. a former state of W India, on the Gulf of Kutch (an inlet of the Arabian Sea): part of Gujarat state since 1960
  2. Rann of Kutch an extensive salt waste in W central India, and S Pakistan: consists of the Great Rann in the north and the Little Rann in the southeast; seasonal alternation between marsh and desert; some saltworks. In 1968 an international tribunal awarded about 10 per cent of the border area to Pakistan. Area: 23 000 sq km (9000 sq miles)
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