crotch /ˈkrɑʧ/ 名詞
Crotch n.; pl. Crotches
1. The angle formed by the parting of two legs or branches; a fork; the point where a trunk divides; as, the crotch of a tree. more specifically, the space on the human torso between the two legs; also, the corresponding part between the legs of a pair of pants, which is in contact with the crotch of the wearer; as, pants with a tight crotch have become very popular.
2. Naut. A stanchion or post of wood or iron, with two arms for supporting a boom, spare yards, etc.; -- called also crane and crutch.
3. Billiards In the three-ball carom game, a small space at each corner of the table. See Crotched, below.
Crotch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crotched p. pr. & vb. n. Crotch"ing.]
1. To provide with a crotch; to give the form of a crotch to; as, to crotch the ends of ropes in splicing or tying knots.
2. Logging To notch (a log) on opposite sides to provide a grip for the dogs in hauling. [Western, U. S.]
n 1: the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they
join the human trunk [syn: fork]
2: external sex organ [syn: genitalia, genital organ, genitals,
private parts, privates]