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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crotched a.
 1. Having a crotch; forked.
 2. Cross; peevish. [Prov. Eng.]
 3. Billiards Lying within a crotch; -- said of the object balls in the three-ball carom game whenever the centers of both lie within a 4½-inch square at a corner of the table, in which case but three counts are allowed unless one or both balls be forced out of the crotch.