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

 crutch /ˈkrʌʧ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 crutch /ˈkrəʧ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crutch n.; pl. Crutches
 1. A staff with a crosspiece at the head, to be placed under the arm or shoulder, to support the lame or infirm in walking.
    I'll lean upon one crutch, and fight with the other.   --Shak.
    Rhyme is a crutch that lifts the weak alone.   --H. Smith.
 2. A form of pommel for a woman's saddle, consisting of a forked rest to hold the leg of the rider.
 3. Naut. (a) A knee, or piece of knee timber. (b) A forked stanchion or post; a crotch. See Crotch.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crutch, v. t. To support on crutches; to prop up. [R.]
    Two fools that crutch their feeble sense on verse.   --Dryden.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a wooden or metal staff that fits under the armpit and
           reaches to the ground; used by disabled person while
      2: anything that serves as an expedient; "he uses drugs as a
         psychological crutch"