Definitions starting with C

ID #4172

cotch

[Car.; cf. Bajan scotch foot-hold (Collymore 96); DJE cotch "cf. OED scotch a block placed under a wheel; to block (a wheel)"] n. a support or prop (e.g. a timber under a sagging house). (Exuma, San Sal.)

—v. usually cotch up to support; to prop up. = CROTCH. CRUTCH (Exuma, San Sal.)

Tags: noun, verb

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Last update: 2012-01-16 16:52
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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