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crotch

(Andros, Exuma); crutch (Inagua) [cf. US crotch DAE, Brit. crutch OED, both pole or prop with a forked top; the fork of the human body] n. 1. a heavy forked timber used as a prop, as for a house or tree limb heavy with fruit. (Black)

2.   a forked stick for catching crabs. (Black)

3.   vagina. (Inagua, Nassau)

-v. usually crotch up [cf. COTCH UP] 1. to prop up with forked timbers. (Black)

2. to employ any support: Crutch up the baby with a pillow (Inagua).

Tags: anatomy, body part, noun, sexuality, verb, verb phrase

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Last update: 2012-01-17 00:47
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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