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1. The angle or region of the angle formed by the junction of two parts or members, such as two legs or branches.
a. The area on a pair of pants, underpants, or shorts that is between the legs.
b. The piece of material used to construct this area of an item of clothing.
3. The fork of a pole or other support.

[Possibly alteration of crutch and partly from Middle English croche, crook, crosier (from Old French croche, hook, shepherd's crook, feminine of croc, hook; see crochet).]

crotched (krŏcht) adj.
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It ate till it could eat no more; and then Manuel filled his pipe with some terrible tobacco, crotched himself between the pawl-post and a forward bunk, cocked his feet up on the table, and smiled tender and indolent smiles at the smoke.
Crotched Mountain Ski & Ride Cafeteria, Pub, Ski Rental, Ski
Saturday -- Crotched Mountain, Bennington, New Hampshire, Last Midnight Madness skiing and riding 5 p.
White always looks great with a tan and the fact that it's also layered with crotched lace and embellished with tiny sparkles means there''s more to it than meets the eye.
King is the current president and chief executive officer of New London Hospital and is a member of the boards of the American Thrombosis and Hemostasis Network, treasurer of the State of NH Health Plan, trustee of the board of New England Life Care, member of the Rural Health Coalition, trustee of Crotched Mountain, Region I appointee for the American Hospital Association Regional Board, member of the Ledyard National Bank Advisory board and the New London Rotary.
The proposed negative list for items being imported from India include: Textile and Clothing Items, Cotton Fabric, Knitwear (Hosiery), Cotton Yarn, Bedwear, Ready Made garments, Towels, Art Silk and Synthetic Textile Made ups, Knitted Crotched Fabrics.
Visitors to Crotched Mountain ski and recreational area in Bennington will also experience improved service, AT&T said.
From the double entendre in "the crotched necessity of standing true / to her while pledging life and love to you" to the moody repetition of "this monster ledge / of granite under granite clouds," Leslie's language lingers in the mind and on the tongue.
The iffy strides in question were wide, a touch too short and high crotched.
Showcasing tunic shirts, waist coats and soft tailored jackets in the line, the heartthrob for the season is drop crotched pants.
According to Bevins herself, who was diagnosed with cancer in 1999, the stress of working as a payroll supervisor for the Crotched Mountain Foundation was too much to handle.