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Noun. Mid-16th century.
[Perhaps ultimately related to Old French croche crosier, CROOK noun, but partly variant of CRUTCH noun.]
1 obsolete. A fork used in agriculture or in the garden. M-L16
2 obsolete. = CRUTCH noun. M-L16
3 A support in the form of a stake or rod with a forked end. L16
4 A fork of a tree or bough. L16
5 The place where the legs join the trunk (of the human body or a garment). L16
6 A fork of a river or road. Chiefly US. L17
7 Nautical. = CRUTCH noun. M18
Crotch is an inherently ugly word, a bit like groin and moist. However, crotch really just means something Y-shaped or forked.
That's a bit better now, isn't it? Now we can all use crotch without grimacing, right? Yeah. Maybe not.
Y-fronts - that's another ugly word ...
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