Crotched Crotched (kr[o^]cht), a. 1. Having a crotch; forked. [1913 Webster]

2. Cross; peevish. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

3. (Billiards) Lying within a crotch; -- said of the object balls in the three-ball carom game whenever the centers of both lie within a 41/2-inch square at a corner of the table, in which case but three counts are allowed unless one or both balls be forced out of the crotch. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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