Crotch Crotch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crotched} (kr[o^]cht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crotch"ing}.] 1. To provide with a crotch; to give the form of a crotch to; as, to crotch the ends of ropes in splicing or tying knots. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. (Logging) To notch (a log) on opposite sides to provide a grip for the dogs in hauling. [Western, U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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