cutch
Cultch Cultch (k?lch; 224), n. [Etymol. uncertain.] Empty oyster shells and other substances laid down on oyster grounds to furnish points for the attachment of the spawn of the oyster. [Also written {cutch}.] [1913 Webster]

2. Young or seed oysters together with the shells and other objects to which they are usually attached. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. Rubbish; d['e]bris; refuse. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • Cutch — (k[u^]ch; 224), n. See {Catechu}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cutch — Cutch, n. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Cultch}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cutch — (spr. Katsch), britischer Schutzstaat in Ostindien, begrenzt von Sind, dem Staate des Guicowar, der Halbinsel Kattiwar, dem Busen von Cutch u. dem Indischen Ocean, ist 318 QM. groß u. wird von zwei Gebirgszügen von geringer Höhe, von denen der… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cutch — (spr. kötsch), ostind. Staat, s. Katschh …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cutch — [kuch] alt. sp. of KUTCH …   English World dictionary

  • cutch — [kuch] n. CATECHU …   English World dictionary

  • cutch — es·cutch·eon; es·cutch·eoned; cutch; …   English syllables

  • cutch — Catechu Cat e*chu, n. [See {Cashoo}.] (Chem.) A dry, brown, astringent extract, obtained by decoction and evaporation from the {Acacia catechu}, and several other plants growing in India. It contains a large portion of tannin or tannic acid, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cutch — noun Etymology: modification of Malay kachu Date: 1759 catechu a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cutch — /kuch/, n. catechu. * * * …   Universalium

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