culch
noun see cultch

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • culch — [kulch] n. alt. sp. of CULTCH …   English World dictionary

  • culch — /kulch/, n. 1. the stones, old shells, etc., forming an oyster bed and furnishing points of attachment for the spawn of oysters. 2. the spawn of oysters. 3. Also, sculch. Eastern New Eng. rubbish; refuse. v.t. 4. to prepare (an oyster bed) with… …   Universalium

  • culch — 1. noun a) The rocks, crushed shells, and other sea detritus that create an oyster bed, where oyster spawn can attach themselves. b) The accumulation of small household items of little value. ( …   Wiktionary

  • culch — /kʌltʃ/ (say kulch) noun 1. the stones, old shells, etc., forming an oyster bed and furnishing points of attachment for the spawn of oysters. 2. the spawn. 3. rubbish; refuse. –verb (t) 4. to prepare (an oyster bed) with culch. Also, cultch.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • culch — noun variant spelling of cultch …   English new terms dictionary

  • culch — Rubbage and refuse of every form …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • culch —  lumber, stuff, rubbish. Kent …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • culch — variant of cultch …   Useful english dictionary

  • cultch — noun or culch ˈkəlch ( es) Etymology: perhaps from a French dialect form of French couche couch, bed, from Old French culche, couche more at couch 1. a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oyster farming — Harvesting oysters from the pier at Cancale, Brittany, France 2005 Oyster farming is an aquaculture (or mariculture) practice in which oysters are raised for human consumption. Oyster farming most likely developed in tandem with pearl farming, a… …   Wikipedia

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