Crotched

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Crotched Cross; peevish.
    • Crotched Having a crotch; forked.
    • Crotched (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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • crotched Having a crotch; forked.
    • crotched Peevish; cross; crotchety.
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Usage

In literature:

Sometimes he stayed in the same tree for several days at a time, quenching his thirst with snow, and sleeping in a crotch.
"Forest Neighbors" by William Davenport Hulbert
The T-bandage is used to bandage the crotch between the thighs, or around the forehead and over the top of the skull.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume I (of VI)" by Various
After you have erected the four uprights, lay two poles through the crotches, as in Fig.
"Shelters, Shacks and Shanties" by D.C. Beard
That chap may be lying in a crotch of a tree, meaning to drop down on us.
"The Banner Boy Scouts Snowbound" by George A. Warren
About twelve feet from the ground he cut off the trunk just above the place where a good stout limb stub formed a convenient crotch.
"Connie Morgan in the Fur Country" by James B. Hendryx
Up the little tree she went, nimbly as a monkey, and crouched shivering in a crotch.
"In the Morning of Time" by Charles G. D. Roberts
Pressure should be applied by putting your fingers three inches above the crotch and holding it pressed against the bone.
"How Girls Can Help Their Country" by Juliette Low
It was made of two springy poles held in place by crotched sticks driven into the ground.
"War from the Inside" by Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
Pressure should be applied about three inches below the crotch.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
He found the detective seated in the crotch of a tree only a few feet from the face of the cliff.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, October, 1930" by Various
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In poetry:

And here all hope soured on me,
Of my fellow-critter's aid,--
I jest flopped down on my marrow-bones,
Crotch-deep in the snow, and prayed.
"Little Breeches" by John Hay
How instructive this is!
The dumb, banded bodies
Walking the plank draped with Mother France's upholstery
Into a new mausoleum,
An ivory palace, a crotch pine.
"The Swarm" by Sylvia Plath

In news:

It was the most talked about moment at the MTV Movie Awards Sunday, but sources close to MTV say that the Sacha Baron Cohen's infamous crotch -landing in Eminem's face was all part of a grand comedic plan.
Blazer Nicolas Batum Crotch -Punches Spaniard at Olympics.
Streets are often named after notable people, so one can only imagine how exactly New Portland, Maine residents came up with the name Katie's Crotch Road.
The Guys Make Fun of Idiot Trying Burnout on Crotch Rocket.
A 66-year-old man accused of tapping the crotches of three male Walmart employees was arrested Wednesday, telling police he has a problem, according to affidavits released Thursday.
A disposable garment having a front and back region surrounding a crotch region has been patented.
A transgender woman who was attacked with a taser-gun shot to her crotch last year by federal agent s has filed suit accusing the accusing the US Bureau of Land Management of excessive force.
A company has invented what it calls the 'Freedom Flask ' – an underwear pouch that turns your crotch into a beer dispenser.
You may want to think twice before making fun of your friend for going to the hospital after getting hit in the crotch with a soccer ball.
Is it any surprise that Andy Dick has been arrested again -- for allegedly grabbing a bouncer's crotch in West Virginia.
Captain America reports on Glitter Dick's fundraising efforts for their debut album, Sparkling Richard, in Kick(start) their crotch.
Too-tight pants could result not only in unsightly muffin top and rippling fabric in the crotch area, but also in a nerve condition called meralgia paresthetica, now seen in increasing numbers among young fit women.
Kyan Douglas People who speak in metaphors should shampoo my crotch.
Girls, Does your Crotch Smell Like a Fish Market.
One of the images sent to the 17-year-old boy depicted Kandel wearing compression underwear with a bulge in the crotch area, investigators said.
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