cutch

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cutch tannin extract derived from any of several mangrove barks of Pacific areas
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cutch kŭch See Catechu.
    • n Cutch (Zoöl) See Cultch.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cutch Same as quitch-grass, Triticum repens.
    • n cutch A block of paper or vellum, between the leaves of which gold-leaf is placed to be beaten.
    • n cutch Catechu.
    • n cutch Same as cultch.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cutch kuch the commercial name for catechu, from the Indian name kut.
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Usage

In literature:

This is exactly what happened in the earthquake which originated the Allah Bund, or God's Wall, in Cutch.
"The Story of the Herschels" by Anonymous
CUTCH, a native State in the Bombay Presidency, in the country called Gujarat.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Camp at Kotree, in Cutch Gundava, December 8th, 1839.
"Campaign of the Indus" by T.W.E. Holdsworth
AErua, Bheir, Mudar, a Kochia, much like one of the Cutch ones, and the before-mentioned plants continue.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
Large quantities of gambier are imported, under the corrupted name of cutch, into Calcutta, from Pegu.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
Soon afterwards it flew over the Run of Cutch into Gujarat, leaving the hills of Kathiawar on the right.
"Round the World in Seven Days" by Herbert Strang
They derive the name from Cutch, or from Kush, an eponymous ancestor.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India--Volume I (of IV)" by R.V. Russell
Amidazol cutch, 5 lb.
"The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
Boil for 1/2 an hour in the cutch, then put into boiling iron, being very careful to stir well.
"Vegetable Dyes" by Ethel M. Mairet
The strips are then cut into pieces one and a half inch square, filled into a cutch and beaten to about three inches square.
"Tin Foil and Its Combinations for Filling Teeth" by Henry L. Ambler
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In news:

Bhuj, the main town in the Rann of Cutch, remains a center of embroidery and tie- dyeing , with bright clothing and dopatta shawls hanging from shops that line the narrow, winding streets.
"Cutch was always known for its handicrafts and furniture," said A.
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