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
E. in one direction, and at Kattiwar and Cutch in another.
"Volcanoes: Past and Present" by Edward Hull
A more recent survey of Cutch, by Sir A. Burnes, who was not in communication with Capt.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
The women would be comely if it were not for the cutch that they smear over their faces.
"The Unveiling of Lhasa" by Edmund Candler
In Cutch and Kathiawar they are underlaid by Jurassic and Neocomian beds.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2" by Various
On the north their drainage forms the Luni and Sakhi rivers, which fall into the Gulf of Cutch.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4" by Various
The cutch is beaten on for about 20 minutes with a 17-lb.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 2" by Various
The general appearance of Cutch is barren and uninteresting.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 8" by Various
Contemporaneously with the formation of the upper part of the Gondwana series marine deposits of Jurassic age were laid down in Cutch.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4" by Various
An aromatic earth, found on the coast of Cutch, is used as incense in the temples of western India.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3" by Various
Bombay, situated on the Little Runn of Cutch, and the terminus of a branch railway; pop.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 7" by Various
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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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