letch

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n letch man with strong sexual desires
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Letch A lecher.
    • v. & n Letch lĕch See Leach.
    • Letch Strong desire; passion; especially, lust. "Some people have a letch for unmasking impostors, or for avenging the wrongs of others."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • letch Same as leach.
    • n letch Same as leach.
    • n letch An almost stagnant ditch.
    • n letch Strong desire; an itching; a crotchet.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Letch lech strong desire: a crotchet.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Lech Lecher

Usage

In literature:

The liquor came, I dosed them with it, and a letch for the sister came over me.
"My Secret Life, Volumes I. to III." by Anonymous
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In poetry:

Thanks to our Stars! the Painter's Skill,
Hath giv'n us no new Letch;
For all must own that Mother Eve,
Is here an ugly Wretch:
"On the Adam and Eve, Badly Painted in the Headway of the Invincible" by Cornelius Arnold

In news:

Ron Paul's a ditz, and Gingrich is a letch.
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