Croche

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Croche krōch A little bud or knob at the top of a deer's antler.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n croche An obsolete form of crutch.
    • n croche A little knob about the top of a deer's horn.
    • n croche A variant of cross.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Croche krō′she one of the buds or knobs at the top of a deer's horn.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. croche, equiv. to F. crochet, croc, hook. See Crotchet Crook
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.

Usage

In literature:

Muekudapenais, or Blackbird, an Ottawa, chief of L'Arbre Croche, visited the office.
"Personal Memoirs Of A Residence Of Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes On The American Frontiers" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
Captain Plum this is His Majesty's officer, Arbor Croche!
"The Courage of Captain Plum" by James Oliver Curwood
Associated Words: cornification, cornute, dehorn, croche, gore, crocket.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
One of the Nor'-Westers in Saskatchewan a few years before the beginning of Lord Selkirk's Colony, was "Bras Croche," or crooked-arm McDonald.
"The Romantic Settlement of Lord Selkirk's Colonists" by George Bryce
In that, he is a meer spaulpeen, and a perfect Monaghan, and a Munster Croch to the bargain.
"The Prose Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Vol. VII" by Jonathan Swift
And why has he gone to L'Arbre Croche for the priest he expected?
"A Little Girl in Old Detroit" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Thus the Ottawas at L'Arbre Croche were quite independent of those at Detroit.
"The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada" by Francis Parkman
Our port was the village of L'Arbre Croche, which we reached in safety, and where we staid till the following day.
"The American Indians" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
Our port was the village of L'Arbre Croche, which we reached in safety, and where we staid till the following day.
"Western Scenes and Reminiscences" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
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In news:

DHL Supply Chain has appointed Agust'n Croche to general director of its Argentina operations.
Croche joined the DHL group in 1997.
Jason Roebke Rapid Croche 482 Music.
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