Definition of Cratches

1. cratch [n] - See also: cratch



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cratches

crastination
crastinations
crataegus
crataeguses
cratch
cratches (current term)
crate
crated
crateful
cratefuls
crateload
crateloads
crater
crater arc
crater face
crater lake
crater lakes
cratered
crateriform
cratering

Literary usage of Cratches

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1. The Encyclopedia of Anecdotes: Illustrative of Character and Events from by George Ramsay (1828)
"An old woman in the workhouse at Yeovil, who had long been a cripple, and made use of cratches, was strongly inclined to drink of the ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"[< cratch^ + cradle; but prob, an accom. of cat's-cradle, qv] Same as cat's-cradle. cratches (krach'ez). ». pi. [PI. of 'cratch^, «., < kratzen, ..."

3. A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham by Edward Peacock (1877)
"... of Barton-upon-Hum- ber had at his death in 1652 ' 5 sheep cratches.'— Geni. Mag. 1861, u. 505. (3) A pig-cratch, qv cratches, s. pi. swellings to which ..."

4. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1810)
"Another thing to be attended to, in making the wire bisect two »cratches, is to take care that it bisects them in the part where they cut the circle; ..."

5. The Encyclopedia of Anecdotes: Illustrative of Character and Events from by George Ramsay (1828)
"An old woman in the workhouse at Yeovil, who had long been a cripple, and made use of cratches, was strongly inclined to drink of the ..."

6. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"[< cratch^ + cradle; but prob, an accom. of cat's-cradle, qv] Same as cat's-cradle. cratches (krach'ez). ». pi. [PI. of 'cratch^, «., < kratzen, ..."

7. A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham by Edward Peacock (1877)
"... of Barton-upon-Hum- ber had at his death in 1652 ' 5 sheep cratches.'— Geni. Mag. 1861, u. 505. (3) A pig-cratch, qv cratches, s. pi. swellings to which ..."

8. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1810)
"Another thing to be attended to, in making the wire bisect two »cratches, is to take care that it bisects them in the part where they cut the circle; ..."

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