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cratch

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noun \ˈkrach\

Definition of cratch

  1. 1 archaic :  manger

  2. 2 :  a crib or rack especially for fodder; also :  frame



Origin of cratch

Middle English cracche, from Anglo-French creche manger — more at crèche


First Known Use: 13th century

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