canch

noun
\ ˈkanch \
plural -es

Definition of canch

1 dialectal, England : a sloping slice removed from the roof or floor of a mine roadway to adjust the gradient between adjacent workings
2 dialectal, England : a small stack or pile : a small quantity

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“Canch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/canch. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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