cultch

noun
\ ˈkəlch How to pronounce cultch (audio) \
variants: or less commonly culch

Definition of cultch

1 : material (such as oyster shells) laid down on oyster grounds to furnish points of attachment for the spat
2 chiefly New England : clutter, trash

First Known Use of cultch

1667, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cultch

perhaps from a French dialect form of French couche couch

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