gotch

noun
\ ˈgäch \
plural -es

Definition of gotch

 (Entry 1 of 2)

dialectal, England
: a potbellied jug or pitcher usually made of earthenware

gotch

adjective
\ " \
variants: or gotched \ -​cht \

Definition of gotch (Entry 2 of 2)

West
: drooping, cropped the sorrel with a gotch ear— Agnes M. Cleaveland

History and Etymology for gotch

Noun

origin unknown

Adjective

gotch from Spanish gacho having horns that project downward, having floppy ears, back-formation from agachar to bow, lower, from Latin coactare to constrain, force, from coactus, past participle of cogere to collect, compel; gotched from Spanish gacho + English -ed

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“Gotch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gotch. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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