gotch

1 of 2

noun

ˈgäch
plural -es
dialectal, England
: a potbellied jug or pitcher usually made of earthenware

gotch

2 of 2

adjective

"
variants or gotched
-cht
West
: drooping, cropped
the sorrel with a gotch earAgnes M. Cleaveland

Word History

Etymology

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 30 May. 2024.

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