\ ˈprich \
-ed/-ing/-es

Definition of pritch

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly dialectal
: to poke holes in : prick

pritch

noun
\ " \
plural -es

Definition of pritch (Entry 2 of 2)

: a pointed spike or staff put to various uses as an implement

History and Etymology for pritch

Transitive verb

Middle English pricchen, probably alteration of prikken, priken to prick

Noun

probably alteration (influenced by pritch entry 1) of prick entry 1

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“Pritch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pritch. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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