\ ˈru̇ch \

Definition of rutch

: to move with a crunching or shuffling noise no sound except the rutching of heavily loaded bare feet on the paving stones— Talbot Mundy

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History and Etymology for rutch

German rutschen to slide, slither, from Middle High German rützen, rütschen

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“Rutch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rutch. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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