Crutched (kr?cht), a.

1.

Supported upon crutches.

2. [See Crouch, v. t., and Crouched, a. ]

Marked with the sign of the cross; crouched.

Crutched friar Eccl., one of a religious order, so called because its members bore the sign of the cross on their staves and habits; -- called also crossed friar and crouched friar.

 

© Webster 1913.

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