Crutched (kr?cht), a.
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.