Crotched (kr?cht), a.


Having a crotch; forked.


Cross; peevish. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.


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Crotched (?), a. (Billiards)

Lying within a crotch; -- said of the object balls in the three- ball carom game whenever the centers of both lie within a 4½- inch square at a corner of the table, in which case but three counts are allowed unless one or both balls be forced out of the crotch.


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