Synonyms for crotch

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Pressure should be applied about three inches below the crotch.

There in the crotch, close to the trunk, she sat and watched.

When he finished, he was pretty well armored as far as his crotch.

The crotch of the elm-tree which it occupied was about twelve feet from the ground.

At dawn Crotch Island had been an emerald, and at sunset an amethyst.

Sir: I address you from the second crotch in the willow tree by the pool in the pasture.

You cannot by any possible means do so with lashings, unless you can horn it in a crotch.

The crotch was made of two stout pieces of wood ten feet long.

The sprit is connected with the yard by what sailors call a crotch.

Your dreamremember that it was around in the crotch of the tree you saw it, Bob!

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, original meaning "pitchfork," from Old North French croche "shepherd's crook," variant of croc "hook" (see crochet); meaning "region where the body forks" is 1590s.

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