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[n] external sex organ
[n] the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk

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\Crotch\ (kr?ch; 224), n.; pl. {Crotches} (-?z). [Cf. {Crotchet}, {Crutch}.]
1. The angle formed by the parting of two legs or branches; a fork; the point where a trunk divides; as, the crotch of a tree.
2. (Naut.) A stanchion or post of wood or iron, with two arms for supporting a boom, spare yards, etc.; -- called also {crane} and {crutch}. --Totten.
\Crotch\, n. (Billiards) In the three-ball carom game, a small space at each corner of the table. See {Crotched}, below.
\Crotch\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crotched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Crotch"ing}.]
1. To provide with a crotch; to give the form of a crotch to; as, to crotch the ends of ropes in splicing or tying knots.
2. (Logging) To notch (a log) on opposite sides to provide a grip for the dogs in hauling. [Western, U. S.]

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