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Crutch

Pronunciation: krŭch; 224
n.1.A staff with a crosspiece at the head, to be placed under the arm or shoulder, to support the lame or infirm in walking.
I'll lean upon one crutch, and fight with the other.
- Shak.
Rhyme is a crutch that lifts the weak alone.
- H. Smith.
2.A form of pommel for a woman's saddle, consisting of a forked rest to hold the leg of the rider.
3.(Naut.) A knee, or piece of knee timber
v. t.1.To support on crutches; to prop up.
Two fools that crutch their feeble sense on verse.
- Dryden.
Noun1.crutch - a wooden or metal staff that fits under the armpit and reaches to the ground; used by disabled person while walking
2.crutch - anything that serves as an expedient; "he uses drugs as a psychological crutch"
Malacca cane, V, advocate, alpenstock, arm, athletic supporter, back, backbone, backing, bandeau, baton, bearer, bra, brace, bracer, bracket, branch, brassiere, buttress, cane, carrier, cervix, corset, crook, crosier, cross, cross-staff, crotch, crutch-stick, delta, fan, fork, foundation garment, fulcrum, furcula, furculum, girdle, groin, guy, guywire, handstaff, inguen, jock, jockstrap, lituus, mainstay, maintainer, mast, neck, offshoot, pastoral staff, paterissa, prong, prop, quarterstaff, ramification, reinforce, reinforcement, reinforcer, rest, resting place, rigging, shillelagh, shoulder, shroud, spine, sprit, staff, standing rigging, stave, stay, stem, stick, stiffener, strengthener, support, supporter, sustainer, swagger stick, swanking stick, trident, upholder, walking stick, wishbone
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