crucche

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

crucche f

  1. Feminine plural form of crucco

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English cryċċ (crutch, staff), from Proto-Germanic *krukjō (crutch, staff), from Proto-Indo-European *grewg- (wrinkle, bend), from Proto-Indo-European *ger- (to turn, bend).

Noun[edit]

crucche

  1. crutch
    • c. 1215 Layamon's Brut, l.9722
      he wænde mid his crucche; us a-dun þrucche.
    • c. 1300 Jacob and James
      he caste awei his crucche

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