krocht

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Ultimately from Latin crypta, from Ancient Greek κρυπτός (kruptós). Doublet of crypte. Doublet of grot. Doublet of gruft.

Noun[edit]

krocht f (plural krochten, diminutive krochtje n)

  1. underground cavity, vile and dark subterranean location
  2. (Belgium) bad, substandard housing; a shanty
  3. (architecture) underground vault beneath a church, used as a chapel or a crypt

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krocht

  1. Second-person plural preterite of kriechen.