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“… that crutch to lean on my overall mood …”

meanings of crutch


  1. A knee, or piece of knee timber.
  2. A crotch; the area of body where the legs fork from the trunk.
  3. A type of cross formed from two C-shapes joined back to back.
  4. A form of pommel for a woman's saddle, consisting of a forked rest to hold the leg of the rider.
  5. Something that supports, often used negatively to indicate that it is not needed and causes an unhealthful dependency; a prop.
  6. A forked stanchion or post; a crotch.
  7. A device to assist in motion as a cane, especially one that provides support under the arm to reduce weight on a leg.


  1. To move on crutches.
  2. In soap-making: to stir with a crutch.
  3. To shear the hindquarters of a sheep; to dag.
  4. To support on crutches; to prop up.

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