Several of them make direct eye contact with Tompkins while others gesture suggestively toward their crotches.
Then from this pole place three or four poles, one end on the ground, the other resting on the pole that rests in the crotches.
They are erected with posts and crotches, with but little or no frame-work about them.
In large trees it may be necessary to climb to the crotches of the main limbs to get some of them.
They are deposited in chinks of bark, and crotches of limbs, at or near the surface of the ground.
They heat a lot o' rocks an' roll 'em into a pen made o' sticks put in crotches an' covered over with skins an' blankets.
Hand in hand they watched the rising sun pierce through it and flood the crotches of the hills with God's splendid canvases.
The nests are made of fine grass and rest in the crotches of twigs of the low bushes and hedges.
Their dead were buried in canoes, which rested in the crotches of forked sticks a few feet above-ground.
The crotches of the poles were then placed under the fork of the sapling, the butts of the poles outward, thus forming a tripod.
The angle or region of the angle formed by the junction of two parts or members, such as two branches, limbs, or legs.