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cultch

[kuhlch] /kʌltʃ/
noun, verb (used with object)
1.
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Examples from the web for cultch
  • The amount of cultch material needed is directly related to the softness of the bottom, so this factor is extremely important.
  • The best cultch for oysters is natural oyster shell.
  • Special concern was given to a cultch planting on a reef on the south end of the lake, which is a closed area for oystering.
  • Includes cultch, reef materials, oyster shells and other material used for reef building.
British Dictionary definitions for cultch

culch

/kʌltʃ/
noun
1.
a mass of broken stones, shells, and gravel that forms the basis of an oyster bed
2.
the oyster spawn attached to such a structure
3.
(dialect) refuse; rubbish
Word Origin
C17: perhaps ultimately from Old French culche bed, couch

cultch

/kʌltʃ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of culch
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