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Crotch vs. Groin

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Crotchnoun

The area where something forks or branches, a ramification takes place.

‘There is a child sitting in a crotch of that tree.’;

Groinnoun

The crease or depression of the human body at the junction of the trunk and the thigh, together with the surrounding region.

Crotchnoun

The ventral area (very bottom) of the human body between where the legs fork from the torso, in the area of the genitals and anus.

‘Every mile they rode their crotches felt worse saddlepain.’;

Groinnoun

The area adjoining this fold or depression.

‘He pulled a muscle in his groin.’;

Crotchnoun

Either the male or female genitalia.

‘He cringed at being kicked in the crotch.’;

Groinnoun

(architecture) The projecting solid angle formed by the meeting of two vaults

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Crotchnoun

(billiards) In the three-ball carom game, a small space at each corner of the table.

Groinnoun

(euphemistic) The genitals.

‘He got kicked in the groin and was writhing in pain.’;

Crotchnoun

(typography) The open counter (negative space) formed by two downward strokes that meet at an internal acute angle, potentially above a vertex, as in the letters "V" and "Y".

Groinnoun

(geometry) The surface formed by two such vaults.

Crotchverb

(transitive) To provide with a crotch; to give the form of a crotch to.

‘to crotch the ends of ropes in splicing or tying knots’;

Groinverb

To deliver a blow to the genitals of.

‘In the scrum he somehow got groined.’; ‘She groined him and ran to the car.’;

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Crotchverb

To notch (a log) on opposite sides to provide a grip for the dogs that will haul it.

Groinverb

(architecture) To build with groins.

Crotchverb

(transitive) To shoplift or smuggle by hiding between one's thighs or in one's underwear.

Groinverb

(literary) To hollow out, to excavate.

‘'Down some profound dull tunnel, long since scooped / Through granites which titanic wars had groined.' (From [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strange_Meeting_(poem) Strange Meeting] by [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilfred_Owen Wilfred Owen]).’;

Crotchverb

(transitive) To hit in the crotch (genital region).

Groinverb

To grunt; to growl; to snarl; to murmur.

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Crotchverb

To secure (the boom) to the boom crotch (a forked pole).

Groinnoun

The snout of a swine.

Crotchverb

To hang (a rope) over a crotch in a tree so that the ends hang down from opposite sides.

Groinnoun

The line between the lower part of the abdomen and the thigh, or the region of this line; the inguen.

Crotchverb

(transitive) To remove overgrown wool from around the eyes of.

Groinnoun

The projecting solid angle formed by the meeting of two vaults, growing more obtuse as it approaches the summit.

Crotchnoun

The angle formed by the parting of two legs or branches; a fork; the point where a trunk divides; as, the crotch of a tree.

Groinnoun

The surface formed by two such vaults.

Crotchnoun

A stanchion or post of wood or iron, with two arms for supporting a boom, spare yards, etc.; - called also crane and crutch.

Groinnoun

A frame of woodwork across a beach to accumulate and retain shingle.

Crotchnoun

In the three-ball carom game, a small space at each corner of the table. See Crotched, below.

Groinverb

To grunt to growl; to snarl; to murmur.

‘Bears that groined coatinually.’;

Crotchverb

To provide with a crotch; to give the form of a crotch to; as, to crotch the ends of ropes in splicing or tying knots.

Groinverb

To fashion into groins; to build with groins.

‘The hand that rounded Peter's dome,And groined the aisles of Christian Rome,Wrought in a sad sincerity.’;

Crotchverb

To notch (a log) on opposite sides to provide a grip for the dogs in hauling.

Groinnoun

the crease at the junction of the inner part of the thigh with the trunk together with the adjacent region and often including the external genitals

Crotchnoun

the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk

Groinnoun

a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away

Crotchnoun

external sex organ

Groinverb

build with groins;

‘The ceiling was groined’;

Crotch

In humans, the crotch is the bottom of the pelvis (the region of the body where the legs join the torso) and is often considered to include the groin and genitals.

Groinnoun

the area between the abdomen and the upper thigh on either side of the body.

Groinnoun

the region of the genitals

‘she kicked him in the groin’;

Groinnoun

a curved edge formed by two intersecting vaults.

Groinnoun

US spelling of groyne

Groin

In human anatomy, the groin (the adjective is inguinal, as in inguinal canal) is the junctional area (also known as the inguinal region) between the abdomen and the thigh on either side of the pubic bone. This is also known as the medial compartment of the thigh that consists of the adductor muscles of the hip or the groin muscles.

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