Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To catechize: as, to carritch the bairns.
  • n. A catechism.

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Examples

  • Jeanie's glory was "putting him through the carritch" (catechism) in broad Scotch, beginning at the beginning with "Wha made ye, ma bonnie man?"

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 6

  • --- And I can say the single carritch, and the double carritch, and justification, and effectual calling, and the assembly of divines at Westminster, that is '' (she added in a low tone), ` ` I could say them ance --- but it's lang syne --- and ane forgets, ye ken. ''

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • "Weel, weel, Jeanie," said Effie, "I mind a 'about the sins o' presumption in the questions -- we'll speak nae mair about this matter, and ye may save your breath to say your carritch and for me, I'll soon hae nae breath to waste on onybody."

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete

  • And I can say the single carritch, and the double carritch, and justification, and effectual calling, and the assembly of divines at Westminster, that is” (she added in a low tone), “I could say them ance — but it’s lang syne — and ane forgets, ye ken.”

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • o 'presumption in the questions --- we'll speak nae mair about this matter, and ye may save your breath to say your carritch and for me, I'll soon hae nae breath to waste on onybody.' '

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • -- And I can say the single carritch, and the double carritch, and justification, and effectual calling, and the assembly of divines at Westminster, that is "(she added in a low tone),

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete

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