from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In soap-making, a vessel in which the ingredients of soap are mixed and thoroughly stirred together: so called from the wooden paddle sometimes used to mix soap. See
crutch, 3 .
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She is the worst crutcher I've ever seen in my entire life, defender Brandi Chastain said.
The more usual method is to incorporate into hot soap sufficient air, by means of a specially designed self-contained jacketed crutcher, in which two shafts carrying small blades or paddles rotate in opposite directions, to reduce the density of the soap below that of water and so enable the compressed tablet to float.
What I want is a quiet party that wants to go on a walk, "and the boy got up and hopped on one foot towards his crutcher, filling his pistol pocket with fig he hobbled along.