from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A natural bed for oysters, consisting of gravel or crushed shells to which the oyster spawn may adhere.
- noun The spawn of the oyster.
- noun New England Clean trash or rubbish, such as string, paper, and cloth.
- noun A person or thing not highly regarded.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Rubbish; lumber; stuff.
- To apply (cultch) to (an oyster-bed). See
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The
rocks, crushed shells, and other sea detritusthat create an oyster bed, where oyster spawncan attachthemselves.
- noun figuratively The accumulation of small household items of little value. (
- verb To prepare an oyster bed with such (culch) attachments.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
The young probably find a natural "culch" in the many shells, cockle and others, that strew the rock, sand, and clay.
Minghella's movie is culture with a capital culch: it has ghosts playing Bach, a plumber who quotes Dylan Thomas and the kind of cinematography that holds a close-up of a white sheet on a clothesline, possibly signifying the Whiteness of Life.
The young probably find a natural “culch” in the many shells, cockle and others, that strew the rock, sand, and clay.
The theatre looks amazing, check out bngr's post (complete with pics) on culch. ie here.
From the land of imitation Rolex, Ray Bans, Gucci and more, the roaming culch. ie correspondents give you the first of a scandalous series.
No, I just never have anything decent and culch related to write about.
Since “culch” can be read (or said) as short for “culture”, the website’s address is doubly apt.