from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A water-pot; an earthen jug; a pitcher.

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  • noun slang Men's underwear.


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From Ukrainian ґатки (gátky, "underwear", pl). Possibly back-formed from diminutive gotchies, after Ukrainian diminutive ґаці (gáci, pl).


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  • Xylitol taka gotch ck sale, jeans, underwear and the main line 2009

  • As the inner side of a horse's ear is both warm and tender, that organ was frequently infested with this pest, whose ravages often undermined the supporting cartilages and produced the drooping or "gotch" ear.

    The Outlet Andy Adams 1897

  • Granted that kind of thing is not generally news worthy, but now that is has the "gotch-ya" media's attention, I'd expect some people might have to have to explain their votes again.

    Five-Four Vote Sends Panhandling Law to Mayor for Promised Veto « PubliCola 2010

  • Whether or not there are calf models, I once heard some woman in Michi pronounce "I swear to God, he could have been a gotch model."

    Things I learned this week Tyler 2009

  • While in university my friends and I got into a ridiculous fight over undie slang, "gitch" and "gotch" being preferred by us locals, but "ginch" and "gonch" were loyally supported by someone from Alberta.

    H1N1 Tyler 2009

  • It is better that the vetting be done up front than for the right wing nuts to play "gotch you". blinky

    Clinton: Vetting process for administration jobs 'a nightmare' 2009

  • He was the brute who'd nearly put paid to me in Russia - a gotch-eyed, freezing ghoul of a man who'd dragged me halfway to China in chains, and threatened me with exposure in a cage and knouting to death, and like pleasantries.

    Fiancée 2010

  • The gotch eye seemed to harden with a brilliant light.

    Fiancée 2010

  • "I know very well who and what he is," says she quietly, and at that the gotch-eyed son-of-a-bitch said no more, but bowed again and took himself off, with the two troopers sidling hastily after him, salaaming nervously as they passed her.

    Fiancée 2010

  • For all his impassivity, I knew he was enjoying this; it was in the tilt of his cigarette, and the glitter in his gotch eye.

    The Sky Writer Geoff Barbanell 2010


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