Definition of thrutch in English:


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Pronunciation: /θrʌtʃ


Northern English
A narrow gorge or ravine.
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  • Draenen was significantly warmer and friendlier than the surface, and with a low stream, the energetic thrutches of the entrance stream soon had us nice and toasty.
  • There are a few thrutches and problems, but it is essentially a big clean endless rift where the stream is a friendly companion, without any hint of a threat.
  • Arriving in a small chamber, a short thrutch at the base of the right wall gains more mud floored Phreatic passage until eventually emerging at the top of a pile of boulders looking out into the main chamber.


[no object, with adverbial of direction] chiefly Mountaineering Back to top  
Push, press, or squeeze into a space: I thrutched up the final crack to a small pinnacle


Old English (as a verb), of West Germanic origin.

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