Entry from British & World English dictionary
1A cupboard or cubbyhole.
- To have a cwtch, to tell the dog to go somewhere, you know, it must mean as a safe, a safe place.
- My dad has memories of buying potatoes by the hundredweight in autumn and storing then in the outside cwtch and then eating them until spring when he was young.
- There was also the coal cwtch, which was the shed you kept the coal in.
2A cuddle or hug.
- He gives the best cwtches in the world, and knows how to make me smile.
- A cwtch is more like the kind of cuddle you get when you are still a bach, and you are cwtched up with your Mam; and her shawl is wrapped around both you and her.
Welsh, from cwts, related to couch1.
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