◄ Crotchet ►

1. (n.) A forked support; a crotch.

2. (n.) A time note, with a stem, having one fourth the value of a semibreve, one half that of a minim, and twice that of a quaver; a quarter note.

3. (n.) An indentation in the glacis of the covered way, at a point where a traverse is placed.

4. (n.) The arrangement of a body of troops, either forward or rearward, so as to form a line nearly perpendicular to the general line of battle.

5. (n.) A bracket. See Bracket.

6. (n.) An instrument of a hooked form, used in certain cases in the extraction of a fetus.

7. (n.) A perverse fancy; a whim which takes possession of the mind; a conceit.

8. (v. i.) To play music in measured time.

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