Pronunciation: (kroch'it), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/crotchet.html on line 71 [key]
1. an odd fancy or whimsical notion.
2. a small hook.
3. a hooklike device or part.
4. Entomol.a small, hooklike process.
5. Music. Chiefly Brit.a quarter note. See illus. under note.
6. a curved surgical instrument with a sharp hook.
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