Definition of cratch in English:

cratch

noun

dialect
  • A long open trough or rack used for holding food for farm animals out of doors.

    • ‘Therefore the cratch cover must be kept closed at all times unless you are home and can see that it is sunny out.’

Origin

Middle English: from Old French creche; ultimately of Germanic origin and related to crib.

Pronunciation:

cratch

/kratʃ/