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1A cupboard or cubbyhole.
- ‘There was also the coal cwtch, which was the shed you kept the coal in.’
- ‘To have a cwtch, to tell the dog to go somewhere, you know, it must mean as a safe, a safe place.’
- ‘It's in the cwtch.’
- ‘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.’
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 couch.
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