Definition of putcher in English:

putcher

noun

English Regional, South-Western, West Midlands
  • On the river Severn and its tributaries: a funnel-shaped basket or wicker trap for catching salmon or eels.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Treadway Russell Nash (1725–1811), Church of England clergyman and antiquary. Apparently related to putt, although the nature of the relationship is unexplained.

Pronunciation

putcher

/ˈpʌtʃə/