- (rare or dialectal) To push; press.
- To crowd; throng; squeeze.
- (figurative) To trouble; oppress.
- To thrust.
- (caving, climbing (sport)) To push, press, or squeeze into a place; move sideways or vertically in an upright position by wriggling the body against opposing rock surfaces. Compare chimney.
- I thrutched up the final crack to a small pinnacle.
- (crowd, throng): mass, press; see also Thesaurus:assemble
- (squeeze): compress, condense; see also Thesaurus:compress
thrutch (plural thrutches)
- (caving, climbing (sport)) An obstacle overcome by thrutching; an act of thrutching (See verb #5)
- (Britain dialectal, Northern England) A narrow gorge or ravine.
Oxford Dictionaries. April 2010. Oxford Dictionaries. April 2010. Oxford University Press, thrutch. 11 September 2011. Article.