• Ratch Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) Same as Rotche.
- (n.) A ratchet wheel, or notched bar, with which a pawl or click works.
• Ratchet Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A pawl, click, or detent, for holding or propelling a ratchet wheel, or ratch, etc.
- (n.) A mechanism composed of a ratchet wheel, or ratch, and pawl. See Ratchet wheel, below, and 2d Ratch.
• Ratchel Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) Gravelly stone.