n.— «“They’re saying an expression now—cwtching. It’s a Welsh expression for a hug. Cwtch. It’s pronounced “cutching.” It’s kind of like a well-done, semi-hug, backslap kind of thing, but it was a great atmosphere.”…The Welsh have pioneered the way in public cwtching with Scott Gibbs’s famous run for a cwtch after beating England in Wembley sticking in the mind. Shane Williams can regularly be seen gathered up in the arms of a burly teammate, like a small child being hugged by his mam, after scoring a try.» —“Why the Lions are learning to cwtch” by Gareth Morgan icWales (U.K.) June 22, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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