"crotchet" in the noun sense
1. hook, crotchet
a sharp curve or crook a shape resembling a hook
2. quarter note, crotchet
a musical note having the time value of a quarter of a whole note
3. oddity, queerness, quirk, quirkiness, crotchet
a strange attitude or habit
a small tool or hooklike implement
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