lurch

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Related to leave in the lurch: come in handy, give rise to, first and foremost, without a hitch

lurch

Cribbage the state of a losing player with less than 30 points at the end of a game (esp in the phrase in the lurch)

Lurch

Addams’s zombielike, extremely tall butler. [TV: “The Addams Family” in Terrace, I, 29]
See: Butler