lurch

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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
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Gagan Narang posted two pictures of shooters left in the lurch at Atlanta airport on Facebook
In Moon Valley, Jolie Marshal regrets marrying charming SOB Chris who embezzled money from their company leaving friends and her mother potentially in the lurch.
One winner, garment finisher Leslie Fountain, 57, said: ``I was given this job when I had nothing and wouldn't leave Gymphlex in the lurch.