vb. (eye dialect of catch English)
Usage examples of "cotch".
Dem Klux wud cotch er nigger dat dey want en pin he haid down ter de groun wid er forked stick en one wud hold him whilst de others whip im wid er strop er a lash.
Then aftah Pappy died of the fever—‘long with mah mothah—Gran’pappy cotched it too.
Then aftah Pappy died of the fever—'long with mah mothah—Gran'pappy cotched it too.