hatch

hatch
hatch1
noun
1》 a small opening in a floor, wall, or roof allowing access from one area to another, in particular that in the deck of a boat leading to the cabin or lower level.
    ↘a door in an aircraft, spacecraft, or submarine.
2》 short for hatchback.
Phrases
down the hatch informal used as a toast.
Origin
OE hæcc (denoting the lower half of a divided door), of Gmc origin.
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hatch2
verb
1》 (of a young bird, fish, or reptile) emerge from its egg.
    ↘(of an egg) open and produce a young animal.
    ↘cause (a young animal) to emerge from its egg.
2》 conspire to devise (a plot or plan).
noun a newly hatched brood.
Origin
ME hacche, related to Swed. häcka and Dan. hække.
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hatch3
verb (in technical drawing) shade with closely drawn parallel lines.
Derivatives
hatching noun
Origin
C15 (in the sense 'inlay with strips of metal'): from OFr. hacher, from hache (see hatchet).

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