hatch

hatch
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hatch [1] NOUN 1) a small opening in a floor, wall, or roof allowing access from one area to another. 2) a door in an aircraft, spacecraft, or submarine.
down the hatch — Cf. ↑down the hatch
ORIGIN Old English, denoting the lower half of a divided door.
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hatch [2] VERB 1) (with reference to a young bird, fish, or reptile) emerge or cause to emerge from its egg. 2) (of an egg) open and produce a young animal. 3) conspire to devise (a plot or plan).
NOUN a newly hatched brood.
ORIGIN of unknown origin.
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hatch [3] VERB (in technical drawing) shade with closely drawn parallel lines.
DERIVATIVES hatching noun.
ORIGIN Old French hacher, from hache 'axe' .

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