Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Scot. hitch, a motion by a jerk, and hatch, hotch, to move by jerks, also Prov. G. hiksen, G. hinken, to limp, hobble; or E. hiccough,; or possibly akin to E. hook,
Jack's plan was determined upon, and after dinner he went to hitch up his horse to take Harry out to the farm.
"The Eagle's Heart" by Hamlin Garland
Turning aside he found close at hand an obscure tavern, and beside it at least a dozen wagons, the horses hitched as if ready for a journey.
"Before the Dawn" by Joseph Alexander Altsheler
There seemed to be some hitch in regard to the next witness.
"That Affair Next Door" by Anna Katharine Green
Hitching his horse to a ring in the sidewalk upon arrival, he walked into the drug store, which was also the post-office.
"A Little Norsk; Or, Ol' Pap's Flaxen" by Hamlin Garland
He wanted to get hitched to some girl, but the directors wouldn't stand for it.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
You hitch a race horse up to a plow and you spoil a good horse and your field both.
"The Best Short Stories of 1920" by Various
I remember seeing tame buffalo hitched to the Red River carts.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
Quick, you: swarm up the tree here, and take a hitch round that branch.
"Two Sides of the Face" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
If everything went well, he could do it, but there must be no hitches in the programme.
"Blazed Trail Stories" by Stewart Edward White
His private car was hitched to the tail of the Flyer, and he had just forty-five minutes to get aboard.
"Shorty McCabe" by Sewell Ford
Let me hitch my horse's bridle
To this stunted tree :
Now, instead of one chap idle,
We can reckon three.
"The Patrol And The Gold-Digger" by Adam Lindsay Gordon
"But here is the bridge." It had suddenly grown
Out of the mist. As we shot below
The arch, we hitch'd, and my mate cried, "Joe,
We must signal to Bill as we journey down."
"Bill's Length" by Alexander Anderson
Pa he bringed me here to stay
'Til my Ma she's well.--An' nen
He's go' hitch up, Chris'mus-day,
An' come take me back again
Wher' my Ma's at! Won't I be
Tickled when he comes fer me!
"A Christmas Memory" by James Whitcomb Riley
"You'll marry her, you gentle tar -
Your union I myself will bless,
And when you matrimonied are,
I will appoint her stewardess."
But WILLIAM hitched himself and sighed,
And cleared his throat, and thus replied:
"Babette's Love" by William Schwenck Gilbert
I felt first-rate; so I hitched at the gate,
And went up to the house; and, strange to relate,
MARSHALL THOMAS had dropped in, TOO.--
"Glad to see you, sir, how do you do?"
He says, says he! Well--it SOUNDED QUEER:
""Tradin' Joe"" by James Whitcomb Riley
THES. Like it. Why it's as straightforward as possible. Why
there hasn't been a hitch of any kind since we came up here. Lor'
the airs you gods and goddesses give yourselves are perfectly
sickening. Why it's mere child's play.
"Thespis: Act II" by William Schwenck Gilbert
This is an excerpt from Christopher Hitchens' new memoir, Hitch-22.
Heyride Has a Hitch in Its Get-Along .
New research claims that when you had sex for the first time is a predictor of how likely you are to get hitched.
OGDEN — Despite some of the most dangerous fire conditions in decades, several of Top of Utah cities celebrated the Fourth of July with rousing fireworks displays that went off without a hitch.
Two winning people are happily hitched.
The 28-year-old Maine native got hitched over the weekend in Pasadena, Calif, to 35-year-old J.P. Rosenbaum of Long Island, who proposed to her on the seventh season of the ABC dating reality show "The Bachelorette".
The couple - who dated for 28 years before finally getting hitched last week - were spotted boarding a Caribbean-bound ocean liner in Florida.
Hitch hiker murdered man after sexual advances.
Bubba and Belle are getting hitched on Saturday.
QU anonymous donor offers $100,000, with a hitch .
The missing hitch in "Hitchcock".
New Business Communications Hitch .
Debt Ceiling Becomes Latest 'Fiscal Cliff' Hitch .
Raising Debt Ceiling Is Latest 'Fiscal Cliff' Hitch .
Raising debt ceiling is latest 'fiscal cliff' hitch .
There is an opinion that this is not caused by problems of audition, speech, or articulatory rehearsal within the phonological loop component of Baddeley and Hitch's working memory model.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
Adams, The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Pan Books, London, 1979, Chapter 25.
Uses of randomness in computation
A standard piano has 88 keys, each with a set of 3 strings (except those bass keys which have a set of 2 strings each) stretched separately between the hitch pins and tuning pins on a large soundboard.
Music in Terms of Science
Thanks: Martin Brasier, Mike Clinton, Richard Gardner, Donald Hall, Francis Hitching, Rich Palmer, for images and/or helpful discussions. ©Eric Werner 2012.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
Butterﬂy knot, clove hitch knot, Gordian knot, hangman’s knot, vipers’ tangle - knots are familiar ob jects, symbols of complexity, occasionally metaphors for evil.
Review of "Knots" by Alexei Sossinsky, Harvard University Press, 2002, ISBN 0-674-00944-4