• WordNet 3.6
    • n hutch small crude shelter used as a dwelling
    • n hutch a cage (usually made of wood and wire mesh) for small animals
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hutch (Mining) A car on low wheels, in which coal is drawn in the mine and hoisted out of the pit.
    • Hutch A chest, box, coffer, bin, coop, or the like, in which things may be stored, or animals kept; as, a grain hutch; a rabbit hutch.
    • Hutch (Mining) A jig for washing ore.
    • Hutch A measure of two Winchester bushels.
    • Hutch (Mining) The case of a flour bolt.
    • Hutch To hoard or lay up, in a chest. "She hutched the . . . ore."
    • v. t. & i Hutch To place in huts; to live in huts; as, to hut troops in winter quarters. "The troops hutted among the heights of Morristown."
    • Hutch (Mining) To wash (ore) in a box or jig.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hutch A chest, box, coffer, bin, or other receptacle in which things may be stored: as, a grain-hutch. The name was formerly applied specifically to one of the chests into which smaller receptacles called forcers, hanapers, etc., were packed; documents and valuable articles were commonly stored in this way.
    • n hutch A bakers' kneading-trough.
    • n hutch A box or trough used in connection with certain ore-dressing machines.
    • n hutch A low-wheeled wagon in which coal is drawn up out of the pit.
    • n hutch As a measure: A measure of two Winchester bushels.
    • n hutch In Renfrewshire, Scotland, two hundred-weight of pyrites.
    • n hutch The casing of a flourbolt.
    • n hutch A box, coop, or pen in which a (small) animal is confined: as, a rabbit-hutch.
    • n hutch A fisherman's shanty.
    • hutch To hoard or lay up, as in a chest.
    • hutch In mining, to wash, as ore, in a tub or hutch.
    • hutch To shrug.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Hutch huch a box, a chest: a coop for rabbits: a baker's kneading-trough: a trough used with some ore-dressing machines: a low wagon in which coal is drawn up out of the pit
    • v.i Hutch (Milt.) to hoard up
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. hucche, huche, hoche, F. huche, LL. hutica,


In literature:

No loving friends came to inquire after the fate of Hal Hutchings, the English boy.
"The Boy Patriot" by Edward Sylvester Ellis
This magnificent instrument, built by the Hutchings-Votey Organ Company in 1902, possesses increased foundation tone and higher wind pressures.
"The Recent Revolution in Organ Building" by George Laing Miller
To her surprise David turned round from the row of hutches.
"Penelope and the Others" by Amy Walton
Nicholas Hutchings, by direction of Kline, followed Lewis to see where he went.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 101, March, 1866" by Various
Now then, Bob, don't sit there hutched up like a wet monkey.
"Fitz the Filibuster" by George Manville Fenn
The rabbit hutch was in a little yard not far from the house, and within view, as it happened, of the study window.
"Holiday Tales" by Florence Wilford
Jane Erskine was painting a rabbit-hutch on the lawn.
"Peter and Jane" by S. (Sarah) Macnaughtan
A dish of water must be placed in the hutch, for the rabbit needs water to drink.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
God help you to a hutch, for ye'll never get a mailing.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
The other six were kept confined in hutches such as rabbits are usually kept in.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen

In poetry:

Palate, the hutch of tasty lust,
Desire not to be rinsed with wine:
The can must be so sweet, the crust
So fresh that come in fasts divine!
"The Habit Of Perfection" by Gerard Manley Hopkins

In news:

Former LA Laker and Buffalo Native Willie " Hutch " Jones is a perfect example of a not only giving back to the neighborhood that raised him, but a hands-on mentor to our kids.
Riversong heats up Hutch 21 Jul 12.
Hutchens Industries has released a fabricated intermediate widespread hanger for the Hutch 9700 Series suspension.
Hutch Parker closing Fox first-look deal.
Rogers girls trip Hutch 6-2.
Cal Ripken Jr to keynote Hutch Award luncheon NW Briefs.
A few months back on the AW website under projects there was a project for building a desk & hutch .
Hutch man convicted twice in child sex case seeks relief in civil motions.
Ou know Hutch Dano as Zeke on Disney XD's Zeke and Luther.
Mark Teahen wins Hutch Award.
Does Glenn Huey's book "Furniture for a Lifetime" have hutches with upper open shelves.
Young and old alike frequent the Hutch to play pool and shuffleboard, or simply to hang out.
SEATTLE (AP) — Boston left-hander Jon Lester, who has recovered from cancer, clinched the World Series for the Red Sox in 2007 and threw a no-hitter last season, was selected as the recipient of the Hutch Award.
Hutch only one of the Seattle entities interested in Santana.
SEX Hutch 's preparations to bed a pair of cheerleaders result in some same-sex kissing.

In science:

We thank our colleagues on the Canadian Dark Energy Mission Study team for useful discussions and suggestions: Neil Rowlands, Ludo van Waerbeke, Justin Albert, Michael Balogh, Ray Carlberg, Pat Cˆot´e, John Hutchings, and Dae-Sik Moon.
How Future Space-Based Weak Lensing Surveys Might Obtain Photometric Redshifts Independently
We compare this result with the calculated magnon density of states from Hutchings and Samuelsen , which agrees very well.
Probing high-energy electronic excitations using inelastic neutron scattering
We note that Hutchings et al. (1991) classified their low-dispersion optical spectrum of Sk 183 as O6, but the lack of strong He I λ4471 absorption in their data argues for an earlier type.
A rare early-type star revealed in the Wing of the Small Magellanic Cloud
Presently, we do not know whether the red companion, classified by Cowley & Hutchings (1978) as an M2 supergiant, is physically related to the Ofpe/WN9 or their association is just a line-of-sight effect.
The LMC transition star R84 and the core of the LH 39 OB association
Hutchings & Stoeckley (1977) subsequently suggested that the effect might be used to obtain reliable values for ve /vc and i.
Be-star rotation: how close to critical?