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hutch

 (hŭch)
n.
1. A pen or coop for small animals, especially rabbits.
2. A cupboard with drawers for storage and usually open or glass-fronted shelves on top, often used for dishes.
3. A chest or bin for storage.
4. A hut.

[Middle English huche, chest, from Old French, from Medieval Latin hūtica, possibly of Germanic origin.]

hutch

(hʌtʃ)
n
1. (Zoology) a cage, usually of wood and wire mesh, for small animals
2. informal derogatory a small house
3. (Mining & Quarrying) a cart for carrying ore
4. (Mining & Quarrying) a trough, esp one used for kneading dough or (in mining) for washing ore
vb
(tr) to store or keep in or as if in a hutch
[C14 hucche, from Old French huche, from Medieval Latin hutica, of obscure origin]

hutch

(hʌtʃ)

n.
1. a pen or enclosed coop for small animals: a rabbit hutch.
2. a chestlike cabinet with doors or drawers, usu. with open shelves above.
3. a chest, bin, etc., for storage.
4. a small cottage or hut.
[1275–1325; Middle English hucche, variant of whucce, Old English hwicce chest]

hutch


Past participle: hutched
Gerund: hutching

Imperative
hutch
hutch
Present
I hutch
you hutch
he/she/it hutches
we hutch
you hutch
they hutch
Preterite
I hutched
you hutched
he/she/it hutched
we hutched
you hutched
they hutched
Present Continuous
I am hutching
you are hutching
he/she/it is hutching
we are hutching
you are hutching
they are hutching
Present Perfect
I have hutched
you have hutched
he/she/it has hutched
we have hutched
you have hutched
they have hutched
Past Continuous
I was hutching
you were hutching
he/she/it was hutching
we were hutching
you were hutching
they were hutching
Past Perfect
I had hutched
you had hutched
he/she/it had hutched
we had hutched
you had hutched
they had hutched
Future
I will hutch
you will hutch
he/she/it will hutch
we will hutch
you will hutch
they will hutch
Future Perfect
I will have hutched
you will have hutched
he/she/it will have hutched
we will have hutched
you will have hutched
they will have hutched
Future Continuous
I will be hutching
you will be hutching
he/she/it will be hutching
we will be hutching
you will be hutching
they will be hutching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hutching
you have been hutching
he/she/it has been hutching
we have been hutching
you have been hutching
they have been hutching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hutching
you will have been hutching
he/she/it will have been hutching
we will have been hutching
you will have been hutching
they will have been hutching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hutching
you had been hutching
he/she/it had been hutching
we had been hutching
you had been hutching
they had been hutching
Conditional
I would hutch
you would hutch
he/she/it would hutch
we would hutch
you would hutch
they would hutch
Past Conditional
I would have hutched
you would have hutched
he/she/it would have hutched
we would have hutched
you would have hutched
they would have hutched
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hutch - a cage (usually made of wood and wire mesh) for small animalshutch - a cage (usually made of wood and wire mesh) for small animals
cage, coop - an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept
rabbit hutch - a hutch for rabbits
2.hutch - small crude shelter used as a dwellinghutch - small crude shelter used as a dwelling
igloo, iglu - an Eskimo hut; usually built of blocks (of sod or snow) in the shape of a dome
mudhif - a reed hut in the marshlands of Iraq; rare since the marshes were drained
shelter - a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
Translations
خَزانَة مَطْبَخ مفتوحَة الرفوفقفَص للأرانِب
králíkárnakredenc
burtallerkenskab
felsõszekrény
búr
bufetebūris
králikáreňkredenc
dolaptavşan kafesi

hutch

[hʌtʃ] Nconejera f

hutch

[ˈhʌtʃ] nclapier m

hutch

nVerschlag m, → Stall m

hutch

[hʌtʃ] ngabbia (per conigli)

hutch

(hatʃ) noun
1. a box with a wire front in which rabbits are kept.
2. (American) a cupboard with open shelves above for dishes.
References in classic literature ?
The walls were black; there was an opening to admit the light above the worm-eaten door; and here and there were a few stools consisting of rough blocks of beech-wood, each set upon three wooden legs; a hutch for bread, a large wooden dipper, a bucket and some earthen milk-pans, a spinning-wheel on the top of the bread-hutch, and a few wicker mats for draining cheeses.
Some of them stood, others leant against the bed or the bread- hutch.
He then lays certain silver money on the table, finds his hat, gropes his way down the broken stairs, gives a good morning to some rat-ridden doorkeeper, in bed in a black hutch beneath the stairs, and passes out.
It looks to me sometimes as if I had been born to them by a mistake--in that other hutch of a house.
To a rabbit hutch, and get a confounded old shovel .
The whole world ain't a bit too big for me to spread my elbows in, I can tell you--what's your name--Bessie--let alone a dam' parlour in a hutch.
I cannot express what a satisfaction it was to me to come into my old hutch, and lie down in my hammock-bed.
It consisted of a rude wooden stool, and still ruder hutch or bed-frame, stuffed with clean straw, and accommodated with two or three sheepskins by way of bed-clothes.
Snagsby and the proprietress of the house--a drunken face tied up in a black bundle, and flaring out of a heap of rags on the floor of a dog- hutch which is her private apartment--leads to the establishment of this conclusion.
The man leaned over and pulled up the front of a kind of hutch in the corner.
GARDAI foiled another Kinahan assassination bid on the Hutch family when elite officers swooped moments before a hit team struck.
A NEPHEW of Gerry "The Monk" Hutch has been shot dead in cold blood after a gunman opened fire as he sat in a car yesterday.