Hutch
Hutch Hutch, n. [OE. hucche, huche, hoche, F. huche, LL. hutica.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster]

2. A measure of two Winchester bushels. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mining) The case of a flour bolt. [1913 Webster]

4. (Mining) (a) A car on low wheels, in which coal is drawn in the mine and hoisted out of the pit. (b) A jig for washing ore. [1913 Webster]

{Bolting hutch}, {Booby hutch}, etc. See under {Bolting}, etc. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
, , / (as for rabbits) / (for coal)


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