Latched
Latch Latch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Latched} (l[a^]cht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Latching}.] [OE. lacchen. See {Latch}. n.] 1. To catch so as to hold. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Those that remained threw darts at our men, and latching our darts, sent them again at us. --Golding. [1913 Webster]

2. To catch or fasten by means of a latch. [1913 Webster]

The door was only latched. --Locke. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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