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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hutch  \Hutch\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hutched};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Hutching}.] 
  1.  To  hoard  or  lay  up  in  a  chest.  [R.]  ``She  hutched  the  .  . 
  .  ore.''  --Milton. 
 
  2.  (Mining)  To  wash  (ore)  in  a  box  or  jig. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hutch  \Hutch\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hutted};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Hutting}.] 
  To  place  in  huts;  to  live  in  huts;  as  to  hut  troops  in 
  winter  quarters. 
 
  The  troops  hutted  among  the  heights  of  Morristown.  --W. 
  Irving. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  A  measure  of  two  Winchester  bushels. 
 
  3.  (Mining)  The  case  of  a  flour  bolt. 
 
  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. 
 
  {Bolting  hutch},  {Booby  hutch},  etc  See  under  {Bolting}, 
  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hutch 
  n  1:  a  cage  (usually  made  of  wood  and  wire  mesh)  for  small 
  animals 
  2:  small  crude  dwelling  [syn:  {hovel},  {hut},  {shack},  {shanty}] 




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