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" ... defect causing a break or failure in a scheme or in a performance ; — a knot or noose in a rope for fastening it to a ring or other object. "
The Globe Dictionary of the English Language - Page 263
by English language - 1873 - 752 pages
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A Technological Dictionary: Explaining the Terms of the Arts, Sciences ...

W. M. Buchanan - Science - 1846 - 755 pages
...the drama, from kutrio, an actor, strictly a comedian, especially in pantomime. HITCH. Among teamen, a knot or noose in a rope, for fastening it to a ring or other object: distinguished according to the sort of knot, by the names half-hitch, rolling-hitch, clove-hitch, Ac....
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Technologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen, französischen und ..., Volume 2

J. A. Beil - 1855
...a ship, synonymous with Freight. Hirst, Hirst-frame of a forge-hammer, see Forge-hammer. Hitch, s. (a knot or noose in a rope for fastening it to a ring or other object) -:• Der Knoten; der Stick (der Matrosen) * Noeud, m. The clove-hitch, two half-hitches, double half-hitch...
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The royal dictionary-cyclopædia, for universal reference, compiled under ...

Thomas Wright - 1862
...that holds, as a hook ; an impediment ; the act of catching, as on a hook, &c. ; in seamen's language, a knot or noose in a rope for fastening it to a ring or other object, as a clove hitch ; a timber hitch, &c, ; a stop or sudden halt in walking or moving ; in mining a tri%rial...
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The Cabinet dictionary of the English language

English language - 1871
...; a hook ; — act of catching, as on a book, &c. ; — a sudden halt in walking or moving ; —e, defect causing a break or failure in a scheme or in...a rope for fastening it to a ring or other object. Kitting, (hich'ing) », A fastening in a harness ; — a с*ч! ; a bent knot. [this place. Hither,...
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The Cabinet dictionary of the English language

English language - 1874
...; a hook ; — act of catching, as on a hook, &c. : — a sudden halt in walking or moving ; — a defect causing a break or failure in a scheme or in...fastening in a harness ; — a coil ; a bent knot. [tlii.s place. Hither, (hiTH'er) «<**• [A.-S. hidkfr, Go. hidre.] To Hither, (hiniVv) a. Being on...
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A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer: Comprising Ancient and Modern Military ...

Thomas Wilhelm - English language - 1881 - 659 pages
...against; the collision of one body against another ; the stroke or blow that touches anything. Hitch. A knot or noose in a rope for fastening it to a ring or other object; as, a clove hitch, a timber hitch. Hivites. A Canaanitish people, who in the time of Jacob are found...
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The Dictionary of Science and Technical Terms Used in Philosophy, Literature ...

W. M. Buchanan - Electronic books - 1884 - 819 pages
...the drama, from hittrio, an actor, strictly a comedian, especially in pantomime. HITCD. Among h-amtn, a knot or noose in a rope, for fastening it to a ring or other object: distinguished according to the sort of knot, by the names half -hitch, rolling hitch, dorr hitth, Ac....
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