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 Meanings and Examples of HATCH
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hatch
 v.  breed; emerge from the egg
Example Sentence:
1  The female sits on the eggs until they hatch.
2  She passed food through the hatch from the kitchen.
3  We handed our trays through the kitchen hatch as we left.
4  It is not easy to watch that young birds, fish, and reptiles hatch.
5  A goose was hatched among ducks.
6  Count not your chickens before they are hatched.
7  Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
8  Don't count your chicken before they are hatched.
9  The court heard how she and her lover hatched a plot to kill her husband.
10  The hen has hatched all her chickens.
11  "As if it wasn't trouble enough hatching the eggs," said the Pigeon; "but I must be on the look-out for serpents night and day! Why, I haven't had a wink of sleep these three weeks!"
Classic Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  Immediately the hammer touched the cheek; the next instant the lower jaw of the mate was stove in his head; he fell on the hatch spouting blood like a whale.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
2  Removing this hatch we expose the great try-pots, two in number, and each of several barrels' capacity.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
3  The hatch, removed from the top of the works, now afforded a wide hearth in front of them.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
4  There, where the water stood at about the height of his waist, he flung away the hatch, and attempted to drag forth the man.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 9 Sights and Sounds Draw the Wanderers Together
5  A dozen of the prisoners had hatched it before they came aboard, Prendergast was the leader, and his money was the motive power.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. The Adventure of The "Gloria Scott"
6  Consider I have been speculating upon the destinies of our race until I have hatched this fiction.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In XII
7  Then she went on sitting, and hatched them: and in a few days they crawled out, and had only a little red streak across their necks, where the tailor had sewn them together.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE FOUR CLEVER BROTHERS
8  Thither presently came also his son, returning from a voyage to Pylos, and the two came to the town when they had hatched their plot for our destruction.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIV
9  The older, quieter cities were wont to look upon the bustling new town with the sensations of a hen which has hatched a duckling.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
10  You seem to have hatched a very fine scheme.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV
11  That night we rested and nursed our anger, for Jove was hatching mischief against us.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK III
12  Betsy said all this, and, at the same time, from her good-humored, shrewd glance, Anna felt that she partly guessed her plight, and was hatching something for her benefit.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 17
13  The cabin entrance was locked within; the hatches were all on, and lumbered with coils of rigging.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. Going Aboard.
14  For several days after leaving Nantucket, nothing above hatches was seen of Captain Ahab.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Ahab.
15  From my forenoon watch below, I ascended to the overclouded deck; and there, dashed upon the main hatches, I saw a regal, feathery thing of unspotted whiteness, and with a hooked, Roman bill sublime.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.