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Crossword Puzzle Solutions for: ??TCH

batch

batch
(v. t.) The quantity of bread baked at one time.
(v. t.) A quantity of anything produced at one operation; a group or collection of persons or things of the same kind; as, a batch of letters; the next batch of business.

bitch

bitch
(n.) The female of the canine kind, as of the dog, wolf, and fox.
(n.) An opprobrious name for a woman, especially a lewd woman.

botch

botch
(n.) A swelling on the skin; a large ulcerous affection; a boil; an eruptive disease.
(n.) A patch put on, or a part of a garment patched or mended in a clumsy manner.
(n.) Work done in a bungling manner; a clumsy performance; a piece of work, or a place in work, marred in the doing, or not properly finished; a bungle.
(n.) To mark with, or as with, botches.
(n.) To repair; to mend; esp. to patch in a clumsy or imperfect manner, as a garment; -- sometimes with up.
(n.) To put together unsuitably or unskillfully; to express or perform in a bungling manner; to spoil or mar, as by unskillful work.

butch

butch
(of male or female homosexuals) characterized by stereotypically male traits or appearance
Used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
(slang) offensive term for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine

catch

catch
(n.) Act of seizing; a grasp.
(n.) That by which anything is caught or temporarily fastened; as, the catch of a gate.
(n.) The posture of seizing; a state of preparation to lay hold of, or of watching he opportunity to seize; as, to lie on the catch.
(n.) That which is caught or taken; profit; gain; especially, the whole quantity caught or taken at one time; as, a good catch of fish.
(n.) Something desirable to be caught, esp. a husband or wife in matrimony.
(n.) Passing opportunities seized; snatches.
(n.) A slight remembrance; a trace.
(n.) A humorous canon or round, so contrived that the singers catch up each other's words.
(v. i.) To attain possession.
(v. i.) To be held or impeded by entanglement or a light obstruction; as, a kite catches in a tree; a door catches so as not to open.
(v. i.) To take hold; as, the bolt does not catch.
(v. i.) To spread by, or as by, infecting; to communicate.
(v. t.) To lay hold on; to seize, especially with the hand; to grasp (anything) in motion, with the effect of holding; as, to catch a ball.
(v. t.) To seize after pursuing; to arrest; as, to catch a thief.
(v. t.) To take captive, as in a snare or net, or on a hook; as, to catch a bird or fish.
(v. t.) Hence: To insnare; to entangle.
(v. t.) To seize with the senses or the mind; to apprehend; as, to catch a melody.
(v. t.) To communicate to; to fasten upon; as, the fire caught the adjoining building.
(v. t.) To engage and attach; to please; to charm.
(v. t.) To get possession of; to attain.
(v. t.) To take or receive; esp. to take by sympathy, contagion, infection, or exposure; as, to catch the spirit of an occasion; to catch the measles or smallpox; to catch cold; the house caught fire.
(v. t.) To come upon unexpectedly or by surprise; to find; as, to catch one in the act of stealing.
(v. t.) To reach in time; to come up with; as, to catch a train.

cutch

cutch
(n.) See Catechu.
(n.) See Cultch.

ditch

ditch
(n.) A trench made in the earth by digging, particularly a trench for draining wet land, for guarding or fencing inclosures, or for preventing an approach to a town or fortress. In the latter sense, it is called also a moat or a fosse.
(n.) Any long, narrow receptacle for water on the surface of the earth.
(v. i.) To dig a ditch or ditches.
(v. t.) To dig a ditch or ditches in; to drain by a ditch or ditches; as, to ditch moist land.
(v. t.) To surround with a ditch.
(v. t.) To throw into a ditch; as, the engine was ditched and turned on its side.

dutch

dutch
(a.) Pertaining to Holland, or to its inhabitants.
(n.) The people of Holland; Dutchmen.
(n.) The language spoken in Holland.

fetch

fetch
(n.) A stratagem by which a thing is indirectly brought to pass, or by which one thing seems intended and another is done; a trick; an artifice.
(n.) The apparation of a living person; a wraith.
(v. i.) To bring one's self; to make headway; to veer; as, to fetch about; to fetch to windward.
(v. t.) To bear toward the person speaking, or the person or thing from whose point of view the action is contemplated; to go and bring; to get.
(v. t.) To obtain as price or equivalent; to sell for.
(v. t.) To recall from a swoon; to revive; -- sometimes with to; as, to fetch a man to.
(v. t.) To reduce; to throw.
(v. t.) To bring to accomplishment; to achieve; to make; to perform, with certain objects; as, to fetch a compass; to fetch a leap; to fetch a sigh.
(v. t.) To bring or get within reach by going; to reach; to arrive at; to attain; to reach by sailing.
(v. t.) To cause to come; to bring to a particular state.

fitch

fitch
(n.) A vetch.
(n.) A word found in the Authorized Version of the Bible, representing different Hebrew originals. In Isaiah xxviii. 25, 27, it means the black aromatic seeds of Nigella sativa, still used as a flavoring in the East. In Ezekiel iv. 9, the Revised Version now reads spelt.
(n.) The European polecat; also, its fur.

hatch

hatch
(n.) The act of hatching.
(n.) Development; disclosure; discovery.
(n.) The chickens produced at once or by one incubation; a brood.
(n.) A door with an opening over it; a half door, sometimes set with spikes on the upper edge.
(n.) A frame or weir in a river, for catching fish.
(n.) A flood gate; a a sluice gate.
(n.) A bedstead.
(n.) An opening in the deck of a vessel or floor of a warehouse which serves as a passageway or hoistway; a hatchway; also; a cover or door, or one of the covers used in closing such an opening.
(n.) An opening into, or in search of, a mine.
(v. i.) To produce young; -- said of eggs; to come forth from the egg; -- said of the young of birds, fishes, insects, etc.
(v. t.) To cross with lines in a peculiar manner in drawing and engraving. See Hatching.
(v. t.) To cross; to spot; to stain; to steep.
(v. t.) To produce, as young, from an egg or eggs by incubation, or by artificial heat; to produce young from (eggs); as, the young when hatched.
(v. t.) To contrive or plot; to form by meditation, and bring into being; to originate and produce; to concoct; as, to hatch mischief; to hatch heresy.
(v. t.) To close with a hatch or hatches.

hitch

hitch
(n.) A catch; anything that holds, as a hook; an impediment; an obstacle; an entanglement.
(n.) The act of catching, as on a hook, etc.
(n.) A stop or sudden halt; a stoppage; an impediment; a temporary obstruction; an obstacle; as, a hitch in one's progress or utterance; a hitch in the performance.
(n.) A sudden movement or pull; a pull up; as, the sailor gave his trousers a hitch.
(n.) A knot or noose in a rope which can be readily undone; -- intended for a temporary fastening; as, a half hitch; a clove hitch; a timber hitch, etc.
(n.) A small dislocation of a bed or vein.
(v. t.) To become entangled or caught; to be linked or yoked; to unite; to cling.
(v. t.) To move interruptedly or with halts, jerks, or steps; -- said of something obstructed or impeded.
(v. t.) To hit the legs together in going, as horses; to interfere.
(v. t.) To hook; to catch or fasten as by a hook or a knot; to make fast, unite, or yoke; as, to hitch a horse, or a halter.
(v. t.) To move with hitches; as, he hitched his chair nearer.

hutch

hutch
(n.) 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.
(n.) A measure of two Winchester bushels.
(n.) The case of a flour bolt.
(n.) A car on low wheels, in which coal is drawn in the mine and hoisted out of the pit.
(n.) A jig for washing ore.
(v. t.) To hoard or lay up, in a chest.
(v. t.) To wash (ore) in a box or jig.
(v. t. & i.) To place in huts; to live in huts; as, to hut troops in winter quarters.

ketch

ketch
(n.) An almost obsolete form of vessel, with a mainmast and a mizzenmast, -- usually from one hundred to two hundred and fifty tons burden.
(n.) A hangman. See Jack Ketch.
(v. t.) To catch.

kutch

kutch
(n.) The packet of vellum leaves in which the gold is first beaten into thin sheets.
(n.) See Catechu.

latch

latch
(n.) That which fastens or holds; a lace; a snare.
(n.) A movable piece which holds anything in place by entering a notch or cavity; specifically, the catch which holds a door or gate when closed, though it be not bolted.
(n.) A latching.
(n.) A crossbow.
(n.) To catch so as to hold.
(n.) To catch or fasten by means of a latch.
(v. t.) To smear; to anoint.

letch

letch
(n.) Strong desire; passion. (Archaic).
(v. & n.) See Leach.

match

match
(n.) Anything used for catching and retaining or communicating fire, made of some substance which takes fire readily, or remains burning some time; esp., a small strip or splint of wood dipped at one end in a substance which can be easily ignited by friction, as a preparation of phosphorus or chlorate of potassium.
(v.) A person or thing equal or similar to another; one able to mate or cope with another; an equal; a mate.
(v.) A bringing together of two parties suited to one another, as for a union, a trial of skill or force, a contest, or the like
(v.) A contest to try strength or skill, or to determine superiority; an emulous struggle.
(v.) A matrimonial union; a marriage.
(v.) An agreement, compact, etc.
(v.) A candidate for matrimony; one to be gained in marriage.
(v.) Equality of conditions in contest or competition.
(v.) Suitable combination or bringing together; that which corresponds or harmonizes with something else; as, the carpet and curtains are a match.
(v.) A perforated board, block of plaster, hardened sand, etc., in which a pattern is partly imbedded when a mold is made, for giving shape to the surfaces of separation between the parts of the mold.
(v. i.) To be united in marriage; to mate.
(v. i.) To be of equal, or similar, size, figure, color, or quality; to tally; to suit; to correspond; as, these vases match.
(v. t.) To be a mate or match for; to be able to complete with; to rival successfully; to equal.
(v. t.) To furnish with its match; to bring a match, or equal, against; to show an equal competitor to; to set something in competition with, or in opposition to, as equal.
(v. t.) To oppose as equal; to contend successfully against.
(v. t.) To make or procure the equal of, or that which is exactly similar to, or corresponds with; as, to match a vase or a horse; to match cloth.
(v. t.) To make equal, proportionate, or suitable; to adapt, fit, or suit (one thing to another).
(v. t.) To marry; to give in marriage.
(v. t.) To fit together, or make suitable for fitting together; specifically, to furnish with a tongue and a groove, at the edges; as, to match boards.

mutch

mutch
(n.) The close linen or muslin cap of an old woman.

natch

natch
(n.) The rump of beef; esp., the lower and back part of the rump.

notch

notch
(n.) A hollow cut in anything; a nick; an indentation.
(n.) A narrow passage between two elevation; a deep, close pass; a defile; as, the notch of a mountain.
(v. t.) To cut or make notches in ; to indent; also, to score by notches; as, to notch a stick.
(v. t.) To fit the notch of (an arrow) to the string.

patch

patch
(n.) A piece of cloth, or other suitable material, sewed or otherwise fixed upon a garment to repair or strengthen it, esp. upon an old garment to cover a hole.
(n.) A small piece of anything used to repair a breach; as, a patch on a kettle, a roof, etc.
(n.) A small piece of black silk stuck on the face, or neck, to hide a defect, or to heighten beauty.
(n.) A piece of greased cloth or leather used as wrapping for a rifle ball, to make it fit the bore.
(n.) Fig.: Anything regarded as a patch; a small piece of ground; a tract; a plot; as, scattered patches of trees or growing corn.
(n.) A block on the muzzle of a gun, to do away with the effect of dispart, in sighting.
(n.) A paltry fellow; a rogue; a ninny; a fool.
(v. t.) To mend by sewing on a piece or pieces of cloth, leather, or the like; as, to patch a coat.
(v. t.) To mend with pieces; to repair with pieces festened on; to repair clumsily; as, to patch the roof of a house.
(v. t.) To adorn, as the face, with a patch or patches.
(v. t.) To make of pieces or patches; to repair as with patches; to arrange in a hasty or clumsy manner; -- generally with up; as, to patch up a truce.

pitch

pitch
(n.) A thick, black, lustrous, and sticky substance obtained by boiling down tar. It is used in calking the seams of ships; also in coating rope, canvas, wood, ironwork, etc., to preserve them.
(n.) See Pitchstone.
(n.) To cover over or smear with pitch.
(n.) Fig.: To darken; to blacken; to obscure.
(n.) A throw; a toss; a cast, as of something from the hand; as, a good pitch in quoits.
(n.) That point of the ground on which the ball pitches or lights when bowled.
(n.) A point or peak; the extreme point or degree of elevation or depression; hence, a limit or bound.
(n.) Height; stature.
(n.) A descent; a fall; a thrusting down.
(n.) The point where a declivity begins; hence, the declivity itself; a descending slope; the degree or rate of descent or slope; slant; as, a steep pitch in the road; the pitch of a roof.
(n.) The relative acuteness or gravity of a tone, determined by the number of vibrations which produce it; the place of any tone upon a scale of high and low.
(n.) The limit of ground set to a miner who receives a share of the ore taken out.
(n.) The distance from center to center of any two adjacent teeth of gearing, measured on the pitch line; -- called also circular pitch.
(n.) The length, measured along the axis, of a complete turn of the thread of a screw, or of the helical lines of the blades of a screw propeller.
(n.) The distance between the centers of holes, as of rivet holes in boiler plates.
(v. i.) To fix or place a tent or temporary habitation; to encamp.
(v. i.) To light; to settle; to come to rest from flight.
(v. i.) To fix one's choise; -- with on or upon.
(v. i.) To plunge or fall; esp., to fall forward; to decline or slope; as, to pitch from a precipice; the vessel pitches in a heavy sea; the field pitches toward the east.
(v. t.) To throw, generally with a definite aim or purpose; to cast; to hurl; to toss; as, to pitch quoits; to pitch hay; to pitch a ball.
(v. t.) To thrust or plant in the ground, as stakes or poles; hence, to fix firmly, as by means of poles; to establish; to arrange; as, to pitch a tent; to pitch a camp.
(v. t.) To set, face, or pave with rubble or undressed stones, as an embankment or a roadway.
(v. t.) To fix or set the tone of; as, to pitch a tune.
(v. t.) To set or fix, as a price or value.
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