2. Noun. (plural of hitch) ¹
3. Verb. (third-person singular of hitch) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Hitches
1. hitch [v] - See also: hitch
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hitches
Literary usage of Hitches
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Boys Handy Book by Daniel Carter Beard (1890)
"Splices, Timber-hitches, etc. Although splices may not be as useful to boys as knots and hitches, for the benefit of those among my readers who ars ..."
2. The Tribune Book of Open-air Sports by Ottmar Mergenthaler, Henry Hall (1887)
"ROPES, KNOTS AND hitches. Nothing reveals the true sailor more quickly than the knots anil hitches of his ropes. On shipboard everything must be done in the ..."
3. Handbook of Mining Details (1912)
"An Air Moil for Cutting Timber hitches (By SH Hill).—In the Lake Superior district it has been customary to cut the hitches required in timbering by hand, ..."
4. The Gunner's Examiner by Harold Edward Cloke (1908)
"KNOTS AND hitches. Q. Make the following knots and give the use of each: A ... Round turn, two half-hitches, and clove-hitch: These are very useful in ..."
5. Drill Work, Methods and Costs: A Practical Treatise Covering the Methods by Ray Rochester Sanderson (1911)
"Two hitches. Two hitches. A very good way to fasten a rope to a becket or hook, or where it is not necessary to remove it, is a half splice, which makes a ..."
6. Western Grazing Grounds and Forest Ranges: A History of the Live-stock by Will Croft Barnes (1913)
"... mentioned under the head of "hitches." Double-Rigged Pack Saddle. Tho Shape of the Tree Keeps Load Off a Horse's Ribs. The cross tree or sawbuck saddle ..."