Definition for HITCH


  1. A catch; any thing that holds, as a hook; an impediment.
  2. The act of catching, as on a hook, &c.
  3. 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. Mar. Dict.
  4. A stop or sudden halt in walking or moving.

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