• (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.
  • (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.

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