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hutch

noun \ˈhəch\

: a piece of furniture that is used for displaying and storing dishes

: an enclosed area or cage for an animal

Full Definition of HUTCH

1
a :  a chest or compartment for storage
b :  a cupboard usually surmounted by open shelves
2
:  a pen or coop for an animal
3
:  shack, shanty

Examples of HUTCH

  1. <the destitute family lives in a tiny hutch made of tin and cardboard>
  2. <keeps her best china in a hutch in the dining room>

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Origin of HUTCH

Middle English huche, from Anglo-French
First Known Use: 13th century

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HUTCH Defined for Kids

hutch

noun \ˈhəch\

Definition of HUTCH for Kids

1
:  a low cupboard usually having open shelves on top
2
:  a pen or coop for an animal

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