hatch a plot

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of hatch a plot

:to make a secret plan to do something that is usually illegal or harmful
  • They hatched a plot to steal the famous painting.

Word by Word Definitions

hatch play
  1. : a small door or opening (as in an airplane or spaceship)

  2. : an opening in the deck of a ship or in the floor or roof of a building

  3. : the covering for such an opening

  1. : to produce young by incubation

  2. : to emerge from an egg, chrysalis, or pupa

  3. : to give forth young or imagoes

  1. : an act or instance of hatching

  2. : a brood of hatched young

  1. : to inlay with narrow bands of distinguishable material

  2. : to mark (something, such as a drawing or engraving) with fine closely spaced lines

  1. : line

plot play
  1. : a small area of planted ground

  2. : a small piece of land in a cemetery

  3. : a measured piece of land : lot

  1. : to make a plot, map, or plan of

  2. : to mark or note on or as if on a map or chart

  3. : to lay out in plots (see 1plot 1)


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