hatch a plot
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
: a small door or opening (as in an airplane or spaceship)
: an opening in the deck of a ship or in the floor or roof of a building
: the covering for such an opening
: to produce young by incubation
: to emerge from an egg, chrysalis, or pupa
: to give forth young or imagoes
: to inlay with narrow bands of distinguishable material
: to mark (something, such as a drawing or engraving) with fine closely spaced lines
: one used to give the effect of shading
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