hatch·​ment ˈhach-mənt How to pronounce hatchment (audio)
: a panel on which a coat of arms of a deceased person is temporarily displayed

Word History


perhaps alteration of achievement

First Known Use

1522, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hatchment was in 1522

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“Hatchment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hatchment. Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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