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as in door
a barrier by which an entry is closed and opened watertight hatches provided access through the ship's bulkheads

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as in to spawn
to cover and warm eggs as the young inside develop the mallards and geese have begun hatching in their nests down by the pond

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“Hatch.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hatch. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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