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n. - Small crude shelter used as a dwelling; A cage (usually made of wood and wire mesh) for small animals.

Usage examples (37)
  • Each hutch is generally eighteen inches high, and about three feet wide.
  • We sat down in the "hutch," as they call it, before a cheery wood-fire, and soon forgot all about the outside rain.
  • At the foot of the latter stood the huge "hutch," or chest, in which were deposited for safety the family plate and valuables.
  • But the sideboard was always a "hutch," for some reason. for more
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