a small fishing vessel having covered wells for holding the catch.
[hat-chek] /ˈhætˌtʃɛk/ adjective 1. of, noting, or engaged in the of , coats, umbrellas, etc., into temporary safekeeping: a hatcheck girl. 2. used in checking of hats, coats, etc.: a hatcheck room.
[hach-uh l] /ˈhætʃ əl/ noun 1. 1 (def 5). verb (used with object), hatcheled, hatcheling or (especially British) hatchelled, hatchelling. 2. 1 (def 7). /ˈhætʃəl/ verb, noun -els, -elling, -elled (US) -els, -eling, -eled 1. another word for heckle (sense 2), heckle (sense 3)
[hach] /hætʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to bring forth (young) from the egg. 2. to cause young to emerge from (the egg) as by brooding or incubating. 3. to bring forth or produce; devise; create; contrive; concoct: to hatch a scheme. verb (used without object) 4. to be hatched. 5. to brood. noun 6. […]
[hach-uh-ree] /ˈhætʃ ə ri/ noun, plural hatcheries. 1. a place for eggs of hens, fish, etc., especially a large, commercial or government site where the young are , cared for, and sold or distributed. /ˈhætʃərɪ/ noun (pl) -eries 1. a place where eggs are hatched under artificial conditions n. 1880, from hatch (v.1) + -ery.