hitches, 3rd person singular present; hitched, past participle; hitched, past tense; hitching, present participle;
Move (something) into a different position with a jerk
she hitched the blanket around him
he hitched his pants up
Travel by hitchhiking
Obtain (a ride) by hitchhiking
Fasten or tether with a rope
he returned to where he had hitched his horse
Harness (a draft animal or team)
Thomas hitched the pony to his cart
A temporary interruption or problem
everything went without a hitch
A knot used for fastening a rope to another rope or something else
A device for attaching one thing to another, esp. the tow bar of a motor vehicle
a trailer hitch
An act of hitchhiking
A period of service
his 12-year hitch in the navy
enlistment: a period of time spent in military service
to hook or entangle; "One foot caught in the stirrup"
arrest: the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"
limp: walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury; "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"
buck: jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked"
hang-up: an unforeseen obstacle
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A sudden pull; A fastener or connection point, as for a trailer; A problem, delay or source of difficulty; A hidden or unfavorable condition or element; a catch; A period of time. ...
(Hitched) a slang term for “married”, this was originally used in reference to a pair of horses “hitched” to a cart. “Marge and Ben don’t arm wrestle much since they got hitched.”
(hitched) tied on or fastened by a knot, ring, or hook
(Hitches) A trailer ball can be installed on a bumper for light loads. A frame-mounted weight-carrying receiver hitch can be used for moderate loads. A frame-mounted weight-distributing receiver hitch can be used for heavier towing. A fifth-wheel hitch can be used for fifth-wheel trailering.
(Hitches) Generally used to attach a rope to an object, and can be tied slipped like the Highwayman’s Hitch
(Hitching) Excessive supporting of the bar on the legs during the dead lift, usually as a ratcheting motion up the leg
Steel framework on a tow vehicle used to hook up a trailer.
A knot used to attach a line to a cleat or other object.
A method of temporarily connecting by loop, hook, or noose, an object to be moved to a lifting device such as a crane or gantry. Examples are single bitch, bridle hitch, basket hitch, and choker hitches.
A peculiar manner of fastening ropes. (See PLATE 5 and page 48.)
Attaches a rope to something, e.g., a Hitching Post, dock pole, mooring buoy, anchor, or cleat. Such knots include the Rolling Hitch, Cleat Hitch, Buntline Hitch, Icicle Hitch, Distel Hitch, and Lighterman's Hitch.
informal reference to a term or period of military service. Also, an unexpected difficulty or delay.
The fastening unit that joins a movable vehicle to the vehicle that pulls it.
Part of a knot; 'a round turn and two half hitches'