Origin of hatchery
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Examples from the Web for hatchery
Its absolutely necessary that I have the Ashton stream for a hatchery, and you know it.
I've a hatchery there and the State lets me have a man in exchange for free fry.The Flaming Jewel
Robert W. Chambers
Salmon have a peculiarity which makes it easy for the hatchery people.Bill Bruce on Forest Patrol
Henry Harley Arnold
We saved the other buildings, but the hatchery is a mass of smoldering ruins.Cordwood
Edgar Wilson (Bill) Nye
When I arrived here I had made up my mind to fire the poet and arrange for the hatchery and patrol.
- a place where eggs are hatched under artificial conditions
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Word Origin and History for hatchery
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