The film had been with George Tomasini, the editor, and hitch hadn't seen it in ten days.
The Denver debate went off without a hitch—except for President Obama, who did poorly, as I recall.
Jones co-write the lyrics—“My hitch was up on Monday/Not a dog soldier no more …”
But while God may not have been entirely absent from the proceedings, Friday was really all about the Greatness of The hitch.
So I send a note out to his house with Tony, his driver, who promises he'll put it directly into hitch's hand.
Then hitch them up as fast as you like, and put a good stock of feed in, while we go and get ready.
Not that he purposed putting any hitch or impediment in the way.
"I only hope there will be no hitch in the business," said Jack.
"I can hitch to the bars, same as we used to," Jerry continued.
Dinan returned at this juncture, and in reply to a question, ordered his employe to hitch up the white horse.
mid-15c., probably from Middle English icchen "to move as with a jerk, to stir" (c.1200). It lacks cognates in other languages. The connection with icchen may be in notion of "hitching up" pants or boots with a jerking motion. Sense of "become fastened," especially by a hook, first recorded 1570s, originally nautical. Meaning "to marry" is from 1844 (to hitch horses together "get along well," especially of married couples, is from 1837, American English). Short for hitchhike (v.) by 1931. Related: Hitched; hitching.
1660s, "a limp or hobble;" 1670s, "an abrupt movement," from hitch (v.). Meaning "a means by which a rope is made fast" is from 1769, nautical. The sense of "obstruction" is first recorded 1748; military sense of "enlistment" is from 1835.