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hatchel

[ hach-uhl ]
/ 藞h忙t蕛 蓹l /
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noun
verb (used with object), hatch路eled, hatch路el路ing or (especially British) hatch路elled, hatch路el路ling.
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Origin of hatchel

1275鈥1325; variant of earlier hetchel,Middle English hechel; perhaps influenced by hackle1
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British Dictionary definitions for hatchel

hatchel
/ (藞h忙t蕛蓹l) /

verb, noun -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled

Derived forms of hatchel

hatcheller, noun

Word Origin for hatchel

C13: hechele, of Germanic origin; related to Old High German h膩ko hook, Middle Dutch hekele hackle
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