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hatchel

[ hach-uhl ]
/ ˈhætʃ əl /
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noun
verb (used with object), hatch·eled, hatch·el·ing or (especially British) hatch·elled, hatch·el·ling.
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Origin of hatchel

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

hatchel
/ (ˈhætʃəl) /

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 hāko hook, Middle Dutch hekele hackle
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