Definition of hutch noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    hutch

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//hʌtʃ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//hʌtʃ//
     
    Animal homes, Pets
     
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  1. 1a wooden box with a front made of wire, used for keeping rabbits or other small animals in See related entries: Animal homes, Pets
  2. 2(North American English) a large piece of wooden furniture with shelves in the top part and cupboards below, used for displaying and storing cups, plates, etc.
  3. Word Origin Middle English: from Old French huche, from medieval Latin hutica, of unknown origin. The original sense was ‘storage chest’, surviving in North American usage (sense (2)).
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