serving hatch meaning, serving hatch definition | English Cobuild dictionary



1    a covering for a hatchway  
2       short for       hatchway  
3      (Also called)    serving hatch          an opening in a wall between a kitchen and a dining area  
4    the lower half of a divided door  
5    a sluice or sliding gate in a dam, dyke, or weir  
6    down the hatch  
Slang   (used as a toast) drink up!  
7    under hatches  
a    below decks  
b    out of sight  
c    brought low; dead  
     (Old English hæcc; related to Middle High German heck, Dutch hek gate)  
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      n   a portion or helping of food or drink  

      adj   habitually seeking one's own advantage, esp. at the expense of others  

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      n   helping, plateful, portion  

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See also:

Servian, serin, seringa, Servia

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serving no purpose
n 1 a hatch of eggs laid by a particular bird or laid in a single nest 2 a brood of chickens 3 Informal a group, bunch, or cluster vb 4 tr to hatch (chickens)
A social club started at Port Royal by Samuel de Champlain to help pass the long and cold winter nights. Each person took turns being host for an evening and serving his fellow man.


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