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hatch

  
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      n  
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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serving  
      n   a portion or helping of food or drink  


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

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serving

  

      n   helping, plateful, portion  

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See also:

Servian, serin, seringa, Servia

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
adj.
serving no purpose
n.
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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