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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
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