|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To cross with lines in a peculiar manner in drawing and engraving. See Hatching.
2. (v. t.) To cross; to spot; to stain; to steep.
3. (v. t.) To produce, as young, from an egg or eggs by incubation, or by artificial heat; to produce young from (eggs); as, the young when hatched.
4. (v. t.) To contrive or plot; to form by meditation, and bring into being; to originate and produce; to concoct; as, to hatch mischief; to hatch heresy.
5. (v. i.) To produce young; -- said of eggs; to come forth from the egg; -- said of the young of birds, fishes, insects, etc.
6. (n.) The act of hatching.
7. (n.) Development; disclosure; discovery.
8. (n.) The chickens produced at once or by one incubation; a brood.
9. (n.) A door with an opening over it; a half door, sometimes set with spikes on the upper edge.
10. (n.) A frame or weir in a river, for catching fish.
11. (n.) A flood gate; a sluice gate.
12. (n.) A bedstead.
13. (n.) An opening in the deck of a vessel or floor of a warehouse which serves as a passageway or hoistway; a hatchway; also; a cover or door, or one of the covers used in closing such an opening.
14. (n.) An opening into, or in search of, a mine.
15. (v. t.) To close with a hatch or hatches.
Hatch (3 Occurrences)
Isaiah 34:15 The arrow snake will make her nest there, and lay, hatch, and gather under her shade. Yes, the kites will be gathered there, every one with her mate. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Isaiah 59:5 They hatch adders' eggs, and weave the spider's web: he who eats of their eggs dies; and that which is crushed breaks out into a viper. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Jeremiah 17:11 As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them not; so he that getteth riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool. (Root in KJV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)