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See also Hitch
hitch (plural hitches)
- A sudden pull.
- Any of various knots used to attach a rope to an object other than another rope . See List of hitch knots in Wikipedia.
- A fastener or connection point, as for a trailer.
- His truck sported a heavy-duty hitch for his boat.
- (informal) A problem, delay or source of difficulty.
- The banquet went off without a hitch. (Meaning the banquet went smoothly.)
- A hidden or unfavorable condition or element; a catch.
- The deal sounds too good to be true. What's the hitch?
- A period of time. Most often refers to time spent in the military.
- She served two hitches in Vietnam.
- U.S. TROOPS FACE LONGER ARMY HITCH ; SOLDIERS BOUND FOR IRAQ, ... WILL BE RETAINED
- Stephen J. Hedges & Mike Dorning, Chicago Tribune; Orlando Sentinel; Jun 3, 2004; pg. A.1;
Derived terms 
connection point for trailer
problem, delay or source of difficulty
a hidden or unfavorable condition or element; a catch
- To pull with a jerk.
- She hitched her jeans up and then tightened her belt.
- To attach, tie or fasten.
- He hitched the bedroll to his backpack and went camping.
- (informal) To marry, especially to get hitched.
- (informal) contraction of hitchhike, to thumb a ride.
- ^ Knots and Splices by Cyrus L Day, Adlard Coles Nautical, 2001