hotch

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman hocher, Middle French hocher, from a Germanic source (compare Dutch hutsen, German hotzen).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hotch (third-person singular simple present hotches, present participle hotching, simple past and past participle hotched)

  1. (now UK regional, Scotland) To move irregularly up and down.
  2. (now UK regional, Scotland) To swarm (with).
    • 2008, James Kelman, Kieron Smith, Boy, Penguin 2009, p. 314:
      What if I went up? Imagine nobody had done it before. It would be hoaching with balls and stuff, hundreds of things.