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Main Entry: 2hatch
Function: verb
Etymology: Middle English hacchen "to cause to be born out of an egg"
1 a : to produce from eggs <the hen hatched chicks> b : INCUBATE 1 <the hen hatched the eggs>
2 a : to emerge from an egg, pupa, or chrysalis <the chicks hatched today> b : to give forth young <the eggs hatched today>
3 : to bring into being : ORIGINATE; especially : to organize or put together in secret <hatch a plot>

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