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Definition of Latch
Latch Latch, n. [OE. lacche, fr. lacchen to seize, As.
1. That which fastens or holds; a lace; a snare. [Obs.]
--Rom. of R.
2. A movable piece which holds anything in place by entering
a notch or cavity; specifically, the catch which holds a
door or gate when closed, though it be not bolted.
3. (Naut.) A latching.
4. A crossbow. [Obs.] --Wright.
LatchLatch Latch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Latched; p. pr. & vb. n.
Latching.] [OE. lacchen. See Latch. n.]
1. To catch so as to hold. [Obs.]
Those that remained threw darts at our men, and
latching our darts, sent them again at us.
2. To catch or fasten by means of a latch.
The door was only latched. --Locke. latchLatching Latch"ing, n. (Naut.)
A loop or eye formed on the head rope of a bonnet, by which
it is attached to the foot of a sail; -- called also latch
and lasket. [Usually in pl.]
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