Hutch vs Dresser - What's the difference?

hutch | dresser |


In mining|lang=en terms the difference between hutch and dresser

is that hutch is (mining) a car on low wheels, in which coal is drawn in the mine and hoisted out of the pit while dresser is (mining) a kind of pick for shaping large coal.

As nouns the difference between hutch and dresser

is that hutch is a cage in which a rabbit or rabbits are kept while dresser is an item of kitchen furniture, like a cabinet with shelves, for storing crockery or utensils or dresser can be one who dresses in a particular way.

As a verb hutch

is to hoard or lay up, in a chest.

hutch

English

Noun

(es)
  • A cage in which a rabbit or rabbits are kept.
  • * 1960 , , chapter 16,
  • To reach the courtroom, on the second floor, one passed sundry sunless county cubbyholes: the tax assessor,... the circuit clerk, the judge of probate lived in cool dim hutches that smelled
  • A piece of furniture in which items may be displayed.
  • A measure of two Winchester bushels.
  • (mining) The case of a flour bolt.
  • (mining) A car on low wheels, in which coal is drawn in the mine and hoisted out of the pit.
  • A jig for washing ore.
  • Verb

  • To hoard or lay up, in a chest.
  • * Milton
  • She hutched the ore.
  • (mining) To wash (ore) in a box or jig.
  • dresser

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) dreceur, from the verb dresser.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An item of kitchen furniture, like a cabinet with shelves, for storing crockery or utensils.
  • * 1847 , Longfellow,
  • The pewter plates on the dresser / Caught and reflected the flame, as shields of armies the sunshine.
  • * 1913 ,
  • But it went through her like a flash of hot fire when, in passing, he lurched against the dresser , setting the tins rattling, and clutched at the white pot knobs for support.
  • An item of bedroom furniture, like a low chest of drawers, often with a mirror.
  • (dated) A table or bench on which meat and other things are dressed, or prepared for use.
  • (mining) A kind of pick for shaping large coal.
  • Etymology 2

    From .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who dresses in a particular way.
  • He's a very snappy dresser .
  • A wardrobe assistant in a theatre.
  • (medicine) A surgeon's assistant who helps to dress wounds etc.
  • * 1887 , Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet , I:
  • On the very day that I had come to this conclusion, I was standing at the Criterion Bar, when someone tapped me on the shoulder, and turning round I recognized young Stamford, who had been a dresser under me at Bart's.

    Anagrams

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