Hutch vs Pen - What's the difference?

hutch | pen | Synonyms |

Hutch is a synonym of pen.


As a noun hutch

is a cage in which a rabbit or rabbits are kept.

As a verb hutch

is to hoard or lay up, in a chest.

As a symbol pen is

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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.
  • pen

    English

    (wikipedia pen)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) . More at pin. Sense “prison” originally figurative extension to enclosure for persons (1845), later influenced by

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An enclosed area used to contain domesticated animals, especially sheep or cattle.
  • There are two steers in the third pen .
  • A place to confine a person; a prison cell.
  • They caught him with a stolen horse, and he wound up in the pen again.
  • (baseball) The bullpen.
  • Two righties are up in the pen .

    Verb

  • To enclose in a pen.
  • * Milton
  • Watching where shepherds pen their flocks at eve.

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) (m), from (etyl) (Modern English (m)); note the /p/ ? /f/ Germanic sound change. See feather and for more.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A tool, originally made from a feather but now usually a small tubular instrument, containing ink used to write or make marks.
  • He took notes with a pen .
  • (figurative) A writer, or his style.
  • He has a sharp pen .
  • * Fuller
  • those learned pens
  • A light pen.
  • (zoology) The internal cartilage skeleton of a squid, shaped like a pen.
  • A feather, especially one of the flight feathers of a bird, angel etc.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spendser, The Faerie Queene , I.xi:
  • And eke the pennes , that did his pineons bynd, / Were like mayne-yards, with flying canuas lynd, / With which whenas him list the ayre to beat
  • (poetic) A wing.
  • (Milton)
    Derived terms
    * ball pen * ball-point pen * border pen * bull pen * cartridge pen * felt-tip pen * fountain pen * goose pen * lettering pen * pen cancellation * pen feather * pen-mate * penmanship * pen name * pen pal * pen-pusher * poison pen * you don't dip your pen in company ink

    Verb

    (penn)
  • To write (an article, a book, etc.).
  • Etymology 3

    Origin uncertain.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A female swan.
  • Etymology 4

    Shortned form of penalty

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • penalty
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