Definitions

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  • proper n. A surname.

Etymologies

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From a medieval diminutive form of Hitch.

Examples

  • Oliver at once accosted him, "Pray, sir, is your name Hitchin?"

    Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines

  • But Larry Beard, owner of the Hitchin' Post party venue and host of the race kickoff party, said it will be held as planned on Saturday night.

    Austin's Formula One Dreams Stall

  • AUSTIN, Texas—Auto-racing fans plan to gather at the Hitchin' Post over beer and burgers Saturday to begin the one-year countdown to a much-hyped Formula One race here.

    Austin's Formula One Dreams Stall

  • She lives in Hertfordshire, near her first constituency of Hitchin not, as we said, Harwich.

    For the record

  • On the Tuesday when you wrote we were at Nebworth park in the pouring rain; afterwards at Aston, Walkern &c at little Wimorly or Wimbly [1] near Hitchin.

    Letter 320

  • Hitchin, Stevenson at the George is going to quit.

    Letter 297

  • You know that Mr Weston's Estate was knockd down to Mr Impey who prov'd incapable of holding it; consequently it has been transfer'd to his Wife's Brother, a Mr Demer of Hitchin, a boasting hollow lump of worldly cunning.

    Letter 305

  • Is it Barcelona's Lionel Messi or Hitchin Town's or somebody else altogether?

    A Brotherhood Of Basic Virtues

  • The Pancake Festival in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, is in its 10th year, organised by the The Rotary Club, raising money for the The Garden House Hospice and other local charities.

    Shrove Tuesday Pancake Festival, Hitchin 2008

  • I am not far from Hitchin - but alas work on Tuesdays, looks like great fun....

    Shrove Tuesday Pancake Festival, Hitchin 2008

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