HITCH, verb transitive To hook; to catch by a hook; as, to hitch a bridle.
1. To fasten by hitching; as, to hitch a horse by a bridle, or to hitch him to a post.
HITCH, noun A catch; any thing that holds, as a hook; an impediment.
1. The act of catching, as on a hook, etc.
2. In seamen's language, a knot or noose in a rope for fastening it to a ring or other object; as a clove hitch; a timber hitch etc.
3. A stop or sudden halt in walking or moving.