Latch

Latch

, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Latched (lcht); p. pr. & vb. n. Latching.] [OE. lacchen. See Latch. n.] 1. To catch so as to hold. [Obs.]
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Those that remained threw darts at our men, and latching our darts, sent them again at us.
Golding.
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2. To catch or fasten by means of a latch.
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The door was only latched.
Locke.
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