Dinan returned at this juncture, and in reply to a question, ordered his employe to hitch up the white horse.
You step into the store and ask Ras to hitch up and drive you back to the Centre.
You can hitch up the buggy, while I get a little thing or two.
That night at mid-night, the order came to hitch up and leave.
You stir trouble, and are the first one to hitch up and drive out of it.
My first thought was to hitch up and drive home, leaving him in the lurch.
I member they had my mother out many a day so dark they had to feel where the traces was to hitch up the mules.
"I am going to hitch up the closets and have a procession," exclaimed Ruth.
I think I can hitch up a few things Barrows has tried to dissuade us from doing, and a certain lake in this vicinity.
You're to hitch up Arab as fast as you can and drive to the hospital after her.
mid-15c., probably from Middle English icchen "to move as with a jerk, to stir" (c.1200). It lacks cognates in other languages. The connection with icchen may be in notion of "hitching up" pants or boots with a jerking motion. Sense of "become fastened," especially by a hook, first recorded 1570s, originally nautical. Meaning "to marry" is from 1844 (to hitch horses together "get along well," especially of married couples, is from 1837, American English). Short for hitchhike (v.) by 1931. Related: Hitched; hitching.
1660s, "a limp or hobble;" 1670s, "an abrupt movement," from hitch (v.). Meaning "a means by which a rope is made fast" is from 1769, nautical. The sense of "obstruction" is first recorded 1748; military sense of "enlistment" is from 1835.