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Middle English latche (a latch) from lacchen (to seize) from Old English læċċan (to grasp, take hold of, catch, seize) from Proto-Germanic *lak(w)janan, lakkijanan (to seize) from Proto-Indo-European *(s)lag-, (s)lagw- (to take, seize).

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Singular
Latch

Plural
latches

Latch (plural latches)
  1. A fastening for a door that has a bar that fits into a notch or slot, and is lifted by a lever or string from either side
  2. A flip-flop electronic circuit
  3. (obsolete) A latching.
  4. (obsolete) A crossbow.

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Infinitive
to Latch

Third person singular
latches

Simple past
latched

Past participle
latched

Present participle
latching

to Latch (third-person singular simple present latches, present participle latching, simple past and past participle latched)
  1. To close or lock as if with a latch

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fa:latch fr:latch io:latch hu:latch ml:latch pl:latch fi:latch ta:latch te:latch vi:latch zh:latch

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