Which preposition to use with hitch

to Occurrences 67%

" At the left of the table Genevieve Hassiebrock, with thirteen's crab-like silhouette of elbow, rigid plaits, and nose still hitched to the star of her nativity, wound an exceedingly long arm about Miss Hassiebrock's trim waist-line.

in Occurrences 34%

"When you get to understand him," persisted the Boy, "he's the most marvellous little horse ever hitched in harness.

on Occurrences 16%

You wouldn't think they could unload those two trains of cars, about 80 in all, in a week, but when we got out the horses were hitched on the wagons, and in 15 minutes they were loaded and on the way to the lot, and pa and I got on the first wagon.

about Occurrences 6%

He hitched about in his chair uneasily for a moment.

at Occurrences 6%

" "You been sent to the wrong place," declared Andy, hitching at his cartridge belt.

over Occurrences 5%

He caught hold of the woman, and hung her head over one of the ratlines of the mizen shrouds, and there she hung by the chin, which was hitched over the ratlin; but a surf came and knocked her backwards, and away she went rolling over and over.

round Occurrences 5%

At the first sound of disaster he had snapped his rope strap, freed his rope and taken two half hitches round the horn.

of Occurrences 5%

'Thank you for nothing,' says he, and he opened his month like the entrance to a railroad tunnel, and blame me, if he hadn't taken a double hitch of the line around his eye tooth, while the hook hung harmless beside his jaw.

into Occurrences 4%

Whatever is, he hitches into rhyme.

up Occurrences 4%

In Kansas you can see it hitched up to the alfalfa-stacker; in Illinois and Iowa it is harnessed up to the corn-cutter; in Indiana it runs the dairy machinery.

onto Occurrences 4%

Yeou don't know nothin' abaout it; but ef yeou want tew see high dewin's, jest hitch onto a timber-drive an' go it daown along them lakes and rivers, say from Kaumchenungamooth tew Punnobscot Bay.

for Occurrences 3%

CHAPTER FOUR "I've got Adversity laying on her back and purring with Contentment," remarked Sabrina the Show Girl, as she stepped out of a taxicab in front of a cafe, "and I guess she'll stand hitched for a few minutes.

along Occurrences 2%

Cousin Siah, as we called Josiah, didn't cotton tew the old woman, though he did tew her cash; but we hitched along fust-rate.

under Occurrences 2%

When he came back, with the bag hitched under his arm, a decanter of brandy in one band and a glass in the other, Mary was leaning over the throne, with her arm round the old man.

toward Occurrences 2%

" He was no longer the play cavalier in overornamented chaparejos and cart-wheel spurs, but a lame fellow in overalls, who was hitching toward her on crutches, his cowpuncher hat held by the brim and flopping with every step.

before Occurrences 2%

All day we rode slowly among the hills; where the ascent was steep, two or four large oxen were hitched before the horses.

without Occurrences 1%

I got through the rest of my hitch without any problems.

among Occurrences 1%

There is some hitch among them, and I make my surmises.

around Occurrences 1%

No man's power could have stopped him so short; the cunning enemy had turned a half-hitch around the top of that deep-rooted rock.

behind Occurrences 1%

Even the strangers who came in on the Salt Lake line were quite likely to look once at the cute little narrow-gauge train with its cunning little day coach hitched behind a string of ore cars, glance at Casey's Ford stage with indifference and climb into the cunning day coach for the trip to Pinnacle.

beside Occurrences 1%

Breakfast over, Benton loaded men and tools aboard a scow hitched beside the boat.

from Occurrences 1%

He had sprung from his concealment and was now working to loosen the half-hitch from the rock.

like Occurrences 1%

"I didn't look for a hitch like this.

through Occurrences 1%

The authorities are bound so to arrange their work as that there shall be no hitch through which disaster shall reach the soldiery.

until Occurrences 1%

Things progressed with very little hitch until the very eve of the day set.

Which preposition to use with  hitch