The phrase BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES means to prepare for trouble. It has a nautical background. ‘Hatch’ is an ‘opening in the deck of a ship’ meaning. Ships’ hatches, more formally called hatchways, were commonplace on sailing ships and … Read More
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