Webster's Unabridged Dictionary - Letter H - Page 13

Harvestry (n.) The act of harvesting; also, that which is harvested.

Hary (v. t.) To draw; to drag; to carry off by violence.

Has () 3d pers. sing. pres. of Have.

Hasard (n.) Hazard.

Hase (v. t.) See Haze, v. t.

Hash (n.) That which is hashed or chopped up; meat and vegetables, especially such as have been already cooked, chopped into small pieces and mixed.

Hash (n.) A new mixture of old matter; a second preparation or exhibition.

Hashed (imp. & p. p.) of Hash

Hashing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hash

Hash (n.) To /hop into small pieces; to mince and mix; as, to hash meat.

Hasheesh (n.) Alt. of Hashish

Hashish (n.) A slightly acrid gum resin produced by the common hemp (Cannabis saltiva), of the variety Indica, when cultivated in a warm climate; also, the tops of the plant, from which the resinous product is obtained. It is narcotic, and has long been used in the East for its intoxicating effect. See Bhang, and Ganja.

Hask (n.) A basket made of rushes or flags, as for carrying fish.

Haslet (n.) The edible viscera, as the heart, liver, etc., of a beast, esp. of a hog.

Hasp (n.) A clasp, especially a metal strap permanently fast at one end to a staple or pin, while the other passes over a staple, and is fastened by a padlock or a pin; also, a metallic hook for fastening a door.

Hasp (n.) A spindle to wind yarn, thread, or silk on.

Hasp (n.) An instrument for cutting the surface of grass land; a scarifier.

Hasped (imp. & p. p.) of Hasp

Hasping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hasp

Hasp (v. t.) To shut or fasten with a hasp.

Hassock (n.) A rank tuft of bog grass; a tussock.

Hassock (n.) A small stuffed cushion or footstool, for kneeling on in church, or for home use.

Hast () 2d pers. sing. pres. of. Have, contr. of havest.

Hastate (n.) Alt. of Hastated

Hastated (n.) Shaped like the head of a halberd; triangular, with the basal angles or lobes spreading; as, a hastate leaf.

Haste (n.) Celerity of motion; speed; swiftness; dispatch; expedition; -- applied only to voluntary beings, as men and other animals.

Haste (n.) The state of being urged or pressed by business; hurry; urgency; sudden excitement of feeling or passion; precipitance; vehemence.

Hasted (imp. & p. p.) of Haste

Hasting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Haste

Haste (n.) To hasten; to hurry.

Hastened (imp. & p. p.) of Hasten

Hastening (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hasten

Hasten (v. t.) To press; to drive or urge forward; to push on; to precipitate; to accelerate the movement of; to expedite; to hurry.

Hasten (v. i.) To move celerity; to be rapid in motion; to act speedily or quickly; to go quickly.

Hastener (n.) One who hastens.

Hastener (n.) That which hastens; especially, a stand or reflector used for confining the heat of the fire to meat while roasting before it.

Hastif (a.) Hasty.

Hastile (a.) Same as Hastate.

Hastily (adv.) In haste; with speed or quickness; speedily; nimbly.

Hastily (adv.) Without due reflection; precipitately; rashly.

Hastily (adv.) Passionately; impatiently.

Hastiness (n.) The quality or state of being hasty; haste; precipitation; rashness; quickness of temper.

Hastings (v.) Early fruit or vegetables; especially, early pease.

Hastings sands () The lower group of the Wealden formation; -- so called from its development around Hastings, in Sussex, England.

Hastive (n.) Forward; early; -- said of fruits.

Hasty (n.) Involving haste; done, made, etc., in haste; as, a hasty sketch.

Hasty (n.) Demanding haste or immediate action.

Hasty (n.) Moving or acting with haste or in a hurry; hurrying; hence, acting without deliberation; precipitate; rash; easily excited; eager.

Hasty (n.) Made or reached without deliberation or due caution; as, a hasty conjecture, inference, conclusion, etc., a hasty resolution.

Hasty (n.) Proceeding from, or indicating, a quick temper.

Hasty (n.) Forward; early; first ripe.

Hasty pudding () A thick batter pudding made of Indian meal stirred into boiling water; mush.

Hasty pudding () A batter or pudding made of flour or oatmeal, stirred into boiling water or milk.

Hat (a.) Hot.

Hat () sing. pres. of Hote to be called. Cf.

Hat (n.) A covering for the head; esp., one with a crown and brim, made of various materials, and worn by men or women for protecting the head from the sun or weather, or for ornament.

Hatable (a.) Capable of being, or deserving to be, hated; odious; detestable.

Hatband (n.) A band round the crown of a hat; sometimes, a band of black cloth, crape, etc., worn as a badge of mourning.

Hatbox (n.) A box for a hat.

Hatched (imp. & p. p.) of Hatch

Hatching (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hatch

Hatch (v. t.) To cross with lines in a peculiar manner in drawing and engraving. See Hatching.

Hatch (v. t.) To cross; to spot; to stain; to steep.

Hatch (v. t.) To produce, as young, from an egg or eggs by incubation, or by artificial heat; to produce young from (eggs); as, the young when hatched.

Hatch (v. t.) To contrive or plot; to form by meditation, and bring into being; to originate and produce; to concoct; as, to hatch mischief; to hatch heresy.

Hatch (v. i.) To produce young; -- said of eggs; to come forth from the egg; -- said of the young of birds, fishes, insects, etc.

Hatch (n.) The act of hatching.

Hatch (n.) Development; disclosure; discovery.

Hatch (n.) The chickens produced at once or by one incubation; a brood.

Hatch (n.) A door with an opening over it; a half door, sometimes set with spikes on the upper edge.

Hatch (n.) A frame or weir in a river, for catching fish.

Hatch (n.) A flood gate; a a sluice gate.

Hatch (n.) A bedstead.

Hatch (n.) An opening in the deck of a vessel or floor of a warehouse which serves as a passageway or hoistway; a hatchway; also; a cover or door, or one of the covers used in closing such an opening.

Hatch (n.) An opening into, or in search of, a mine.

Hatch (v. t.) To close with a hatch or hatches.

Hatch-boat (n.) A vessel whose deck consists almost wholly of movable hatches; -- used mostly in the fisheries.

Hatchel (n.) An instrument with long iron teeth set in a board, for cleansing flax or hemp from the tow, hards, or coarse part; a kind of large comb; -- called also hackle and heckle.

Hatcheled (imp. & p. p.) of Hatchel

Hatchelled () of Hatchel

Hatcheling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hatchel

Hatchelling () of Hatchel

Hatchel (n.) To draw through the teeth of a hatchel, as flax or hemp, so as to separate the coarse and refuse parts from the fine, fibrous parts.

Hatchel (n.) To tease; to worry; to torment.

Hatcheler (n.) One who uses a hatchel.

Hatcher (n.) One who hatches, or that which hatches; a hatching apparatus; an incubator.

Hatcher (n.) One who contrives or originates; a plotter.

Hatchery (n.) A house for hatching fish, etc.

Hatchet (n.) A small ax with a short handle, to be used with one hand.

Hatchet (n.) Specifically, a tomahawk.

Hatchettine (n.) Alt. of Hatchettite

Hatchettite (n.) Mineral t/ low; a waxy or spermaceti-like substance, commonly of a greenish yellow color.

Hatching (n.) A mode of execution in engraving, drawing, and miniature painting, in which shading is produced by lines crossing each other at angles more or less acute; -- called also crosshatching.

Hatchment (n.) A sort of panel, upon which the arms of a deceased person are temporarily displayed, -- usually on the walls of his dwelling. It is lozenge-shaped or square, but is hung cornerwise. It is used in England as a means of giving public notification of the death of the deceased, his or her rank, whether married, widower, widow, etc. Called also achievement.

Hatchment (n.) A sword or other mark of the profession of arms; in general, a mark of dignity.

Hatchure (n.) Same as Hachure.

Hatchway (n.) A square or oblong opening in a deck or floor, affording passage from one deck or story to another; the entrance to a cellar.

Hated (imp. & p. p.) of Hate

Hating (p. pr. & pr. & vb. n.) of Hate

Hate (n.) To have a great aversion to, with a strong desire that evil should befall the person toward whom the feeling is directed; to dislike intensely; to detest; as, to hate one's enemies; to hate hypocrisy.

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