Webster's Dictionary, 1913

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Hary (hăr"ȳ) transitive verb [ Confer Old French harier to harass, or English harry , transitive verb ] To draw; to drag; to carry off by violence. [ Obsolete] Chaucer.

Has (hăz), 3d pers. sing. present of Have .

Hasard (-ẽrd) noun Hazard. [ Obsolete] Chaucer.

Hase (hāz) transitive verb [ Obsolete] See Haze , transitive verb

Hash (hăsh) noun [ Formerly hachey , hachee , French hachis , from hacher to hash; of German origin; confer German hippe sickle, Old High German hippa , for happia . Confer Hatchet .]
1. That which is hashed or chopped up; meat and vegetables, especially such as have been already cooked, chopped into small pieces and mixed.

2. A new mixture of old matter; a second preparation or exhibition.

I can not bear elections, and still less the hash of them over again in a first session.

Hash transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Hashed (hăsht); present participle & verbal noun Hashing .] [ From Hash , noun : confer French hacher to hash.] To chop into small pieces; to mince and mix; as, to hash meat. Hudibras.

Hasheesh, Hashish (hăsh"ēsh) noun [ Arabic hashīsh .] A slightly acrid gum resin produced by the common hemp ( Cannabis sativa ), 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 (hăsk) noun [ See Hassock .] A basket made of rushes or flags, as for carrying fish. [ Obsolete] Spenser.

Haslet (hăs"lĕt) noun [ French hâtelettes broil, for hastelettes , from French haste spit; confer Latin hasta spear, and also Old High German harst gridiron.] The edible viscera, as the heart, liver, etc., of a beast, esp. of a hog. [ Written also harslet .]

Hasp (hȧsp) noun [ Middle English hasp , hesp , Anglo-Saxon hæpse ; akin to German haspe , häspe , Swedish & Danish haspe , Icelandic hespa .]

1. 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.

2. A spindle to wind yarn, thread, or silk on.

3. An instrument for cutting the surface of grass land; a scarifier.

Hasp transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Hasped (hȧspt); present participle & verbal noun Hasping .] [ Anglo-Saxon hæpsian .] To shut or fasten with a hasp.

Hassock (hăs"sŭk) noun [ Scot. hassock , hassik , a besom, anything bushy, a large, round turf used as a seat, Middle English hassok sedgy ground, W. hesgog sedgy, hesg sedge, rushes; confer Ir. seisg , and English sedge .]
1. A rank tuft of bog grass; a tussock. Forby.

2. A small stuffed cushion or footstool, for kneeling on in church, or for home use.

And knees and hassocks are well nigh divorced.

Hast (hăst), 2d pers. sing. present of Have , contr. of havest . [ Archaic]

Hastate (hăs"tat), Has"ta*ted (- ta*tĕd) adjective [ Latin hastatus , from hasta spear. Confer Gad , noun ] Shaped like the head of a halberd; triangular, with the basal angles or lobes spreading; as, a hastate leaf.

Haste (hāst) noun [ Middle English hast ; akin to Dutch haast , G., Dan., Swedish , & OFries. hast , confer Old French haste , French hâte (of German origin); all perhaps from the root of English hate in a earlier sense of, to pursue. See Hate .]
1. Celerity of motion; speed; swiftness; dispatch; expedition; -- applied only to voluntary beings, as men and other animals.

The king's business required haste .
1 Sam. xxi. 8.

2. The state of being urged or pressed by business; hurry; urgency; sudden excitement of feeling or passion; precipitance; vehemence.

I said in my haste , All men are liars.
Ps. cxvi. 11.

To make haste , to hasten.

Syn. -- Speed; quickness; nimbleness; swiftness; expedition; dispatch; hurry; precipitance; vehemence; precipitation. -- Haste , Hurry , Speed , Dispatch . Haste denotes quickness of action and a strong desire for getting on; hurry includes a confusion and want of collected thought not implied in haste ; speed denotes the actual progress which is made; dispatch , the promptitude and rapidity with which things are done. A man may properly be in haste , but never in a hurry . Speed usually secures dispatch .

Haste transitive verb & i. [ imperfect & past participle Hasted ; present participle & verbal noun Hasting .] [ Middle English hasten ; akin to German hasten , Dutch haasten , Danish haste , Swedish hasta , Old French haster , French hâter . See Haste , noun ] To hasten; to hurry. [ Archaic]

I 'll haste the writer.

They were troubled and hasted away.
Ps. xlviii. 5.

Hasten (hās"'n) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Hastened (-'nd); present participle & verbal noun Hastening (-'n*ĭng).] To press; to drive or urge forward; to push on; to precipitate; to accelerate the movement of; to expedite; to hurry.

I would hasten my escape from the windy storm.
Ps. lv. 8.

Hasten intransitive verb To move with celerity; to be rapid in motion; to act speedily or quickly; to go quickly.

I hastened to the spot whence the noise came.
De Foe.

Hastener (-ẽr) noun
1. One who hastens.

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

Hastif (hās"tĭf) adjective [ Old French See Hastive .] Hasty. [ Obsolete] Chaucer. -- Has"tif*ly , adverb [ Obsolete]

Hastile (hăs"tīl or -tĭl) adjective [ Latin hasta a spear.] (Botany) Same as Hastate . Gray.

Hastily (hās"tĭ*lȳ) adverb [ From Hasty .]
1. In haste; with speed or quickness; speedily; nimbly.

2. Without due reflection; precipitately; rashly.

We hastily engaged in the war.

3. Passionately; impatiently. Shak.

Hastiness noun The quality or state of being hasty; haste; precipitation; rashness; quickness of temper.

Hastings (-tĭngz) noun plural [ From Haste , v. ] Early fruit or vegetables; especially, early pease. Mortimer.

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

Hastive (-tĭv) adjective [ Old French hastif . See Haste , noun , and confer Hastif .] Forward; early; -- said of fruits. [ Obsolete]

Hasty (hās"tȳ) adjective [ Compar. Hastier (-tĭ*ẽr); superl. Hastiest .] [ Akin to Dutch haastig , G., Swedish , & Danish hastig . See Haste , noun ]
1. Involving haste; done, made, etc., in haste; as, a hasty retreat; a hasty sketch.

2. Demanding haste or immediate action. [ R.] Chaucer. " Hasty employment." Shak.

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

Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? There is more hope of a fool than of him.
Prov. xxix. 20.

The hasty multitude
Admiring entered.

Be not hasty to go out of his sight.
Eccl. viii. 3.

4. Made or reached without deliberation or due caution; as, a hasty conjecture, inference, conclusion, etc., a hasty resolution.

5. Proceeding from, or indicating, a quick temper.

Take no unkindness of his hasty words.

6. Forward; early; first ripe. [ Obsolete] "As the hasty fruit before the summer." Is. xxviii. 4.

Hasty pudding (hās"tȳ pud"dĭng).
1. A thick batter pudding made of Indian meal stirred into boiling water; mush. [ U. S.]

2. A batter or pudding made of flour or oatmeal, stirred into boiling water or milk. [ Eng.]

Hat (hät) adjective Hot. [ Obsolete] Chaucer.

Hat sing. present of Hote to be called. Confer Hatte . [ Obsolete] "That one hat abstinence." Piers Plowman.

Hat (hăt) noun [ Anglo-Saxon hæt , hætt ; akin to Danish hat , Swedish hatt , Icelandic hattr a hat, höttr hood, Dutch hoed hat, German hut , Old High German huot , and probably to Latin cassis helmet. √13. Confer Hood .] 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.

Hat block , a block on which hats are formed or dressed. -- To pass around the hat , to take up a collection of voluntary contributions, which are often received in a hat. [ Colloq.] Lowell.

Hatable (hāt"ȧ*b'l) adjective [ From Hate .] Capable of being, or deserving to be, hated; odious; detestable.

Hatband (hăt"bănd`) noun A band round the crown of a hat; sometimes, a band of black cloth, crape, etc., worn as a badge of mourning.

Hatbox (-bŏks`) noun A box for a hat.

Hatch (hăch) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Hatched (hăcht); present participle & verbal noun Hatching .] [ French hacher to chop, hack. See Hash .]
1. To cross with lines in a peculiar manner in drawing and engraving. See Hatching .

Shall win this sword, silvered and hatched .

Those hatching strokes of the pencil.

2. To cross; to spot; to stain; to steep. [ Obsolete]

His weapon hatched in blood.
Beau. & Fl.

Hatch transitive verb [ Middle English hacchen , hetchen ; akin to German hecken , Danish hekke ; confer Middle High German hagen bull; perhaps akin to English hatch a half door, and orig. meaning, to produce under a hatch. √12.]
1. 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 . Paley.

As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them not.
Jer. xvii. 11.

For the hens do not sit upon the eggs; but by keeping them in a certain equal heat they [ the husbandmen] bring life into them and hatch them.
Robynson (More's Utopia).

2. 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. Hooker.

Fancies hatched
In silken-folded idleness.

Hatch intransitive verb To produce young; -- said of eggs; to come forth from the egg; -- said of the young of birds, fishes, insects, etc.

Hatch noun
1. The act of hatching.

2. Development; disclosure; discovery. Shak.

3. The chickens produced at once or by one incubation; a brood.

Hatch noun [ Middle English hacche , Anglo-Saxon hæc , confer haca the bar of a door, Dutch hek gate, Swedish häck coop, rack, Danish hekke manger, rack. Prob. akin to English hook , and first used of something made of pieces fastened together. Confer Heck , Hack a frame.]
1. A door with an opening over it; a half door, sometimes set with spikes on the upper edge.

In at the window, or else o'er the hatch .

2. A frame or weir in a river, for catching fish.

3. A flood gate; a sluice gate. Ainsworth.

4. A bedstead. [ Scot.] Sir W. Scott.

5. 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.

6. (Mining) An opening into, or in search of, a mine.

Booby hatch , Buttery hatch , Companion hatch , etc. See under Booby , Buttery , etc. -- To batten down the hatches (Nautical) , to lay tarpaulins over them, and secure them with battens. -- To be under hatches , to be confined below in a vessel; to be under arrest, or in slavery, distress, etc.

Hatch transitive verb To close with a hatch or hatches.

'T were not amiss to keep our door hatched .

Hatch-boat (hăch"bōt`) noun (Nautical) A vessel whose deck consists almost wholly of movable hatches; -- used mostly in the fisheries.

Hatchel (-ĕl; 277) noun [ Middle English hechele , hekele ; akin to Dutch hekel , German hechel , Danish hegle , Swedish häkla , and probably to English hook . See Hook , and confer Hackle , Heckle .] 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 .

Hatchel transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Hatcheled or Hatchelled (-ĕld); present participle & verbal noun Hatcheling or Hatchelling .] [ Middle English hechelen , hekelen ; akin to Dutch hekelen , German hecheln , Danish hegle , Swedish häkla . See Hatchel , noun ]
1. 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.

2. To tease; to worry; to torment. [ Colloq.]

Hatcheler (-ẽr) noun One who uses a hatchel.

Hatcher (-ẽr) noun
1. One who hatches, or that which hatches; a hatching apparatus; an incubator.

2. One who contrives or originates; a plotter.

A great hatcher and breeder of business.

Hatchery (-ȳ) noun A house for hatching fish, etc.

Hatchet (-ĕt) noun [ French hachette , dim. of hache ax. See 1st Hatch , Hash .]
1. A small ax with a short handle, to be used with one hand.

2. Specifically, a tomahawk.

Buried was the bloody hatchet .

Hatchet face , a thin, sharp face, like the edge of a hatchet ; hence: Hatchet-faced , sharp-visaged. Dryden. -- To bury the hatchet , to make peace or become reconciled. -- To take up the hatchet , to make or declare war. The last two phrases are derived from the practice of the American Indians.

Hatchettine (hăch"ĕt*tĭn), Hatch"et*tite (-tĭt) noun [ Named after the discoverer, Charles Hatchett .] (Min.) Mineral tallow; a waxy or spermaceti-like substance, commonly of a greenish yellow color.

Hatching noun [ See 1st Hatch .] 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 (-m e nt) noun [ Corrupt. from achievement .]

1. (Her.) 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 .

His obscure funeral;
No trophy, sword, or hatchment o'er his bones.

2. A sword or other mark of the profession of arms; in general, a mark of dignity.

Let there be deducted, out of our main potation,
Five marks in hatchments to adorn this thigh.
Beau. & Fl.