Webster's Dictionary, 1913

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Hatchure (-ur; 135) noun Same as Hachure .

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

Hate (hāt) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Hated ; present participle & verbal noun Hating .] [ Middle English haten , hatien , Anglo-Saxon hatian ; akin to Old Saxon hatan , hatōn to be hostile to, Dutch haten to hate, Old High German hazzēn , hazzōn , German hassen , Icelandic & Swedish hata , Danish hade , Goth. hatan , hatjan . √36. Confer Hate , noun , Heinous .]


1. 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.

Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer.
1 John iii. 15.

2. To be very unwilling; followed by an infinitive, or a substantive clause with that ; as, to hate to get into debt; to hate that anything should be wasted.

I hate that he should linger here.
Tennyson.

3. (Script.) To love less, relatively. Luke xiv. 26.

Syn. -- To Hate , Abhor , Detest , Abominate , Loathe . Hate is the generic word, and implies that one is inflamed with extreme dislike. We abhor what is deeply repugnant to our sensibilities or feelings. We detest what contradicts so utterly our principles and moral sentiments that we feel bound to lift up our voice against it. What we abominate does equal violence to our moral and religious sentiments. What we loathe is offensive to our own nature, and excites unmingled disgust. Our Savior is said to have hated the deeds of the Nicolaitanes; his language shows that he loathed the lukewarmness of the Laodiceans; he detested the hypocrisy of the scribes and Pharisees; he abhorred the suggestions of the tempter in the wilderness.

Hate noun [ Middle English hate , hete , Anglo-Saxon hete ; akin to Dutch haat , German hass , Icelandic hatr , SW. hat , Danish had , Goth. hatis . Confer Hate , v. ] Strong aversion coupled with desire that evil should befall the person toward whom the feeling is directed; as exercised toward things, intense dislike; hatred; detestation; -- opposed to love .

For in a wink the false love turns to hate .
Tennyson.

Hateful (-ful) adjective
1. Manifesting hate or hatred; malignant; malevolent. [ Archaic or R.]

And worse than death, to view with hateful eyes
His rival's conquest.
Dryden.

2. Exciting or deserving great dislike, aversion, or disgust; odious.

Unhappy, wretched, hateful day!
Shak.

Syn. -- Odious; detestable; abominable; execrable; loathsome; abhorrent; repugnant; malevolent.

-- Hate"ful*ly , adverb -- Hate"ful*ness , noun

Hatel (hāt"ĕl) adjective Hateful; detestable. [ Obsolete]

Hater (hāt"ẽr) noun One who hates.

An enemy to God, and a hater of all good.
Sir T. Browne.

Hath (hăth) 3d pers. sing. present of Have , contracted from haveth . Has. [ Archaic]

Hatless (hăt"lĕs) adjective Having no hat.

Hatrack (hăt"răk`) noun A hatstand; hattree.

Hatred (hā"trĕd) noun [ Middle English hatred , hatreden . See Hate , and confer Kindred .] Strong aversion; intense dislike; hate; an affection of the mind awakened by something regarded as evil.

Syn. -- Odium; ill will; enmity; hate; animosity; malevolence; rancor; malignity; detestation; loathing; abhorrence; repugnance; antipathy. See Odium .

Hatstand (hăt"stănd`) noun A stand of wood or iron, with hooks or pegs upon which to hang hats, etc.

Hatte (hät"t e ), present & imperfect sing. & plural of Hote , to be called. See Hote . [ Obsolete] Chaucer.

A full perilous place, purgatory it hatte .
Piers Plowman.

Hatted (hăt"tĕd) adjective Covered with a hat.

Hatter (-tẽr) transitive verb [ Prov. E., to entangle; confer LG. ver haddern , ver heddern , ver hiddern .] To tire or worry; -- with out . [ Obsolete] Dryden.

Hatter noun One who makes or sells hats.

Hatteria (hăt*tē"rĭ*ȧ) noun [ New Latin ] (Zoology) A New Zealand lizard, which, in anatomical character, differs widely from all other existing lizards. It is the only living representative of the order Rhynchocephala , of which many Mesozoic fossil species are known; -- called also Sphenodon , and Tuatera . See Rhynchocephala .

Hatti-sherif (hăt"tĭ*shĕr`ĭf or hät"tē*sha*rēf") noun [ Turk., from Arabic khatt a writing + sherīf noble.] A irrevocable Turkish decree countersigned by the sultan.

Hatting (hăt"tĭng) noun The business of making hats; also, stuff for hats.

Hattree (hăt"trē`) noun A hatstand.

Haubergeon (ha*bẽr"je*ŏn) noun See Habergeon .

Hauberk (ha"bẽrk) noun [ Old French hauberc , halberc , French haubert , Old High German halsberc ; hals neck + bergan to protect, German bergen ; akin to Anglo-Saxon healsbeorg , Icelandic hālsbjörg . See Collar , and Bury , transitive verb ] A coat of mail; especially, the long coat of mail of the European Middle Ages, as contrasted with the habergeon, which is shorter and sometimes sleeveless. By old writers it is often used synonymously with habergeon . See Habergeon . [ Written variously hauberg , hauberque , hawberk , etc.] Chaucer.

Helm, nor hawberk's twisted mail.
Gray.

Hauerite (ha"ẽr*īt) noun [ Named after Von Hauer , of Vienna.] (Min.) Native sulphide of manganese, a reddish brown or brownish black mineral.

Haugh (ha) noun [ See Haw a hedge.] A low-lying meadow by the side of a river. [ Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

On a haugh or level plain, near to a royal borough.
Sir W. Scott.

Haught (hat) adjective [ See Haughty .] High; elevated; hence, haughty; proud. [ Obsolete] Shak.

Haughtily (ha"tĭ*lȳ) adverb [ From Haughty .] In a haughty manner; arrogantly.

Haughtiness noun [ For hauteinness . See Haughty .] The quality of being haughty; disdain; arrogance.

Syn. -- Arrogance; disdain; contemptuousness; superciliousness; loftiness. -- Haughtiness , Arrogance , Disdain . Haughtiness denotes the expression of conscious and proud superiority; arrogance is a disposition to claim for one's self more than is justly due, and enforce it to the utmost; disdain in the exact reverse of condescension toward inferiors, since it expresses and desires others to feel how far below ourselves we consider them. A person is haughty in disposition and demeanor; arrogant in his claims of homage and deference; disdainful even in accepting the deference which his haughtiness leads him arrogantly to exact.

Haughty (-tȳ) adjective [ Compar. Haughtier (-tĭ*ẽr); superl. Haughtiest .] [ Middle English hautein , French hautain , from haut high, Old French also halt , from Latin altus . See Altitude .]


1. High; lofty; bold. [ Obsolete or Archaic]

To measure the most haughty mountain's height.
Spenser.

Equal unto this haughty enterprise.
Spenser.

2. Disdainfully or contemptuously proud; arrogant; overbearing.

A woman of a haughty and imperious nature.
Clarendon.

3. Indicating haughtiness; as, a haughty carriage.

Satan, with vast and haughty strides advanced,
Came towering.
Milton.

Haul (hal) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Hauled (hald); present participle & verbal noun Hauling .] [ Middle English halen , halien , French haler , of German or Scand. origin; akin to Anglo-Saxon geholian to acquire, get, Dutch halen to fetch, pull, draw, Old High German holōn , halōn , German holen , Danish hale to haul, Swedish hala , and to Latin calare to call, summon, Greek kalei^n to call. Confer Hale , transitive verb , Claim . Class , Council , Ecclesiastic .]
1. To pull or draw with force; to drag.

Some dance, some haul the rope.
Denham.

Thither they bent, and hauled their ships to land.
Pope.

Romp-loving miss
Is hauled about in gallantry robust.
Thomson.

2. To transport by drawing, as with horses or oxen; as, to haul logs to a sawmill.

When I was seven or eight years of age, I began hauling all the wood used in the house and shops.
U. S. Grant.

To haul over the coals . See under Coal . -- To haul the wind (Nautical) , to turn the head of the ship nearer to the point from which the wind blows.

Haul intransitive verb
1. (Nautical) To change the direction of a ship by hauling the wind. See under Haul , transitive verb

I . . . hauled up for it, and found it to be an island.
Cook.

2. To pull apart, as oxen sometimes do when yoked.

To haul around (Nautical) , to shift to any point of the compass; -- said of the wind. -- To haul off (Nautical) , to sail closer to the wind, in order to get farther away from anything; hence, to withdraw; to draw back.

Haul noun
1. A pulling with force; a violent pull.

2. A single draught of a net; as, to catch a hundred fish at a haul .

3. That which is caught, taken, or gained at once, as by hauling a net.

4. Transportation by hauling; the distance through which anything is hauled, as freight in a railroad car; as, a long haul or short haul .

5. (Rope Making) A bundle of about four hundred threads, to be tarred.

Haulabout noun A bargelike vessel with steel hull, large hatchways, and coal transporters, for coaling war vessels from its own hold or from other colliers.

Haulage (-aj) noun Act of hauling; as, the haulage of cars by an engine; charge for hauling.

Hauler (-ẽr) noun One who hauls.

Haulm (ham) noun [ Middle English halm , Anglo-Saxon healm ; akin to D., G., Dan., & Swedish halm , Icelandic hālmr , Latin calamus reed, cane, stalk, Greek kalamo`s . Confer Excel , Culminate , Culm , Shawm , Calamus .] The denuded stems or stalks of such crops as buckwheat and the cereal grains, beans, etc.; straw.

Haulm noun A part of a harness; a hame.

Hauls (hals) noun [ Obsolete] See Hals .

Haulse (hals) v. [ Obsolete] See Halse .

Hault (halt) adjective [ Old French hault , French haut . See Haughty .] Lofty; haughty. [ Obsolete]

Through support of countenance proud and hault .
Spenser.

Haum (ham) noun See Haulm , stalk. Smart.

Haunce (hȧns) transitive verb To enhance. [ Obsolete] Lydgate.

Haunch (hänch; 277) noun [ French hanche , of German origin; confer OD. hancke , hencke , and also Old High German ancha ; probably not akin to English ankle .]
1. The hip; the projecting region of the lateral parts of the pelvis and the hip joint; the hind part.

2. Of meats: The leg and loin taken together; as, a haunch of venison.

Haunch bone . See Innominate bone , under Innominate . -- Haunches of an arch (Architecture) , the parts on each side of the crown of an arch. (See Crown , noun , 11.) Each haunch may be considered as from one half to two thirds of the half arch.

Haunched (häncht) adjective Having haunches.

Haunt (hänt; 277) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Haunted ; present participle & verbal noun Haunting .] [ French hanter ; of uncertain origin, perhaps from an assumed Late Latin ambitare to go about, from Latin ambire (see Ambition ); or confer Icelandic heimta to demand, regain, akin to heim home (see Home ). √36.]
1. To frequent; to resort to frequently; to visit pertinaciously or intrusively; to intrude upon.

You wrong me, sir, thus still to haunt my house.
Shak.

Those cares that haunt the court and town.
Swift.

2. To inhabit or frequent as a specter; to visit as a ghost or apparition.

Foul spirits haunt my resting place.
Fairfax.

3. To practice; to devote one's self to. [ Obsolete]

That other merchandise that men haunt with fraud . . . is cursed.
Chaucer.

Leave honest pleasure, and haunt no good pastime.
Ascham.

4. To accustom; to habituate. [ Obsolete]

Haunt thyself to pity.
Wyclif.

Haunt intransitive verb To persist in staying or visiting.

I've charged thee not to haunt about my doors.
Shak.

Haunt noun
1. A place to which one frequently resorts; as, drinking saloons are the haunts of tipplers; a den is the haunt of wild beasts.

» In Old English the place occupied by any one as a dwelling or in his business was called a haunt .

Often used figuratively.

The household nook,
The haunt of all affections pure.
Keble.

The feeble soul, a haunt of fears.
Tennyson.

2. The habit of resorting to a place. [ Obsolete]

The haunt you have got about the courts.
Arbuthnot.

3. Practice; skill. [ Obsolete]

Of clothmaking she hadde such an haunt .
Chaucer.

Haunted adjective Inhabited by, or subject to the visits of, apparitions; frequented by a ghost.

All houses wherein men have lived and died
Are haunted houses.
Longfellow.

Haunter (-ẽr) noun One who, or that which, haunts.

Haurient (ha"rĭ* e nt) adjective [ Latin hauriens , present participle of haurire to breathe.] (Her.) In pale, with the head in chief; -- said of the figure of a fish, as if rising for air.

Hausen (ha"sĕn) noun [ G.] (Zoology) A large sturgeon ( Acipenser huso ) from the region of the Black Sea. It is sometimes twelve feet long.