Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
) A frame or grating of various kinds; as, a frame for drying bricks, fish, or cheese; a rack for feeding cattle; a grating in a mill race, etc.
2. (n.) Unburned brick or tile, stacked up for drying.
3. (v. t.) To cut irregularly, without skill or definite purpose; to notch; to mangle by repeated strokes of a cutting instrument; as, to hack a post.
4. (v. t.) Fig.: To mangle in speaking.
5. (v. i.) To cough faintly and frequently, or in a short, broken manner; as, a hacking cough.
6. (n.) A notch; a cut.
7. (n.) An implement for cutting a notch; a large pick used in breaking stone.
8. (n.) A hacking; a catch in speaking; a short, broken cough.
9. (n.) A kick on the shins.
10. (n.) A horse, hackneyed or let out for common hire; also, a horse used in all kinds of work, or a saddle horse, as distinguished from hunting and carriage horses.
11. (n.) A coach or carriage let for hire; particularly, a coach with two seats inside facing each other; a hackney coach.
12. (n.) A bookmaker who hires himself out for any sort of literary work; an overworked man; a drudge.
13. (n.) A procuress.
14. (a.) Hackneyed; hired; mercenary.
15. (v. t.) To use as a hack; to let out for hire.
16. (v. t.) To use frequently and indiscriminately, so as to render trite and commonplace.
17. (v. i.) To be exposed or offered or to common use for hire; to turn prostitute.
18. (v. i.) To live the life of a drudge or hack.
Strong's Hebrew1442. gadaph -- to revile, blaspheme...
blaspheme, reproach. A primitive root; to hack
(with words), ie Revile -- blaspheme,
reproach. << 1441, 1442. gadaph. 1443 >>. Strong's Numbers. /hebrew/1442.htm - 6k
2710. chaqaq -- to cut in, inscribe, decree
... A primitive root; properly, to hack, ie Engrave (Judges 5:14, to be a scribe simply);
by implication, to enact (laws being cut in stone or metal tablets in ...
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