Hackamore to Hæmatosac
(Hack"a*more) n. [Cf. Sp. jaquima headstall of a halter.] A halter consisting of a long
leather or rope strap and headstall, used for leading or tieing a pack animal. [Western U. S.]
(Hack"ber`ry) n. (Bot.) A genus of trees (Celtis) related to the elm, but bearing drupes with
scanty, but often edible, pulp. C. occidentalis is common in the Eastern United States. Gray.
(Hack"bolt`) n. (Zoöl.) The greater shearwater or hagdon. See Hagdon.
(Hack"buss) n. Same as Hagbut.
(Hack"ee) n. (Zoöl.) The chipmunk; also, the chickaree or red squirrel. [U. S.]
(Hack"er) n. One who, or that which, hacks. Specifically: A cutting instrument for making notches; esp.,
one used for notching pine trees in collecting turpentine; a hack.
(Hack"er*y) n. [Hind. chhakra.] A cart with wooden wheels, drawn by bullocks. [Bengal]
(Hac"kle) n. [See Heckle, and cf. Hatchel.]
1. A comb for dressing flax, raw silk, etc.; a hatchel.
2. Any flimsy substance unspun, as raw silk.
3. One of the peculiar, long, narrow feathers on the neck of fowls, most noticeable on the cock, often
used in making artificial flies; hence, any feather so used.
4. An artificial fly for angling, made of feathers.
(Hac"kle), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hackled (-k'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Hackling ]
1. To separate, as the coarse part of flax or hemp from the fine, by drawing it through the teeth of a
hackle or hatchel.
2. To tear asunder; to break in pieces.
The other divisions of the kingdom being hackled and torn to pieces.Burke.
(Hac"kly) a. [From Hackle.]
1. Rough or broken, as if hacked.
2. (Min.) Having fine, short, and sharp points on the surface; as, the hackly fracture of metallic iron.
(Hack"man) n.; pl. Hackmen The driver of a hack or carriage for public hire.
(Hack"ma*tack`) n. [Of American Indian origin.] (Bot.) The American larch a coniferous
tree with slender deciduous leaves; also, its heavy, close-grained timber. Called also tamarack.
(Hack"ney) n.; pl. Hackneys [OE. hakeney, hakenay; cf. F. haquenée a pacing horse, an
ambling nag, OF. also haguenée, Sp. hacanea, OSp. facanea, D. hakkenei, also OF. haque horse,
Sp. haca, OSp. faca; perh. akin to E. hack to cut, and nag, and orig. meaning, a jolting horse. Cf.
Hack a horse, Nag.]
1. A horse for riding or driving; a nag; a pony. Chaucer.
2. A horse or pony kept for hire.