(Ha"rem) n.[Ar. haram, orig., anything forbidden or sacred, fr. harama to forbid, prohibit.] [Written
also haram and hareem.]
1. The apartments or portion of the house allotted to females in Mohammedan families.
2. The family of wives and concubines belonging to one man, in Mohammedan countries; a seraglio.
(Ha*ren"gi*form) a. [F. hareng herring (LL. harengus) + -form.] Herring-shaped.
(Hare's"-ear`) n. (Bot.) An umbelliferous plant (Bupleurum rotundifolium); so named from
the shape of its leaves. Dr. Prior.
(Hare's"-foot` fern`) (Bot.) A species of fern (Davallia Canariensis) with a soft, gray,
hairy rootstock; whence the name.
Hare's-tail grass (Bot.), a species of grass (Lagurus ovatus) whose head resembles a hare's tail.
(Hare's"-tail`) n. (Bot.) A kind of grass See Cotton grass, under Cotton.
(Har"fang) n. [See Hare, n., and Fang.] (Zoöl.) The snowy owl.
(Ha`ri*a"li grass`) (hä`ri*ä"li gras`). (Bot.) The East Indian name of the Cynodon Dactylon; dog's-
(Har"i*cot) (har"e*ko; F. a`re`ko"), n. [F.]
1. A ragout or stew of meat with beans and other vegetables.
2. The ripe seeds, or the unripe pod, of the common string bean used as a vegetable. Other species of
the same genus furnish different kinds of haricots.
(Har"i*er) n. (Zoöl.) See Harrier.
(Ha"ri*ka`ri) n. See Hara-kiri.
(Har`i*o*la"tion) n. [See Ariolation.] Prognostication; soothsaying. [Obs.] Cockeram.
(Har"ish) a. Like a hare. [R.] Huloet.
Hark away! Hark back! Hark forward! (Sporting), cries used to incite and guide hounds in hunting.
To hark back, to go back for a fresh start, as when one has wandered from his direct course, or
made a digression.
(Hark) v. i. [OE. herken. See Hearken.] To listen; to hearken. [Now rare, except in the imperative
form used as an interjection, Hark! listen.] Hudibras.
He must have overshot the mark, and must hark back.Haggard.
He harked back to the subject.W. E. Norris.
(Hark"en) v. t. & i. To hearken. Tennyson.
(Harl) n. [Cf. OHG. harluf noose, rope; E. hards refuse of flax.]
1. A filamentous substance; especially, the filaments of flax or hemp.