(Hart"en) v. t. To hearten; to encourage; to incite. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Hart"ford) n. The Hartford grape, a variety of grape first raised at Hartford, Connecticut, from
the Northern fox grape. Its large dark-colored berries ripen earlier than those of most other kinds.
(Hart's" clo`ver) (Bot.) Melilot or sweet clover. See Melilot.
(Hart's"-ear`) n. (Bot.) An Asiatic species of Cacalia (C. Kleinia), used medicinally in India.
1. The horn or antler of the hart, or male red deer.
2. Spirits of hartshorn (see below); volatile salts.
Hartshorn plantain (Bot.), an annual species of plantain (Plantago Coronopus); called also buck's-
horn. Booth. Hartshorn shavings, originally taken from the horns of harts, are now obtained
chiefly by planing down the bones of calves. They afford a kind of jelly. Hebert. Salt of hartshorn
(Chem.), an impure solid carbonate of ammonia, obtained by the destructive distillation of hartshorn, or
any kind of bone; volatile salts. Brande & C. Spirits of hartshorn (Chem.), a solution of ammonia
in water; so called because formerly obtained from hartshorn shavings by destructive distillation. Similar
ammoniacal solutions from other sources have received the same name.
(Hart's"-tongue`) n. (Bot.) (a) A common British fern rare in America. (b) A West
Indian fern, the Polypodium Phyllitidis of Linnæus. It is also found in Florida.
(Hart"wort`) n. (Bot.) A coarse umbelliferous plant of Europe
The name is often vaguely given to other plants of the same order, as species of Seseli and Bupleurum.
(Har"um-scar"um) a. [Cf. hare,v. t., and scare, v. t.] Wild; giddy; flighty; rash; thoughtless.
They had a quarrel with Sir Thomas Newcome's own son, a harum-scarum lad.Thackeray.
(Ha*rus`pi*ca"tion) n. See Haruspicy. Tylor.
(Ha*rus"pice) n. [F., fr. L. haruspex.] A diviner of ancient Rome. Same as Aruspice.
(Ha*rus"pi*cy) n. The art or practices of haruspices. See Aruspicy.
(Har"vest) n. [OE. harvest, hervest, AS. hærfest autumn; akin to LG. harfst, D. herfst, OHG.
herbist, G. herbst, and prob. to L. carpere to pluck, Gr. karpo`s fruit. Cf. Carpet.]
1. The gathering of a crop of any kind; the ingathering of the crops; also, the season of gathering grain
and fruits, late summer or early autumn.
Seedtime and harvest . . . shall not cease.Gen. viii. 22.
At harvest, when corn is ripe.Tyndale.
2. That which is reaped or ready to be reaped or gathered; a crop, as of grain or fruit.
Put ye in the sickle, for the harvest is ripe.Joel iii. 13.
To glean the broken ears after the manShak.
That the main harvest reaps.
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