3. Moving or acting with haste or in a hurry; hurrying; hence, acting without deliberation; precipitate; rash; easily
Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? There is more hope of a fool than of him.Prov. xxix. 20.
The hasty multitudeMilton.
Be not hasty to go out of his sight.Eccl. viii. 3.
4. Made or reached without deliberation or due caution; as, a hasty conjecture, inference, conclusion,
etc., a hasty resolution.
5. Proceeding from, or indicating, a quick temper.
Take no unkindness of his hasty words.Shak.
6. Forward; early; first ripe. [Obs.] "As the hasty fruit before the summer." Is. xxviii. 4.
(Has"ty pud"ding) (has"ty p&usdotd"ding).
1. A thick batter pudding made of Indian meal stirred into boiling water; mush. [U. S.]
2. A batter or pudding made of flour or oatmeal, stirred into boiling water or milk. [Eng.]
(Hat) a. Hot. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Hat), sing. pres. of Hote to be called. Cf. Hatte. [Obs.] "That one hat abstinence." Piers Plowman.
Hat block, a block on which hats are formed or dressed. To pass around the hat, to take up a
collection of voluntary contributions, which are often received in a hat. [Colloq.] Lowell.
(Hat) n. [AS. hæt, hætt; akin to Dan. hat, Sw. hatt, Icel. hattr a hat, höttr hood, D. hoed hat, G.
hut, OHG. huot, and prob. to L. cassis helmet. &radic13. Cf. Hood.] A covering for the head; esp.,
one with a crown and brim, made of various materials, and worn by men or women for protecting the
head from the sun or weather, or for ornament.
(Hat"a*ble) a. [From Hate.] Capable of being, or deserving to be, hated; odious; detestable.
(Hat"band`) n. A band round the crown of a hat; sometimes, a band of black cloth, crape, etc.,
worn as a badge of mourning.
(Hat"box`) n. A box for a hat.
(Hatch) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hatched (hacht); p. pr. & vb. n. Hatching.] [F. hacher to chop,
hack. See Hash.]
1. To cross with lines in a peculiar manner in drawing and engraving. See Hatching.
Shall win this sword, silvered and hatched.Chapman.
Those hatching strokes of the pencil.Dryden.
2. To cross; to spot; to stain; to steep. [Obs.]
His weapon hatched in blood.Beau. & Fl.