Hazard table, a table on which hazard is played, or any game of chance for stakes.To run the hazard, to take the chance or risk.

Syn. — Danger; risk; chance. See Danger.

(Haz"ard), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hazarded; p. pr. & vb. n. Hazarding.] [Cf. F. hasarder. See Hazard, n.]

1. To expose to the operation of chance; to put in danger of loss or injury; to venture; to risk.

Men hazard nothing by a course of evangelical obedience.
John Clarke.

He hazards his neck to the halter.

Haymow to Head

(Hay"mow`) n.

1. A mow or mass of hay laid up in a barn for preservation.

2. The place in a barn where hay is deposited.

(Hay"rack`) n. A frame mounted on the running gear of a wagon, and used in hauling hay, straw, sheaves, etc.; — called also hay rigging.

(Hay"rake`) n. A rake for collecting hay; especially, a large rake drawn by a horse or horses.

(Hay"rick`) n. A heap or pile of hay, usually covered with thatch for preservation in the open air.

(Hay"stack`) n. A stack or conical pile of hay in the open air.

(Hay"stalk`) n. A stalk of hay.

(Hay"thorn`) n. Hawthorn. R. Scot.

(Hay"ti*an) a. Of pertaining to Hayti.n. A native of Hayti. [Written also Haitian.]

(Hay"ward) n. [Hay a hedge + ward.] An officer who is appointed to guard hedges, and to keep cattle from breaking or cropping them, and whose further duty it is to impound animals found running at large.

(Haz"ard) n. [F. hasard, Sp. azar an unforeseen disaster or accident, an unfortunate card or throw at dice, prob. fr. Ar. zahr, zar, a die, which, with the article al the, would give azzahr, azzar.]

1. A game of chance played with dice. Chaucer.

2. The uncertain result of throwing a die; hence, a fortuitous event; chance; accident; casualty.

I will stand the hazard of the die.

3. Risk; danger; peril; as, he encountered the enemy at the hazard of his reputation and life.

Men are led on from one stage of life to another in a condition of the utmost hazard.

4. (Billiards) Holing a ball, whether the object ball (winning hazard) or the player's ball (losing hazard).

5. Anything that is hazarded or risked, as the stakes in gaming. "Your latter hazard." Shak.

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