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hack
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 21
Part of Speech: noun
1. A frame or grating of various kinds; as, a frame for drying bricks, fish, or cheese; a rack for feeding cattle; a grating in a mill race, etc.
2. Unburned brick or tile, stacked up for drying.
3. A notch; a cut.
5. A hacking; a catch in speaking; a short, broken cough.
6. A kick on the shins.
10. A procuress.
11. A kick on the shins, or a cut from a kick.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To cough faintly and frequently, or in a short, broken manner; as, a hacking cough.
2. To be exposed or offered or to common use for hire; to turn prostitute.
3. To live the life of a drudge or hack.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To cut irregulary, without skill or definite purpose; to notch; to mangle by repeated strokes of a cutting instrument; as, to hack a post.
2. Fig.: To mangle in speaking.
3. To use as a hack; to let out for hire.
4. To use frequently and indiscriminately, so as to render trite and commonplace.
5. To kick the shins of ( an opposing payer).
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