haccian

haccian
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  • Hack — Hack, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hacked} (h[a^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hacking}.] [OE. hakken, AS. haccian; akin to D. hakken, G. hacken, Dan. hakke, Sw. hacka, and perh. to E. hew. Cf. {Hew} to cut, {Haggle}.] 1. To cut irregulary, without skill or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hacked — Hack Hack, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hacked} (h[a^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hacking}.] [OE. hakken, AS. haccian; akin to D. hakken, G. hacken, Dan. hakke, Sw. hacka, and perh. to E. hew. Cf. {Hew} to cut, {Haggle}.] 1. To cut irregulary, without skill or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hacking — Hack Hack, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hacked} (h[a^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hacking}.] [OE. hakken, AS. haccian; akin to D. hakken, G. hacken, Dan. hakke, Sw. hacka, and perh. to E. hew. Cf. {Hew} to cut, {Haggle}.] 1. To cut irregulary, without skill or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hack — I. verb Etymology: Middle English hakken, from Old English haccian; akin to Old High German hacchōn to hack, Old English hōc hook Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. a. to cut or sever with repeated irregular or unskillful blows b. to cut or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • keg- — Hook, tooth. 1. a. hake, from Old English haca, hook, akin to Old Norse haki, hook; b. harquebus, from Middle Dutch hake, hook. Both a and b from Germanic *hakan . 2. a …   Universalium

  • Hacker — This interesting and unusual name is of Olde English origins. It is occupational and originally described either a woodcutter or possibly one who manufactured cutting implements such a billhooks and scythes. The derivation is from the Middle… …   Surnames reference

  • Hekkert — This is a patronymic form of the Olde German descriptive surname Hacker or Hecker , meaning a woodcutter or butcher. It is possible in this case, that the Continent borrowed the origin from the Olde English pre 7th Century Haccian as the ancient… …   Surnames reference

  • gehæcca — m ( n/ n) sausage [haccian] …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • hack — hack1 [hæk] v [: Old English; Origin: haccian] 1.) [I and T] to cut something roughly or violently hack (away) at sth ▪ She hacked away at the ice, trying to make a hole. hack sth off/down etc ▪ Whole forests have been hacked down. hack your way… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hack — English has two distinct words hack. By far the older, ‘cut savagely or randomly’ [OE], goes back via Old English haccian to a prehistoric West Germanic *khak , also reproduced in German hacken and Dutch hakken. It perhaps originated in imitation …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

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