Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hack.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry, indented with the indents embowed: said of the edge of any bearing.

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Examples

  • I thought of what Amy had told me of the Fellowship, its hatred for what it perceived as human weakness and fallibility; of Faulkner's ornate Apocalypses, visions of the final judgment; and of the word hacked beneath James Jessop's name on a length of dirt-encrusted wood.

    The Killing Kind

  • News Corp. shares have fallen 13 percent since July 4, when allegations spread that employees at the News of the Word hacked into the phones of murder and terrorism victims and paid the police to get stories.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Saying that MOST copies of Windows on custom PCs are hacked is not that large of a stretch.

    Windows 7′s Price May Be A Barrier For Adoption | Lifehacker Australia

  • Bill whittled a hand-drill and baseboard out of wood hacked from a fallen palm tree.

    DESERT ISLAND SOLITAIRE, OR, A GOOD CIGAR IS A SMOKE • by Nick Logan

  • Washington stakes an extra half billion this year, hacked from the Irish illegal immigrant levy.

    The Great California Game

  • A proportional version of Ajaxterm hacked to be a terminal using Web-optimized proportional fonts.

    freshmeat.net Releases

  • We just got an anonymous tip that Google's been 'hacked' - sure enough, visitors of the company's Bangladesh search site

    TechCrunch

  • Telegraph Chinese Yahoo! accounts 'hacked' - 7 hrs ago

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • Fact: The extremely weak security and bad design in Internet Explorer were reasons that Google, Adobe and approximately 30 entities in several countries were "hacked" - causing billions of dollars in damages to repair.

    Blogpulse Top Links

  • "#2 MPGordon good call on Wired and" hacked "- I bet ..."

    Boing Boing

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