American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To disturb or distress by or as if by repeated attacks; harass. See Synonyms at harass.
- v. To raid, as in war; sack or pillage.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make a hostile incursion upon; ravage by war or invasion; make forced exactions upon; harass by rapacity or violent demands; despoil; strip; rob.
- To trouble; vex; harass; agitate; tease; harrow.
- To draw or drag violently.
- To make harassing incursions.
- n. A playing-card having a slight blemish on one surface.
- n. A common personal name, also used in various extraneous applications. See ' Arry, and Old Harry, under old.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To strip; to pillage; to lay waste.
- v. To agitate; to worry; to harrow; to harass.
- v. obsolete To make a predatory incursion; to plunder or lay waste.
- v. make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes
- v. annoy continually or chronically
- Middle English harien, herien, from Old English hergian ‘to pillage, plunder’, from Proto-Germanic *harjōnan (compare East Frisian ferheerje, German verheeren ‘to harry, devastate’), from Proto-Germanic *harjaz (“army”) (compare Old English here, West Frisian hear, Dutch hee, German Heer), from Proto-Indo-European *kori̯os (compare Middle Irish cuire ‘army’, Lithuanian kãrias ‘army; war’, Old Church Slavonic kara ‘strife’, Ancient Greek koíranos ‘chief, commander’, Old Persian kāra ‘army’). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English harien, from Old English hergian; see koro- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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