Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dialectal (Scotch) form of harvest.

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Examples

  • Don't be too harst towards JAC - he has never played sports, by his own admission he is not much of a man.

    "Is it possible that there might be something really ugly at the core of contemporary liberalism?"

  • In harst, at the shearing, nae youths now are jeering,

    Northumberland Yesterday and To-day

  • For, admitting that the tae half of them may make some little thing for themsells honestly in the Lowlands by shearing in harst, droving, hay-making, and the like; ye hae still mony hundreds and thousands o lang-legged

    Rob Roy

  • I hope to see the auld rusty lass linking at a bluidy harst again. ''

    Rob Roy

  • Hark thee, man --- I owe thee a day in harst --- I'll pay up your thousan pund Scots, plack and bawbee, gin ye'll be an honest fallow for anes, and just daiker up the gate wi 'this

    Rob Roy

  • For, admitting that the tae half of them may make some little thing for themsells honestly in the Lowlands by shearing in harst, droving, hay-making, and the like; ye hae still mony hundreds and thousands o 'lang-legged Hieland gillies that will neither work nor want, and maun gang thigging and sorning* about on their acquaintance, or live by doing the laird's bidding, be't right or be't wrang.

    Rob Roy — Complete

  • Hark thee, man -- I owe thee a day in harst -- I'll pay up your thousan pund

    Rob Roy — Complete

  • For, admitting that the tae half of them may make some little thing for themsells honestly in the Lowlands by shearing in harst, droving, hay-making, and the like; ye hae still mony hundreds and thousands o’ lang-legged Hieland gillies that will neither work nor want, and maun gang thigging and sorning50 about on their acquaintance, or live by doing the laird’s bidding, be’t right or be’t wrang.

    Rob Roy

  • Hark thee, man — I owe thee a day in harst — I’ll pay up your thousan pund Scots, plack and bawbee, gin ye’ll be an honest fallow for anes, and just daiker up the gate wi’ this

    Rob Roy

  • I hope to see the auld rusty lass linking at a bluidy harst again.”

    Rob Roy

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