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- v. Alternative form of hearse.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of gate or portcullis, having iron bars, like a harrow, studded with iron spikes. It is hung above gateways so that it may be quickly lowered, to impede the advance of an enemy.
- n. See Hearse, a carriage for the dead.
- n. A funeral ceremonial.
- transitive v. Same as hearse, v. t.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete spelling of hearse in various senses.
- n. A framework, composed of bars or rods, and used for any purpose; a grating.
- n. In fortification, specifically— A portcullis.
- n. A frame armed with spikes, used for chevauxde-frise, and laid in the way or in breaches, with the points up, to prevent or obstruct the advance of an enemy.
- n. In heraldry, a charge resembling a harrow, and blazoned herse or harrow indifferently.
- An obsolete variant of hearse.
- n. A genus of sphingid moths.
- n. A genus of birds.
- n. A genus of crustaceans.
- n. A genus of mollusks.
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