from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Hastate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as hastate.
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Radical leaves nine inches long, four inches wide, oval-hastate or halberd-shaped, growing on long footstalks.
When in flower, the plant is from two to three feet in height; the stem is erect, furrowed, hollow, and branching; the leaves are smooth, succulent, and oval-oblong or halberd-shaped, -- the form varying in the different varieties.
Root-leaves large, halberd-shaped, and supported on stems six inches in length.
Its stem is trailing, and from twelve to eighteen inches in height or length; the leaves vary in form, but are usually roundish-heart-shaped or halberd-shaped, smooth, glaucous, and entire on the borders; the flowers are hermaphrodite, yellowish; the leaves are more acid than those of the varieties of the preceding species, and for this reason are preferred by many.
Leaves seven or eight inches long, halberd-shaped, deep-green, thin in texture, and nearly erect on the stalk of the plant; seeds prickly.
The acute bractlets are three-lobed, halberd-shaped, sparingly cut-toothed on one side.
It would be painted black, like every other gondola, and the prow would be ornamented with a high halberd-shaped steel piece, burnished to a dazzling glitter.