Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A heart.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Middle English form of heart.
  • A Middle English form of hurt.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • If you want to blame someone blame the navy commonder who signed my papers and the department of defence who isnt doing their job right and making me out to be the bad guy herte.

    Hilles L Miles

  • Night and day my blood hyt drynkes, mine herte deth me fane.

    Castle Dangerous

  • And love is to myne herte gone with one speare so kene.

    Castle Dangerous

  • I'm sure it will all come rushing back "Quod Pandarus, 'Thow wrecched mouses herte" and all that.

    Sunday confessions on ...

  •   This Palamoun, that thoughte that thurgh his herte

    The Canterbury Tales

  • And whanne my felowes and I seyghe that, whan we comen in, wee diden of oure shoon, and camen in barefote, and thoughten that we scholden don as moche worschipe and reverence there to, as ony of the mysbeleevynge men sholde, and as gret compunction in herte to have.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Londes, as the beste and most worthi Lond, and the most vertouse lond of alle the world: For it is the herte and the myddes of all the world; wytnessynge the philosophere, that seythe thus;

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • And he preyed oure Lord, that alle tho that preyeden to him, in that place, with gode herte, that he wolde heren here preyere and graunten it hem, zif thei asked it rightefullyche: and oure Lord graunted it him: and therfore Salomon cleped that temple, the

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • And he preyed oure Lord, that alle tho that preyeden to him, in that place, with gode herte, that he wolde heren here preyere and graunten it hem, zif thei asked it rightefullyche: and oure Lord graunted it him: and therfore Salomon cleped that temple, the Temple of Conseille and of Help of God.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • That in this world ther nis so hard an herte, 1140

    Troilus and Criseyde

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