from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who hurts another.
- n. A beam on a gun-platform that prevents damage from the wheels of a gun-carriage
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A bodily injury causing pain; a wound, bruise, or the like.
- n. An injury causing pain of mind or conscience; a slight; a stain; as of sin.
- n. Injury; damage; detriment; harm; mischief.
- n. One who hurts or does harm.
- n. A butting piece; a strengthening piece, esp.: (Mil.) A piece of wood at the lower end of a platform, designed to prevent the wheels of gun carriages from injuring the parapet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which hurts.
- n. Milit.: A beam placed at the lower end of a platform to prevent the wheels of a gun-carriage from injuring the parapet.
- n. A wooden or iron piece bolted to the top rails of a gun-carriage, either in front or in the rear (in the latter case called a counter-hurter), to check its motion.
- n. In a vehicle: The shoulder of an axle, against which the hub strikes.
- n. A reinforcing piece on the shoulder of an axle.
Why, that would make him nothing more than a dirty old feelings-hurter.
The spectacle of Sarah Palin "aw shucks-ing" her way to mean-spirited accusations reveals a hurter, not a healer.
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Nos. 1 and 5, on the left side, Nos. 2 and 6, on the right side, step on the circle; take carriage eccentric levers and throw eccentrics into gear; withdraw the lever from the sockets, and insert them into holes in the wheel, and heave the mortar-carriage up against the front hurter; throw eccentric out of gear; place levers on the circle close to Brackets, butts forward, and retire to their stations.
On such an occasion the preventer breeching is invaluable, and will be the best safeguard, if fitted so that when well stretched it will not permit the fore trucks to ascend on the curve of the Fore-hurter, for it is this which strains the strap of the Compressor.
After successive _heaves_, the gunner halted the piece with the wheels touching the hurter -- the timber laid at the foot of the parapet to stop the wheels.
If I were hurt, I never required vengeance of the hurter.
Now then, therefore, I salute thee, Bartholomew, blessed of blessed saints, which art the shining light of holy church, fisher of fishes reasonable, hurter of the devil which hurted the world by his theft.
Are all these muses at the mercy of a corrupt world and a Dark Lord ( "a hurter") who will not fail in destroying them, or will their light somehow persist?
Indeed, by the end of the tumultuous 1960s, even Miss Light-Up-The-Screen (and heart-hurter)