Definition of Hectored

1. Verb. (simple past of hector) ¹



2. Verb. (past participle of hector) ¹

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Definition of Hectored

1. hector [v] - See also: hector

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hectored

hectographed
hectographing
hectographs
hectokatal
hectokatals
hectokilo-
hectoliter
hectoliters
hectolitre
hectolitres
hectometer
hectometers
hectometre
hectometres
hectopascal
hectored (current term)
hectorer
hectorers
hectorfloresite
hectoring
hectoringly
hectorite
hectorites
hectorly
hectors
hectosecond
hectoseconds
hectostere
hectosteres
hectowatt

Literary usage of Hectored

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1. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S. by Samuel Pepys, John Smith, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1854)
"... indeed, she did ;n to bring all his bastards to his closet-door, and hath hectored him out of his wits. ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1866)
"... they upon their own side of the House there fought the battle of details, who saw the matter in a different and hectored and bullied as Minis- light, ..."

3. The History of New-Hampshire by Jeremy Belknap, John Farmer (1862)
"Hall and Thomas Wiggin, he refused to give summonses, but first (I suppose) must inform somebody, I was sent for by the marshal, huffed and hectored ..."

4. The Life and Letters of Sir George Savile, Bart., First Marquis of Halifax &c by Helen Charlotte Foxcroft (1898)
"This was corrupted into ' bulled ' I MSS. A and D); and ' palled ' (Eds. I. and II.), which were corrected iu Ed. III. into ' hectored.' MS. ..."

5. Collections of the New Hampshire Historical Society by New Hampshire Historical Society (1866)
"He refused to give summonses, but first (I suppose) must inform some body I was sent for by the marshal, huffed and hectored strangely, threatened, &c.; ..."

6. Provincial and State Papers by New Hampshire (1867)
"He refused to give summonses, but first (I suppose) must inform some body I was sent for by the marshal, huffed and hectored strangely, threatened, &c.; ..."

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