Definition of Hectors

1. Verb. (third-person singular of hector) ¹



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Definition of Hectors

1. hector [v] - See also: hector

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hectors

hectolitres
hectometer
hectometers
hectometre
hectometres
hectopascal
hectored
hectorer
hectorers
hectorfloresite
hectoring
hectoringly
hectorite
hectorites
hectorly
hectors (current term)
hectosecond
hectoseconds
hectostere
hectosteres
hectowatt
hectowatt-hour
hectowatts
hed
heddle
heddled
heddles
heddling
hede
hedenbergite

Literary usage of Hectors

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"... some of them thirty foot high, and some laid a-cross ou the tops of others. Tliose roaring hectors, free-booters, desperado«, aA bullying /inff. ..."

2. Specimens of English Dramatic Poets who Lived about the Time of Shakespeare by Charles Lamb, Israel Gollancz (1893)
"... instead of wounding ; Death, our hearts with sweetness filling, Gently wounds, instead of killing. 28 CLXIV. (o. ) THE hectors : A COMEDY. ..."

3. Guide to Printed Books and Manuscripts Relating to English and Foreign by George Gatfield (1892)
"hectors and Vicars of Hackney, \vith list.« of Officers from 1581—1850. Nos. 4235, 3211, and 4422. Tyssen Library, Hackney. Notes and extracts relating to ..."

4. A Study of the Prologue and Epilogue in English Literature from Shakespeare by George Spencer Bower (1884)
"... Jasper Mayne, and Dryden—The " hectors of the pit"—The " tavern-wits "—The " civet-wit"—" Tom Dove's brotherhood"—Abuse of the censors and critics ..."

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