Definition of Hurst

1. n. A wood or grove; -- a word used in the composition of many names, as in Hazlehurst.



Definition of Hurst

1. Noun. A wood or grove. ¹

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Definition of Hurst

1. a small hill [n -S]

Medical Definition of Hurst

1. A wood or grove; a word used in the composition of many names, as in Hazlehurst. Origin: OE. Hurst, AS. Hyrst; akin to OHG. Hurst, horst, wood, thicket, G. Horst the nest of a bird of prey, an eyerie, thicket. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hurst

hurriedly
hurriedness
hurriednesses
hurrier
hurriers
hurries
hurries up
hurry
hurry-skurry
hurry up
hurryed
hurrying
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hurryingly
hurryings
hurst (current term)
hursts
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hurt locker
hurt someone's feelings
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hurted
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hurtful
hurtfull
hurtfully
hurtfulness

Literary usage of Hurst

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1. American Book Prices Current by Katherine Kyes Leab, Daniel J Leab (1905)
"Sewed (lacking portrait, and about 6 lines of last page torn off), hurst, A., Nov. ... Sewed (lacking lower half of title and last 3 leaves), hurst, A.. ..."

2. Graham's Magazine by Graham, George R, Edgar Allan Poe, John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1848)
"Still, Mr. hurst looked anxiously around, and Jameson cast a careless glance ... It was very painful, nay withering to his proud heart, but Mr. hurst was ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1888)
"[hurst & BLACKETT. A Life for a Life. With Vignette. Crown 8vo. 5s. ... [hurst & BLACKETT. His Little Mother: and other Tales. Crown 8 vo. 6s. ..."

4. The Life of Florence Nightingale by Sarah A. Southall Tooley (1905)
"CHAPTER III LEA hurst Removal to Lea hurst—Description of the House—Florence Nightingale's Crimean Carriage preserved there. Lo 1 in the midst of Nature's ..."

5. United States Reports, Supreme Court: Cases Argued and Adjudged in the by United States Supreme Court, William T. Otto (1877)
"hurst v. WESTERN AND ATLANTIC RAILROAD COMPANY. Under the act of March 2, 1867 (14 Stat. 558), a suit pending in a State court, between a citizen of the ..."

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