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hasp a slotted fastener that fits over a staple and is held in place by a pin or lock slipped through the staple, used esp. on doors and lidded containers. [2 definitions]
hassle (informal) a disagreement or squabble. [4 definitions]
hassock a low stool or firm cushion on which to kneel or rest one's feet. [2 definitions]
hastate shaped like a spearhead, as some leaves.
haste speed, esp. under conditions of urgency. [2 definitions]
hasten to move or act speedily; hurry. [3 definitions]
hasty done or produced quickly; speedy; hurried. [3 definitions]
hasty pudding a cornmeal mush served with a sweetener such as molasses.
hat a covering for the head, usu. worn for warmth, protection, or ornamentation. [2 definitions]
hatband a band of cloth placed around the crown of a hat, just above the brim.
hatbox a deep box or case, usu. cylindrical, for storing or carrying a single hat.
hatch1 to help a young animal break out from (its egg) and be born. Birds, reptiles, and certain kinds of fish hatch eggs. [6 definitions]
hatch2 an opening in the floor, roof, or side of a structure or vehicle, esp. a ship, through which passengers or cargo may pass. [2 definitions]
hatch3 to draw lines on (a drawing, design, or the like), often two sets of close-set parallel lines crossing each other at right angles, in order to shade. [2 definitions]
hatchback a style of automobile in which the rear covering extends in a slope from the roof and can be opened upward to allow maximum access to the rear storage area.
hatchery a place where the eggs of fish, chickens, or other animals are hatched, as for the stocking of rivers, commercial sale, or other purposes.
hatchet a small, lightweight, short-handled ax that can be used with one hand. [2 definitions]
hatchet man (informal) a person hired by another to commit murder. [3 definitions]
hatching the drawing or engraving of fine lines close together, used in shading or contour modeling. [2 definitions]
hatchling a young animal, such as a bird, reptile, or fish newly emerged from its egg.
hatchway an opening that has a hinged door or lid, through which passengers or goods may pass, as on a ship or aircraft; hatch. [2 definitions]