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5 definitions found
 for Harry
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Harry \Har"ry\, v. i.
     To make a predatory incursion; to plunder or lay waste.
     [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Harry \Har"ry\ (h[a^]r"r[y^]), prop. n.
     Harold or Henry; a nickname.
     [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Harry \Har"ry\ (-r[y^]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Harried
     (-r[i^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Harrying.] [OE. harwen, herien,
     her[yogh]ien, AS. hergian to act as an army, to ravage,
     plunder, fr. here army; akin to G. heer, Icel. herr, Goth.
     harjis, and Lith. karas war. Cf. Harbor, Herald,
     Heriot.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. To strip; to pillage; to lay waste; as, the Northmen came
        several times and harried the land.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              To harry this beautiful region.       --W. Irving.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              A red squirrel had harried the nest of a wood
              thrush.                               --J.
                                                    Burroughs.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To agitate; to worry; to harrow; to harass. --Shak.
  
     Syn: To ravage; plunder; pillage; lay waste; vex; tease;
          worry; annoy; harass.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  harry
      v 1: annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his
           staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female
           co-workers" [syn: harass, hassle, harry, chivy,
           chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest,
           provoke]
      2: make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in
         wartimes [syn: harry, ravage]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  113 Moby Thesaurus words for "harry":
     aggravate, ambush, annoy, assail, assault, attack, badger, bait,
     be at, bedevil, beleaguer, beset, besiege, blitz, blockade, bother,
     bristle, brown off, bug, bullyrag, burn up, bushwhack, chivy,
     come at, come down on, crack down on, descend on, descend upon,
     devil, discompose, distemper, disturb, dog, encircle, encompass,
     envelop, exasperate, exercise, fall on, fall upon, fash, foray,
     fret, gang up on, get, gnaw, go at, go for, gripe, harass, haunt,
     have at, heckle, hector, hit, hit like lightning, hound, hunt,
     invest, irk, irritate, jump, land on, lay at, lay hands on,
     lay into, lay siege to, light into, maraud, miff, molest, mug, nag,
     needle, nettle, nudzh, oppress, peeve, persecute, perturb, pester,
     pick on, pique, pitch into, plague, pluck the beard, pother,
     pounce upon, pound, provoke, pursue, ride, rile, roil, ruffle,
     sail into, set on, set upon, soften up, strike, surprise, surround,
     swoop down on, take the offensive, tease, torment,
     try the patience, tweak the nose, upset, vex, victimize, wade into,
     worry
  
  

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