[hak-uh-mawr, -mohr] /ˈhæk əˌmɔr, -ˌmoʊr/
a simple looped bridle, by means of which controlling pressure is exerted on the nose of a horse, used chiefly in breaking colts.
Western U.S. any of several forms of halter used especially for breaking horses.
(US & NZ) a rope or rawhide halter used for unbroken foals
halter for breaking horses, 1850, American English, of uncertain origin. OED and Klein suggests a corruption of Spanish jaquima (earlier xaquima) “halter, headstall of a horse,” which Klein suggests is from Arabic shakimah “bit of a bridle, curb, restraint.”
jargon A planned hacking run that is intended to last for about a week with lots of hackers. The term was used in 2005 by the Apache Foundation and the OpenBSD Project, among others. (2005-01-26)
- Hack attack
jargon (Possibly by analogy with “Big Mac Attack” from advertisements for the McDonald’s fast-food chain; the variant “big hack attack” is reported) Nearly synonymous with hacking run, though the latter more strongly implies an all-nighter. [Jargon File] (1996-08-26)
[hak-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈhækˌbɛr i, -bə ri/ noun, plural hackberries. 1. any of several trees or shrubs belonging to the genus Celtis, of the elm family, bearing cherrylike fruit. 2. the sometimes edible fruit of such a tree. 3. the wood of such a tree. /ˈhækˌbɛrɪ/ noun (pl) -ries 1. any American tree or shrub of […]
[hak-buht] /ˈhæk bʌt/ noun 1. . /ˈhækbʌt/ noun 1. another word for arquebus