[hahr-i-dn] /ˈhɑr ɪ dn/
a scolding, vicious woman; hag; shrew.
a scolding old woman; nag
1700, “one that is half Whore, half Bawd” [“Dictionary of the Canting Crew”]; “a decayed strumpet” [Johnson], probably from French haridelle “a poore tit, or leane ill-favored jade,” [Cotgrave, 1611], in French from 16c., of unknown origin.
[har-ee] /ˈhær i/ verb (used with object), harried, harrying. 1. to harass, annoy, or prove a nuisance to by or as if by repeated attacks; worry: He was harried by constant doubts. 2. to ravage, as in war; devastate: The troops harried the countryside. verb (used without object), harried, harrying. 3. to make harassing incursions. […]
[har-ee-er] /ˈhær i ər/ noun 1. a person who or thing that . 2. any of several short-winged hawks of the genus Circus that hunt over meadows and marshes and prey on reptiles and small birds and mammals. 3. (initial capital letter) Military. a one- or two-seat British-American fighter, both an attack and a reconnaissance […]
[har-ee-uh t] /ˈhær i ət/ noun 1. a female given name, form of . fem. proper name, the English equivalent of French Henriette, fem. diminutive of Harry. We think that gentlemen lose a particle of their respect for young ladies who allow their names to be abbreviated into such cognomens as Kate, Madge, Bess, Nell, […]
- Harriet beecher stowe
[stoh] /stoʊ/ noun 1. Harriet (Elizabeth) Beecher, 1811–96, U.S. abolitionist and novelist. 2. a town in N Vermont: ski resort.