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'must be finished with a hot iron, and the crown

He kindly spreads his spacious wing, is done. The brim must, in like manner, be And hatches plenty for the ensuing Spring.

Denham. cemented to a substance or body made with

The tepid caves, and fens and shores, willow, or other fit material, sufficiently thick to make the inside of the brim. The brim and Their brood. as numerous hatch from th' eggs, that body are now to be pressed together, after which the under side of the brim may be covered with Bursting with kindly rapture, forth disclosed

Their callow young.

Milton. another shell of beaver or silk shag. The crown

He observed circumstances in eggs, whilst they were and brim are now to be sewed together : the hatching, which varied.

Boyle. edge of the brim must be oiled and varnished

Those tender hairs, and those hatching strokes of with copal-varnish and boiled linseed oil, to pre- the pencil, which make a kind of minced meat in: vent any rain getting in. The cement used for painting, are never able to deceive the sight. sticking the parts together may be made with

Dryden. one pound of gum Senegal, one pound of starch, Sa seas, impelled by winds with added power,

Assault the sides, and o'er the hatches tower. Id. one pound of glue, and one ounce of bees’-wax, to be boiled in a quart of water. Hats made in

A ship was fastened to the shore ; this way, require only to be wiped dry after they

The plank was ready laid for safe ascent,

For shelter there the trembling shadow bent, have been exposed to the heaviest rain. Hats are likewise made, for women's wear, of And skipped, and skulked, and under hatches went.

Id. chips, straw, or cane, by platting, and sewing the

He assures us how this fatherhood continued its plats together, beginning with the centre of the

course, 'till the captivity in Egypt, and then the poor crown, and working round till the whole is fatherhood was under hatches.

Locke. finished. Hats, for the same purpose, are also

When they have laid such a number of eggs as woven, and made of horse-hair, silk, and other they can conveniently cover and hatch, they give over, substances. See Silk and Sarin Hats, and

and begin to sit.

Ray. STRAW.

Others hatch their eggs, and tend the birth, 'till it HATCH, v. a., v. n. & n. S. Saxon, æcan; is able to shift for itself.

Addison. HATCH'WAY, n. s.

} Germ. Hecken, a

Hatch, or HatchwAY, a square or oblong Skinner thinks, from Sax. heghen, eghen, eg, opening in the deck of a ship, of which there are egg. To produce young from eggs by incu- several, forming the passages from one deck bation : to form, contrive, or bring to perfec- to another, and into the hold or lower aparttion; to disclose (from hacher, to cut); to

ments. shade lines in drawing : hatch, a brood excluded

HATCHEL, v.a. & v. n.) Germ. hachelen. from the egg; a discovery, a preparation, from

Hatch'ELLER,, n. s. See HackLE. To Sax. hæca ; Dut. hecke, a bolt. A half door; a beat flax, so as to separate the fibrous from the door with opening over it: perhaps from hacher, to cut, as a hatch is part of a door cut iu two: done, and the person who performs the ope

brittle part: the instrument with which it is also, in the plural, the doors or openings by ration, which they descend from one deck or floor of a

The asbestos, mentioned by Kircher in his descripship to another: hatches also signify flood

tion of China, put into water, moulders like clay, and gates.

is a fibrous small excrescence, like hairs growing upon Which thing they very well knew, and I doubt not the stones; and for the hatchelling, spinning, and will easily confess, who live both to their great toil,

weaving it, he refers to his Mundus Subterraneus. and grief, where the blasphemies of Arians are

Woodward. renewed by them; who, to hatch their heresy, have

HATCHET, n. s. 2. Fr. hache, hachetée ; chosen those churches as fittest nests where Athana

Hooker. sius's creed is not heard.

HAT'CHET-FACE, n. s. | Lat. ascia. A small There she's hid;

Hatchet-face, an ugly face, such perhaps The mariners all under hatches stowed. as might be hewn out of a block by a hatchet;

Shakspeare. it is sometimes also used for a thin, sharp phy-, Such as Agamemnon and the hand of Greece siognomy. Should hold up high in brass! and such again

His harmful hatchet he hent in his hand, As venerable Nestor, hatched in silver,

And to the field he speedeth. Spenser. Should with a bond of air, strong as the axle-tree

Ye shall have a hempen caudle then, and the help On which heaven rides, knit all the Grecian ears

of a hatchet.

Shakspeare. Henry VI. To his experienced tongue.

Id.

Nails, hammers, hatchets sharp, and halters strong. Something about, a little from the right,

Crashaw. In at the window, or else o'er the hatch. Id.

Tyrrheus, the foster-father of the beast,
Something's in his soul,

Then clenched a hatchet in his horny fist.
O'er which his melancholy sits on brood :

Dryden. And, I do doubt, the hatch and the disclose

An ape his own dear image will embrace : Will be some danger.

Id. Hamlet.
An ugly beau adores a hatchet-face.

Id.
To the king's ship, invisible as thou art,
There shalt thou find the mariners asleep

The hatchet is to hew the irregularities of stuff.

Moron, Under the hatches.

Id. Tempest. He was a man harmless and faithful, and one who Our countryman presented him with a curious never hatched any hopes prejudicial to the king, but hatchet, and, asking him whether it had a good edge,

tried it upon the donor.

Addison. always intended his safety and honour. Hayward. Who first shall wound, through others arms, his

HATCH'MENT, n. s. Corrupted from blood appearing fresh,

achievement. See ACHIEVEMENT. Armoriad Shall win this sword, silvered and hatchi. Chapman. escutcheon placed over a door at a funeral.

axe.

His means of death, his obscure funeral,

But Umbriel, hateful guome! forbears not so ; No trophy, sword, nor hatchment o'er his bones, He breaks the pbial whence the sorrows flow. Pope. No noble rites nor formal ostentation,

She is a Presbyterian of the most rank and viruCry to be heard.

Shakspeare. lent kind, and consequently has an inveterate hatred HATE, v.a. & n. s. Sax. þadian; Goth. to the church.

Swift. Hate'rul, adj. hata ; Swed. hat. To Nausicaa teaches, that the afflicted are not always HATEFULLY, adv. detest; to abhor ; to

the objects of divine hale. HATEFULNESS, N. S. abominate. These

Broome's Notes on the Odyssey. HA'Ter, n. s. words are all expres

Why dost thou shun the salt? that sacred pledge, HA’TRED, n. 8. sive of a feeliug con

Which, once partaken, blunts the sabre's edge, trary to love, and implying abhorrence, detes- Makes even contending tribes in peace unite,

And hated hosts seem brethren to the sight. tation, malignity, ill-will. Hateful is applicable either to the object or agent.

Byron. Corsair. Those old inhabitants of thy holy land thou hatest

HATFIELD, or Bishop's HATFIELD, a market for doing most odious works.

Wisdom xii. 4.

town of Hertfordshire, nineteen miles and a half You are, I think, assured I love you not.

north of London. It was called Bishop's Hat– Your majesty hath no just cause to hate me. field, because it belonged to the Bishop of Ely:

Shakspeare. Theodore, archbishop of Canterbury, held a synod My name's Macbeth.

in it, A.D. 681, against the Eutychian beresy., The devil himself could not pronounce a title It had once a royal palace,wherein prince William, More hateful to mine ear.

I Id.

son of Edward IIf., was born, and whence EdWhilst he stood up and spoke,

ward VI. and queen Elizabeth were conducted He was my master, and I wore my life

to the throne. King James I. exchanged the To spend upon his haters.

Id. Do all men kill the thing they do not love?

manor with Sir Robert Cecil, afterwards lord - Hates any man the thing he would not kill ?

Salisbury, for Theobalds; and the lordship still Every offence is not a hate at first.

Id.

remains in that noble family, who have a fine I wish I had a cause to seek him there, seat here. The rectory is reckoned worth £800 To oppose bis hatred fully.

Id. a-year. Here are two charity schools, and a I of her understood of that most noble constancy, October. Hatfield is seven miles W.S.W, of

market on Thursdays, with fairs in April and which whosoever loves not, shows himself to be a hater of virtue, and unworthy to live in the society of Hertford. mankind.

Sidney. Hatfield BROAD Oak, Hatfield Regis, or All their hearts stood hatefully appald King's HATFIELD, a town of Essex, seated on Long since.

Chapman. a branch of the Lea, twenty-nine miles N. N. E. What owe I to his commands

of London; so called from its tenure by king Who hates me, and hath hither thrust me down, William the Conqueror and his successors, and To sit in hateful office here confined,

from a broad oak growing in the town. The Inhabitant of beaven, and heavenly born ?

church is an ancient Gothic structure, having a

Milton
I hear the tread

curious monument and cross-legged effigy to the Of hateful steps ; I must be viewless now. Id.

memory of Robert Vere, the first earl of Oxford, The only righteous in a world perverse

lord high chamberlain of England. A priory of And therefore hated. Id. Paradise Lost. black canons was founded here by his ancestors. An enemy to God, and a hater of all good. It formerly had a market on Saturday. It lies

Browne. eight miles south-west of Dunmow.
Palamon, compelled

HATHAZ, a town of Hungary, in the county No more to try the fortune of the field;

of Szabolcs, belonging to the tribe of Haiduks, And, worse than death, to view with hateful eyes and containing 4000 inhabitants, chiefly CalKis rival's conquest.

Dryden. vinists. Eleven miles north of Debreczin. Hate to Mezentius, armed five hundred more. Id.

HATHERLEIGH, a town of Devonshire, near But whatsoever our jarring fortunes prove, Though our lords hate, methinks we two may love. the conflux of the Towridge and Ock. It has a

Id.

considerable woollen manufacture, and markets Hatreds are often begotten from slight and almost on Tuesday and Friday. It is twenty-eight innocent occasions, and quarrels propagated in the miles W.N.W. of Exeter, and 201 west of world.

Locke.

London. Hatred is the thought of the pain which any thing HATTEMISTS, in ecclesi ical history, a present or absent is apt to produce in us.

modern Dutch sect, so called from Pontian Van Hatred is the passion of defiance, and there is a Hattem, a minister in Zealand, towards the close kind of aversation and hostility included in its very of the seventeenth century, who, being addicted essence; but then, if there could have been hatred in to the sentiments of Spinoza, was degraded from the world when there was scarce any thing odious, it his pastoral office. The Verschorists and Hatwoud have acted within the compass of its proper temists resemble each other in their religious object.

South. They never wanted so much knowledge as to in. systems, though they never formed one com

munion. The founders of these sects deduced form and convince them of the unlawfulness of a man's being a murderer, an hater of God, and a co.

from the doctrine of absolute decrees a system venant-breaker.

of uncontrollable necessity; they denied the Hatred has in it the guilt of murder, and lust the difference between moral good and evil, and the guilt of adultery.

Sherlock. corruption of human nature: whence they conRetain no malice nor hatred against any : be ready cluded, that mankind were under no obligation to do them all the kindness you are able. Wake. to correct their manners, improve their minds, of

Id.

Id.

obey the divine laws; that the whole of religion formidable. The city is on the west side of the consisted not in acting, but in suffering; and port. When old Spain preserved the command that all the precepts of Jesus Christ are reducible of her colonies, the annual fleet sailed from the to this one, that we bear with cheerfulness and Havannah in September, and, besides merchanpatience the events that happen to us through dise, it usually conveyed 30,000,000 of piastres the divine will, and make it our constant and in coin. A packet sailed from Corunna to only study to maintain a permanent tranquillity the Havannah and Porto Rico every month. of mind. Thus far they agreed; but the Hat- The city contains eleven churches, two hostemists farther affirmed, that Christ made no et- pitals, á dock-yard, lazaretto, and numerous piation for the sins of men by his death, but had public buildings; an aqueduct supplies the only suggested to us by his mediation, that there shipping with water, and turns the saw-mills in was nothing in us that could offend the Deity; the dock-yard. The houses, which are elegant, this, they say, was Christ's manner of justifying are mostly of stone. There are several convents; his servants, and presenting them blameless and the great square is a fine ornament to the before the tribunal of God. It was one of their place. The churches are magnificently ornadistinguishing tenets, that God does not punishmented with gold and silver lamps, images, &c. men for their sins, but by their sins. These two The manners of the inhabitants are said to be sects, says Mosheim, still subsist, though they polished, and they have societies for the encouno longer bear the names of their founders.

ragement of the arts and sciences. The importHATTER, v. a. Perhaps corrupted from ance of this city and harbour has caused it to batter. To harass; to weary; to wear out with be repeatedly attacked. In 1536 it was taken fatigue.

by a French pirate, but ransomed for 700 dol- . He's hattered out with penance.

Drylen. lars; it was again taken by the English, and by HATTERAS Cape, one of the most dan- the French, and by the Buccaneers; but the gerous and most remarkable capes on the coast most memorable attack was that by the British of the United States, North America: it is the in 1762. Admiral Sir George Pococke and lord salient point of the sand-bank that encloses Albemarle conducted a fleet and troops to the Pamlico Sound, North Carolina, in N. lat. Havannah; and after a determined resistance of 35° 15'. Off the cape is a cluster of shoals, at two months and eight days, on the 14th of August, the distance of five leagues, with channels within the Moro Castle and place surrendered, as well them. In bad weather the combined forces of as a district of 180 miles to the west of the the gulf stream, and the winds, produce the town. The victors captured nine sail of the most tremendous breakers on these shoals; but in line; three more were sunk by the Spaniards; fair weather they may be sailed over by vessels two on the stocks were burnt; and a great many of eight or nine feet. Their seaward, or exterior merchant vessels completed the spoil. The edge, goes off perpendicularly from ten fathoms merchandise and specie found in the place was to no soundings, and by a comparison of the supposed to amount in value to £3,000,000 sterold and modern charts they seem to have greatly ling. This city was restored to Spain at the decreased. A little north of Cape Hatteras, with peace of 1763; since which the government has the wind off shore, a boat may land and procure been often employed in increasing its strength fresh water by digging a foot or two deep in the and resources: The trade is computed to sand of the beach.

amount, by importations (the exportations being HATTIA Isle, a low island of Bengal, formed chiefly in sugar, wax, and coffee), to £20,000,000 by the mud of the great rivers Brahmapootra and of piastres. Population 25,000. Ganges, at their junction with the ocean in Ben

HAUʻBERK, n. s. Old Fr. hauberg. A coat gal Bay. In length it is about fourteen miles, by of mail; a breast-plate. ten the average breadth. At spring tides, during

and at the last the rains, it is nearly submerged. Salt of an The statue of Mars began bis hauberke ring; excellent quality is manufactured here for the And with that soun he heard a murmuring company

Full low and dim, that sayde thus Victorie, HAVANNAH, a city of the West Indies, the For which he yaf to Mars honour and glorie. capital of the Island of Cuba, is situated on the

Chaucer. The Knightes Tale. north coast, at the mouth of the Lagida. Its

And over that a fin hauberk port is capable of containing 1000 ships in per

Was all ywrought of jewes, work, foct shelter; the depth generally six fathoms.

Ful strong it wos of plate.

Id. The Rime of Sire Thopas. The entrance is by a passage one mile and a half

Him on the hauberk struck the princess sore, long, and very narrow, and three large ships

That quite disparted all the linked frame, have been sunk in it to render it more difficult.

And pierced to the skin.

Faerie Queene. It is defended by the Morro Castle on the east, Hauberks and helms are hewed with many a wound; and by the fort of Punta on the west. The The mighty maces with such haste descend, Morro is situated on an elevation that renders They break the bones, and make the solid armour it impossible to cannonade it from shipping; it bend.

Dryden. consists of two bastions towards the sea, and two HAVE, v. a. in the present I have, thou hast, towards the land, with a covered way and deep he hath; we, ye, they have ; pret. and part. pass. ditch cut in the rock, and can bring many guns had. Sax. fabban; Fr. avoir; Ital. avcre ; Guth. to bear on the entrance of the harbour. Punta haban; Dut, hebben. In the Mæso-Goth. we fort is situated on a low point, and forms a have haba and habaith; whose progress a aga, square, with casemates, and a ditch cut in the ahu, ha, hava, says Mr. Thomson, was easily rock. The other fortifications are numerous and traced to the Latin habeo.

To possess.

inar.

Not to be without.

To be engaged, as in a task or employment. I have brought him before you, that after exami If we maintain things that are established, we nation had, I might have something to write.

have to strive with a number of heavy prejudices, Acts xxv. 26.

deeply rooted in the hearts of men. Hooker. Tɔ carry ; to wear.

The Spaniard's captain never hath to meddle with Upon the mast they saw a young man, who sat as his soldiers' pay.

Spenser on Ireland. on horseback, having nothing upon him. Sidney.

Of the evils which hindered the peace and good To make use of.

ordering of that land, the inconvenience of the laws I have no Levite to my priest.

Judges. was the first which you had in hand. Spenser.

Kings have to deal with their neighbours, their He that gathered much had nothing over, and he wives, their children, their prelates or clergy, their that gathered little had no lack. Erod. xvi. 18. nobles, their merchants, and their commons. Bacon. He that his hand wol put in this mitaine,

To wish; to desire; in a lax sense. He shal have multiplying of his graine.

I had rather be a door-keeper in the house of my Chaucer. The Pardoneres Tale.

God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness. To obtain ; to enjoy; to possess.

Psalms. Now, O Father, glorify me with thine own self, I would have no man discouraged with that kind of with the glory which I had with thee before the life or series of actions, in which the choice of others, world was.

John xvii. 5.

or his own necessities may have engaged him. To take; to receive.

Addison. A secret happiness in Petronius is called curiosa

To buy. felicitas, and which I suppose he hud from the felici If these trifles were rated only by art and artfulter audere of Horace.

Dryden. ness, we should have them much cheaper. Coilier. To be in any state; to be attended with or It is most used in English, as in other Euro united to as accident or concomitant.

pean languages, as an auxiliary verb to make Have I need of madmen, that ye have brought this the tenses; have, hast, and hath, or has, the prefellow?

1 Sam. xxi. 15.

terperfect; and had, and hadst, the preterpluperTo put; to take.

fect. That done, go and cart it, and have it away.

If there had been words enow between them to Tusser.

have expressed provocation, they had gone together by To procure; to find.

the ears.

Congreve. I would have any one name to me that tongue, that

I have heard one of the greatest geniuses this age one can speak as he should do, by the rules of gram

has produced, who had been trained up in all the poLocke.

lite studies of antiquity, assure me, upon his being Not to neglect; not to omit.

obliged to search into records, that he at last took an Have mercie on our woe and our distresse incredible pleasure in it.

Addison. Some drope of pitee thurgh thy gentillesse

I have not here considered custom as it makes Upon us wretched wimmen let now falle.

things easy, but as it renders them delightful ; and, Chaucer. The Knightes Tale. though others have made the same reflections, it is I cannot speak, if my heart be not ready to burst. possible they may not have drawn those uses from it. --Well, sweet Jack, have a care of thyself.

Id. Shakspeare. That admirable precept which Pythagoras is , said Your plea is good ; but still I say beware :

to hao given to his disciples, and which that phileLaws are explained by men; so have a care. sopher must have drawn from the observation I have

enlarged upon.

Id. To hold; to regard.

The gods have placed labour before virtue. Id. Of the maid servants shall I be had in honour.

This observation we have made on man. Id. 2 Sam.

Evil spirits have contracted in the body habits of The proud have had me greatly in derision. lust and sensuality, malice, and revenge. Id.

Psalms.

Their torments have already taken root in them. Id. To maintain; to hold opinion.

That excellent author has shown how every partiSometimes they will have them to be natural heat, cular custom and habit of virtue will, in its own nawhereas some of them are crude and cold ; and some ture, produce the heaven, or a state of happiness, in times they will have them to be qualities of the tangi- him who shall hereafter practise it. ble parts, whereas they are things by themselves.

Bacon.

Have at, or with, is an expression denoting To contain.

resolution to make some attempt. They seem You have of these pedlars that have more in them let this reach you ; or take this; have with you ;

to be imperative expressions; have this at you ; than you think, sister.

I will never trust a man again for keeping his take this with you; but this will not explain sword clean; nor believe he can have every thing in have at it, or have at him, which must be consihim by wearing his apparel neatly.

Id. dered as more elliptical ; as, we will have a trial

at it, or at bim. To require; to claim.

He that will caper with me for a thousand marks,
What would these madmen have ?
First they would bribe us without pence,

let him lend me the money, and have at him.

Shakspeare.
Deceive us without common sense,
And without power eoslave. Dryden.

I can bear my part ; 'tis my occupation : have at it

Id. To be a husband or wife to another.

I never was out at a mad frolick, though this is the If I had been married to him, for all he was in wo. maddest I ever undertook; have with you lady mine'; man's apparel, I would not have had him. Shakspeare. I take you at your word.

Dryden.

Pope.

Id.

with you.

HAVEL, a navigable river of the north of It was formerly fortified with a rampart and Germany, which rises in the duchy of Meck- castle, now demolished. lenburg, near Klatzeberg, joins the Spree near HAVERHILL, a post town of Massachusetts, Spandau, passes by Old and New Brandenburg, in Essex county, on the north side of the Merria and falls into the Elbe below Havelberg. It mack; over which is an elegant bridge with flows through a number of lakes, and often over- three arches, connecting it with Bradford, 650 flows its banks.

feet long, and thirty-four broad. It contained HAVEN, n. $. ? Fr. havre; Dut. haven. 2408 inhabitants in 1795; and lies thirty-two

Ha'vener, n. s. J A port; harbour; a station miles north by west of Boston, and 380 from for ships; the overseer of a port; and figura- Philadelphia. Long. 3° 58' E. of that city, lat. tively a shelter or asylum.

42° 46' N. Hardy he wos and wise, I undertake :

Haverhill, a town of New Hampshire, With many a tempest hadde his berd besbake, capital of Grafton county, on the east side of He knew wel alle the havens as they were, the Connecticut, opposite Newbury, thirty-two Fro Gotland to the Cape de Finistere,

miles above Dartmouth College, and 496 northAnd every creke in Bretagne and in Spain : east of Philadelphia. Long. 3° 5' E., of that His barge ycleped wos che Magdelaine.

city, lat. 44° 6' N. Chaucer. Prologue to Canterbury Tales.

Haverhill, a post town of Grafton county, Order for sea is given :

New Hampshire, on the Connecticut, opposite They have put forth the hasen.

Newbury, with which it is connected by a

Shakspeare. All places that the eye of heaven visits,

bridge ; twenty-seven miles north of Dartmouth Are to a wise man ports and happy havens. Id.

College, thirty-one N. N. W, of Plymouth, 119

and 522 from After an hour and a half sailing, we entered into north-west of Portsmouth, a good haven, being the port of a fair city. Bacon. Washington. In the south-west part of the

These earls and dukes appointed their special of- town there are a court house, gaol, academy, and cers, as receiver, havener, and customer. Carew. a congregational meeting-house : it is a place of

The queen beheld, as soon as day appeared, considerable business. The courts for the The navy under sail, the haven cleared. Denham.

county are held alternately here and at PlyLove was threatened and promised to him, and his mouth. cousin, as both the tempest and haven of their best HAVERHILL, a post town of Essex county, years.

Sidney. Massachusetts, at the head of a navigation on We may be shipwrecked by her breath : the north side of the Merrimack, eighteen miles Love, favoured once with that sweet gale,

from its mouth, opposite Bradford; bfteen miles Doubles bis haste, and fills his sail, 'Till he arrives, where she must prove

W.S. W. of Newburyport, eighteen S. S. W. of

Exeter, nineteen N. N. W. of Salem, thirty The haven, or the rock of love. Waller.

north of Boston. It is a pleasant, handsome, and HA'VER, N. s. From have.

Possessor ; flourishing town, and contains a bank, two holder.

cotton and woollen manufactories, two printing Valour is the chiefest virtue, and

offices, from one of which a weekly paper is Most dignifies the haver. Shakspeare. Ha'ver is a common word in the northern lic worship, three for Congregationalists, and one

issued, a public library, and four houses of pubcountries for oats ; as, haver bread for paten for Baptists. The compact part of the town is bread; perhaps properly aven, from Latin built on the declivity of a hill, in two streets,

the principal of which runs parallel with the When you would anneal, take a blue stone, such as river. A number of the houses are elegant; and they make haver or oat cakes upon, and lay it upon it has considerable manufactures of leather, the cross bars of iron.

Peacham.

hats, plated ware, and shoes. Considerable HAVERCAMP (Sigibert), a celebrated Dutch ship-building business is done here. The river scholar and critic, professor of history, eloquence, is navigable for vessels of 100 tons. Here is an and Greek, at Leyden. He was the author of elegant bridge across the Merrimack connecting some esteemed works on medals; and published Haverhill with Bradford, with three arches of elegant editions of several Greek and Latin 180 feet each, supported by three handsome authors. He died at Leyden, in 1742, aged stone piers, forty feet square. fifty-eight.

HAVERILL, a town of England, partly in HAVERFORDWEST, a neat, well-built, and Essex, and partly in Suffolk. It has a consipopulous town of South Wales, in Pembroke- derable manufactory of checks, cottons, and shire, on the side of the bill, which forms a part fustians. It is twenty miles south-east of Camof the west bank of the Dongledye, 252 miles bridge, and fifty-nine N. N. E. of London. from London. It is an incorporated town and county of itself, governed by a mayor, sheriff,

HAUGHT, adj.

Fr. haut, hautaine, town-clerk, two bailiffs, and other officers

The

Haught'Ily, adv. from Lat. altus. High; mayor is admiral, coroner, escheater, and clerk

Haught'INESS, n. S. lofty; proud ; imperiof the markets. The people enjoy a good trade.

Haught'Y, adj.

ous; insolent; bold; The town enjoys several privileges, and has its generally descriptive of carriage or behaviour. own courts: and the county assizes are held in

There is no lady so hauteine it. It has four churches, à commodious quay Duchesse, countesse, ne chastelaine, for ships of burden, a custom-house, and a fine That I n'olde holde her ungodely stone bridge over the Dongledye, with a good For to refuse him utterly. free-school, a charity school, and an alms-house.

Chaucer. Romuunt of the Rose.

uena.

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