Heck

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Heck \Heck\, noun [See {Hatch} a half door.] [Written also {hack}.]

1. The bolt or latch of a door. [Prov. Eng.]

2. A rack for cattle to feed at. [Prov. Eng.]

3. A door, especially one partly of latticework; -- called also {heck door}. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.

4. A latticework contrivance for catching fish.

5. (Weaving) An apparatus for separating the threads of warps into sets, as they are wound upon the reel from the bobbins, in a warping machine.

6. A bend or winding of a stream. [Prov. Eng.]

{Half heck}, the lower half of a door.

{Heck board}, the loose board at the bottom or back of a cart.

{Heck box} or {Heck frame}, that which carries the heck in warping.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Heck \Heck\, noun hell; -- a euphemism. Used commonly in the phrase "What the heck". [Colloq.] [PJC]


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