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hart

noun

Hart

noun

  1. (dramatist)  United States playwright who collaborated with George Simon Kaufman (born: 1904 – died: 1961)
    Synonyms: Moss Hart. Type of: dramatist
  2. (lyricist)  United States lyricist who collaborated with Richard Rodgers (born: 1895 – died: 1943)
    Synonyms: Lorenz Hart, Lorenz Milton Hart. Type of: lyricist

Etymology summary

Old English heorot "hart, stag, male deer", from Proto-Germanic *herut- (compare...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

hart | Hart | Lorenz Hart [sense-specific] | Moss Hart [sense-specific]

the male of the deer, especially the red deer aged five years or more | 1895-1943, US lyricist: collaborated with Richard Rodgers in writing musicals ... (24 of 408 words, 3 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciations)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

hart | harts [plural] | Hart | Lorenz Milton Hart | Moss Hart

A male deer, especially a male red deer over five years old. | American lyricist whose song credits include "Isn't It Romantic" (1932) and "My Funny ... (25 of 78 words, 3 definitions, pronunciations)

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Random House Dictionary:

hart | harts [plural] | Hart | Albert Bushnell Hart [sense-specific] | Albert Hart [sense-specific] | Hart, Albert Bushnell [sense-specific] | Hart, Albert [sense-specific] | Gary Hart [sense-specific] | Hart, Gary [sense-specific] | ...

a male deer, commonly of the red deer especially after its fifth year. | "Hart" : "Albert Bushnell Hart": 1854-1943, United States editor, historian, ... (23 of 78 words, 6 definitions, pronunciations)

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Merriam-Webster:

hart [British] | stag [synonym]

the male of the red deer especially when over five years old; "stag" (13 of 60 words, pronunciation)

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Hart

Albert Bushnell 1854-1943 American historian and editor (7 of 14 words, pronunciation)

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Hart

Moss 1904-1961 American librettist and dramatist (6 of 13 words)

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Hart

Basil Henry Liddell (3 of 12 words)

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Hart

Sir Robert 1835-1911 British diplomat (5 of 12 words)

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Hart

William S(urrey) 1872-1946 American actor (5 of 12 words)

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Hart

Lorenz 1895-1943 American lyricist (4 of 11 words)

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New World Dictionary:

hart | harts [plural]

a male of the European red deer, especially after its fifth year, when the crown antlers are formed; stag (19 of 50 words, pronunciation)

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Oxford Dictionary:

hart

an adult male deer, especially a red deer over five years old (12 of 44 words, pronunciation)

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

hart [countable] | harts [plural]

an old word for a "male deer". A more usual word is stag. (13 of 38 words, pronunciation)

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Wiktionary:

hart | harts [plural]

A male deer, especially the male of the red deer after its fifth year. | Obsolete spelling of heart. (18 of 28 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

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Hart

An English surname, originally a nickname from hart, "stag". | A surname anglicised from the Irish Ó hAirt ("descendant of a person named Bear or Champion"). (25 of 27 words, 2 definitions)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

Hart [district, England, United Kingdom]

district, administrative and historic county of Hampshire, southern England. It occupies an area in the northeastern part of the county and lies south ... (23 of 173 words, 1 image)

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Wikipedia:

Hart [disambiguation]

may refer to: HART (disambiguation), an abbreviation/acronym | Hart's Rules, a non-fiction book | Another spelling of Heorot, the Anglo-Saxon mead hall | Hart-Rouge, Canadian band | The Hartt School | Deer: Hart (deer) | Adult deer | Red deer | Cape... (34 of 352 words, 45 definitions)

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Encarta Dictionary:

hart | harts [plural]

a male deer, especially a male red deer over five years of age (13 of 33 words, pronunciation)

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Etymology references

Online Etymology:

hart

Origin: Old English heorot "hart, stag, male deer", from Proto-Germanic *herut- (compare Old Saxon hirot, Old Frisian, Dutch hert ... (18 of 55 etymology words)

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New World Dictionary:

hart | harts [plural]

Origin: Middle English hert from Old English heorot, akin to German hirsch from Indo-European base *_er-, head, what is on the ... (20 of 28 etymology words)

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Wiktionary:

hart | harts [plural]

Origin: Middle English hert, from Old English heorot ("stag"), from Proto-Germanic *herutaz (compare Dutch hert, German Hirsch, Danish/Swedish hjort), from Pre-Germanic *k̑erudo, from Proto-Indo-European... (23 of 27 etymology words)

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Collins Dictionary:

hart | Hart

Origin: Old English heorot; related to Old Norse hjörtr, Old High German hiruz hart, Latin cervus stag, Lithuanian kárve cow; see horn

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Merriam-Webster:

hart [British]

First use: before 12th century

Origin: Middle English hert, from Old English heort; akin to Latin cervus hart, Greek keras horn

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Oxford Dictionary:

hart

Origin: Old English heorot, heort, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch hert and German Hirsch

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American Heritage Dictionary:

hart | harts [plural]

Origin: Middle English, from Old English heorot; see ker- [entry 1] in Indo-European roots.

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Encarta Dictionary:

hart | harts [plural]

Origin: Old English heorot from Indo-European, "horn, head"

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Audio references

Wiktionary:

hart | harts [plural]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "hart"

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Collins Dictionary:

hart | Hart

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "hart"

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

hart [countable] | harts [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "hart"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/hart

Macmillan American Dictionary:

hart [countable] | harts [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "hart"

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the Free Dictionary:

Hart

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Hart"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Hart"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "Hart" by speech synthesizer

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Google Dictionary:

hart | harts [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "hart"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

hart

Audio: North American pronunciation of "hart"

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Hart

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Hart"

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YourDictionary Audio:

hart

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "hart" by speech synthesizer

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