from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A wood or grove: now used chiefly in local names, as Hurst, Hazlehurst, Lyndhurst, etc. See the etymology.
  • noun The husk or frame of a run of millstones.
  • noun The ring of the helve of a trip-hammer, which supports the trunnions.
  • noun A sand-bank near a river; also, a shallow in a river.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A wood or grove; -- a word used in the composition of many names, as in Hazlehurst.

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  • proper noun A surname.


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