Definition of Hairsts
1. hairst [v] - See also: hairst
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hairsts
Literary usage of Hairsts
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Book of Humorous Verse by Carolyn Wells (1920)
"thou hell o' a' diseases, They mock our groan! Of a' the num'rous human dools, Ill-hairsts, daft bargains, cutty-stools, Or worthy frien's laid i' the ..."
2. The Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1877)
"In8 a' the numerous human dools,0 Ill-hairsts,d daft bargains, cutty-stools, Or worthy frien's rak'd i' the ..."
3. A Treasury of Humorous Poetry: Being a Compilation of Witty, Facetious, and by Frederic Lawrence Knowles (1902)
"... heckle, flax-comb; 18, doup, bottom; 19, dools, sorrows, woes; 20, hairsts, harvests; 20, cutty-stools, stools of repentance (cutty, short or small). ..."