Definition of Hartening

1. harten [v] - See also: harten



Lexicographical Neighbors of Hartening

hart's-ear
hart's-tongue
hart's-tongue fern
hart's ear
hart-tongue
hartal
hartals
hartbees
hartbeest
hartbeests
hartebeest
hartebeests
hartely
harten
hartened
hartening
hartens
harth
harts
harts clover
hartshorn
hartshorns
hartwort
hartworts
harum-scarum
harumph
harumphed
harumphing
harumphs

Literary usage of Hartening

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Ancient History of the Egyptians: Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1774)
"He accordingly came with all expedition, hartening the Haves who carried him, and opening the curtains on each fide of his litter: he then ..."

2. Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1907)
"And are not hardening, and hartening in the Warres, wee see them so? Usus prove very brave, and valiant Souldiers. ..."

3. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1907)
"But afterwards with a little hardening, and hartening in the Warres, wee see them prove very brave, and valiant Souldiers. This Towne was some foure miles ..."

4. Publications of the Navy Records Society by Navy Records Society (Great Britain) (1894)
"MS. hartening. * Later entries show that these names are those of the captains of the merchantmen Prosperous and Smyrna Factor. ..."

5. Letters Written by John Chamberlain During the Reign of Queen Elizabeth by John Chamberlain, Sarah Williams (1861)
"... to discover our want so far to the world, whereat our ennemies abrode will take no small hartening. The Lord Buckhurst is now in full cry to be Lord ..."

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