Definition of Hastings

1. Noun. United States architect who formed and important architectural firm with John Merven Carrere (1860-1929).

Exact synonyms: Thomas Hastings
Generic synonyms: Architect, Designer



2. Noun. A town in East Sussex just to the south of the place where the battle of Hastings took place.
Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: East Sussex

3. Noun. The decisive battle in which William the Conqueror (duke of Normandy) defeated the Saxons under Harold II (1066) and thus left England open for the Norman Conquest.
Exact synonyms: Battle Of Hastings
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: Norman Conquest
Geographical relationships: England

Definition of Hastings

1. n. pl. Early fruit or vegetables; especially, early pease.

Definition of Hastings

1. Proper noun. A place name ¹

2. Proper noun. (surname habitational from=Old English) ¹

3. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹

4. Noun. Early fruit or vegetables, especially peas. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hastings

1. early fruit or vegetables [n]

Medical Definition of Hastings

1. Early fruit or vegetables; especially, early pease. Origin: From Haste. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hastings

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Literary usage of Hastings

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"hastings EARLS. 1529. Huntingdon 1628. Stamford and Warrington 1690. ... Pole, hastings, and Somerset. * Not the representative of the family himself, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"hastings, a municipal, county and parliamentary borough and ... Both hastings and St Leonard's have fine piers; there ¡sa covered parade known as the Marina ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"The great event of the session was the beginning of the series of charges against hastings, which ended in his impeachment. On February 7 Burke brought up ..."

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