Definition of Hawsed
1. hawse [v] - See also: hawse
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hawsed
Literary usage of Hawsed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission by United States Fish Commission (1884)
"If very dry fish are needed, they must be " water hawsed" before going on the ... These will cure more quickly and be firmer -than fish not " water hawsed. ..."
2. Utopia: And History of King Richard III by Thomas More (1834)
"... thing was hawsed above the measure; amercements turned into fines, fines into ransoms, small trespass to misprision, misprision into treason. ..."
3. Works by James Fenimore Cooper (1892)
"Instead of setting to leeward, the schooner was now meeting a powerful tide of some four or five knots, which hawsed her up to windward with irresistible ..."