Definition of Hurcheon

1. Noun. A sea urchin. ¹



2. Noun. A hedgehog. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hurcheon

1. same as urchin [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hurcheon

hunyack
hunyacks
huon pine
hup
hupaithric
huperzine
huperzines
huppah
huppahs
hupped
hupping
hups
huqa
huqas
huqin
hurcheon (current term)
hurcheons
hurden
hurdens
hurdies
hurdle
hurdle race
hurdled
hurdler
hurdlers
hurdles
hurdlework
hurdleworks
hurdling
hurdlings

Literary usage of Hurcheon

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1. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"... The Kirk's Alarm, Like beagles hunting game, man. The Tree of Liberty. hurcheon [a hedgehog]. ... O'er hurcheon hides, . El. on CapĂ­. ..."

2. Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly by John Brand (1849)
"The same game is called Harry hurcheon in the north of Scotland, either from the resemblance of one in this position to a ..."

3. Brand's Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Faiths and Folklore; a by John Brand (1905)
"The same game is called Harry hurcheon in the north of Scotland, either from the resemblance of one in this position to a ..."

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