Definition of Husher

1. n. An usher.



Definition of Husher

1. Noun. Someone who hushes, insisting on silence. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete form of usher) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Husher

1. to usher [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: usher

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Husher

hush-hush
hush down
hush kit
hush kits
hush money
hush one's mouth
hush puppy
hush up
hushabied
hushabies
hushaby
hushabye
hushed
hushed-up
hushedly
husher (current term)
hushered
hushering
hushers
hushes
hushful
hushier
hushiest
hushing
hushings
hushion
hushions
hushpuppies
hushpuppy
husht

Literary usage of Husher

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1. Indiana and Indianans: A History of Aboriginal and Territorial Indiana and by Jacob Piatt Dunn (1919)
"Nobody has ever produced any evidence of the use of the word "husher" as here ... But there is scant possibility of changing "husher," or "who's yere"—as it ..."

2. The Indiana School Journal by Indiana State Teachers Association (1882)
"... became noted for their ability to make other people hush their mouths, and a man who could make another " hush up " was called a husher. ..."

3. Mrs. Caudle's Curtain Lectures by Douglas William Jerrold (1853)
"That husher ! I'll turn what he told me to tell the sojer upon his own self; for she must be my lady, that is, for a little bit.) (Mysteriously. ..."

4. Illustrations of Shakespeare, and of Ancient Manners: With Dissertations on by Francis Douce (1807)
"This is no otherwise worth the mention, than to mark the corrupt orthography of the word, which ought to be written husher. Thus Spenser, " A gentle husher, ..."

5. Indiana Historical Society Publications by Indiana Historical Society (1907)
"The "husher" theory, in embryo, is presented in the writers theory, which is apparently ... The "husher" story is located there by several of its advocates. ..."

6. The Bench and Bar of Saratoga County; Or Reminiscences of the Judiciary, and by Enos R. Mann (1876)
"One was the indictment of Henry husher of Saratoga Springs for the murder of ... husher was allowed to plead guilty of manslaughter in the first degree and ..."

7. The Manuscripts of the Marquess Townshend by John Villiers Stuart Townshend Townshend, William Oxenham Hewlett, Henry Barr Tomkins (1887)
"... Tracy's report upon the petition of Robert husher, who is to be executed next Saturday at Kingston, unless your Majesty order otherwise " To which the ..."

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