hurter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hurt +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

hurter (plural hurters)

  1. One who hurts or does harm.
    • Beaumont and Fletcher
      I shall not be a hurter, if no helper.
  2. A beam on a gun-platform that prevents damage from the wheels of a gun-carriage
    • 2000, Emory L. Kemp, The Great Kanawha Navigation, page 60:
      For this reason the board deferred judgment until these hurters and associated tripping beams were tested in practice

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Frankish *hurton.

Verb[edit]

hurter

  1. to crash into; to clatter into

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ts, *-tt are modified to z, t. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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