hure

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Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

hure

  1. singular present subjunctive of huren

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Origin uncertain; probably Germanic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hure f (plural hures)

  1. head (of an animal, especially a boar or pig)
  2. pork brawn

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old English huru (at least, especially).

Adverb[edit]

hure

  1. at intervals, frequent, at least, in any case
    hure and hure
    at intervals
    la hure
    at least
    • 1225, Dialogue on Vices and Virtue:
      And ðo þe on annesse wuniᵹen ne muᵹen, hure and hure, ðanne hie willeð here ibede to godde bidden, swa derneliche swa hie muᵹen, swa don hie.
  2. especially, particularly; much less
    • (Can we date this quote?) Hali Meidenhad:
      Ne kepeð he wið na mon, & hure wið his famon, nan half dale.
  3. truly, certainly, indeed
    • 1225, Trinity Homilies:
      Nis nefre no stede to strene bicumeliche bute hie ben bispused rihtliche to-gedere, ne hure riht time þenne men fasten shal oðer halgen.
  4. even
    • 1225, Lambeth Homilies:
      Ne mihte þer nan wiðstonden, ne prophete, ne patriarche ne hure Sancte iohannes baptiste.

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