Hurt"er, n.

1.

A bodily injury causing pain; a wound, bruise, or the like.

The pains of sickness and hurts . . . all men feel. Locke.

2.

An injury causing pain of mind or conscience; a slight; a stain; as of sin.

But the jingling of the guinea helps the hurt that Honor feels. Tennyson.

3.

Injury; damage; detriment; harm; mischief.

Thou dost me yet but little hurt. Shak.

Syn. -- Wound; bruise; injury; harm; damage; loss; detriment; mischief; bane; disadvantage.

 

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Hurt"er (?), n.

One who hurts or does harm.

I shall not be a hurter, if no helper. Beau. & Fl.

 

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Hurt"er, n. [F. heurtoir, lit., a striker. See Hurt, v. t.]

A butting piece; a strengthening piece, esp.: Mil. A piece of wood at the lower end of a platform, designed to prevent the wheels of gun carriages from injuring the parapet.

 

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