Lexicon: haunt – hazard

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haunt (-ed, -ing, -s), v. [Fr. hanter, origin uncertain.] (Apparition, fear).

  1. Trouble; distract; intrude on.
  2. Frequent; return often; visit regularly.
  3. Instill fear in; cause incredulity to.

haunt (-ed), verbal adj. [see haunt, v.] (webplay: houses, specter).

Ghostly; mysterious; visited by spirits; frequented by apparitions.

have (had, had'nt, had'st, hadst, has, has'nt, hast, hath, hav'nt), v1. [OE habban; lexical or principal verb.] (webplay: away, befall, belong, fall, happen, obligation, possess, power, rather, snatch, take).

  1. Eat; drink; imbibe.
  2. Be subject to; be subservient to; be subordinate to; [fig.] adore; honor; attend to; listen to.
  3. Receive; experience; encounter; find.
  4. Know; comprehend; understand; be an expert in.
  5. Possess; own as property; keep at hand.
  6. Display; show as an identifying quality; exhibit as a figurative feature.
  7. Retain as a component; include as a constituent part.
  8. Need; want; be obligated; sense a duty; feel a necessity.
  9. Bear; carry; bring; provide.
  10. Participate in.
  11. Hold in the hand; be equipped with.
  12. Gain; obtain; procure; receive into possession.
  13. Entertain; maintain; keep in the mind.
  14. Win; pass; gain superiority over.
  15. Experience; portray; be affected with.
  16. Be related to; find meaning in; be willing to live for.
  17. Phrase. “have done”: cease; desist; make an end.
  18. Phrase. “had rather”: definitely prefer; really wish to.
  19. Phrase. “have on”: wear; be adorned with.
  20. Phrase. “had as lief”: would prefer; desire in contrast that.
  21. Phrase. “what had they to do with us”: what do they hold in common with us; how are they related to us; why are they associated with us; why would they be interested in us.
  22. Phrase. “have no part”: do not share; retain no portion.

have (had, had'st, has, hast, hath, having, hav'nt), v2. [OE habban; auxiliary or modal.] (webplay: befall, esteem, fall, hastily, power, seize, take).

  1. [Present perfect.]
  2. [Have (present perfect) + infinitive] needs; is obligated.
  3. [Subjunctive] if.
  4. [Past perfect.]
  5. [Subjunctive possessive.]
  6. [Had (past perfect) + infinitive] needed; was obligated.
  7. Phrase. “Have to” [periphrastic modal]: must; should; ought to.
  8. Phrase. “Hav'nt You”: have you not? [negated tag question for affirmative emphasis] surely; certainly you have.

haven (-s), n. [OE hæfen.]

Asylum; shelter; place of safety.

havoc, n. [OFr havot.]

Waste; devastation; destruction.

Haworth, proper n. [OE haga, hedge, and worth, enclosure > 'open place in a village'.]

Town in Yorkshire, England; place where the famous Brontë family resided; village where Emily and Charlotte Brontë are buried; [word play] cemetery; graveyard; church grounds.

hay, n. [OE híe < Germanic, 'that which can be mowed'.] (webplay: grass, mow).

  1. Field of cultivated grass; plant food crop for animals to eat in stables.
  2. Phrase. “Made hay”: cut the grass that is used to feed animals; [fig.] worked hard.

hay, v. [see hay, n.] (webplay: mow).

Cut the grass crop; [fig.] work in the fields.

hazard, n. [OFr hasard < L. casus, fall.]

  1. Dice game.
  2. Danger; trouble; sudden accident.