He also wanted to help the harried home cook who might suddenly find himself confronted with a lack of meal ideas.
They produce a harried stand-up segment in front of the Baba Amr media center, where Colvin and Ochlik later died.
The commentator Andrew Sullivan harried McCain about the risks of war, recalling Iraq.
These are things that harried urban dwellers could do well to adopt.
What I would have given for the chance to oblige my boss on harried closing days with the fifth of rye I kept in my desk drawer!
Two men deserted on the march and joined the Indians, who harried the little band at every step.
We have been harried, and chivied, and shot at until we are driven into such dens as this.
He left the cabin and once more sought the deck, harried and anxious.
Her demands for money were constant: she harried her lover for money.
A naked, frightened, harried rabbit, instead of a bold fighting mink!
Old English hergian "make war, lay waste, ravage, plunder," the word used in the "Anglo-Saxon Chronicle" for what the Vikings did to England, from Proto-Germanic verb *harohan (cf. Old Frisian urheria "lay waste, ravage, plunder," Old Norse herja "to make a raid, to plunder," Old Saxon and Old High German herion, German verheeren "to destroy, lay waste, devastate"), from *harjaz "an armed force" (cf. Old English here, Old Norse herr "crowd, great number; army, troop," Old Saxon and Old Frisian heri, Dutch heir, Old High German har, German Heer "host, army," Gothic harjis), from PIE root *koro- "war" (cf. Lithuanian karas "war, quarrel," karias "host, army;" Old Church Slavonic kara "strife;" Middle Irish cuire "troop;" Old Persian kara "host, people, army;" Greek koiranos "ruler, leader, commander"). Weakened sense of "worry, goad, harass" is from c.1400. Related: Harried; harrying.
masc. proper name, a familiar form of Henry. Weekley takes the overwhelming number of Harris and Harrison surnames as evidence that "Harry," not "Henry," was the Middle English pronunciation of Henry. Also cf. Harriet, English equivalent of French Henriette, fem. diminutive of Henri. Nautical slang Harriet Lane "preserved meat" (1896) refers to a famous murder victim whose killer allegedly chopped up her body.
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