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Definitions of heck

  1. The bolt or latch of a door.
  2. A rack for cattle to feed at.
  3. A latticework contrivance for catching fish.
  4. An apparatus for separating the threads of warps into sets, as they are wound upon the reel from the bobbins, in a warping machine.
  5. A bend or winding of a stream.
  6. A door, especially one partly of latticework; - called also heck door.
  7. A grating for catching fish, or hanging fish on; a rack for holding fodder for cattle; a bend in a stream.
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Usage examples for heck

  1. The heck he was! – Dave Dawson at Casablanca by Robert Sydney Bowen
  2. Elmer was certainly one heck of a sloppy workman. – The Aggravation of Elmer by Robert Andrew Arthur
  3. What the heck are you crying about? – Interference and Other Football Stories by Harold M. Sherman
  4. " I'll not do it-" Old Heck and Parker spoke at once. – The Ramblin' Kid by Earl Wayland Bowman
  5. Say, Bud, where in heck did you get that outfit? – Judith of Blue Lake Ranch by Jackson Gregory
  6. Only one thing troubled Old Heck. – The Ramblin' Kid by Earl Wayland Bowman
  7. " Can't tell nothing about where he's going," Old Heck said. – The Ramblin' Kid by Earl Wayland Bowman
  8. The same kind of lease must again be made on the same two pins at the bottom for the beginning of the next section of 50 to 72 threads, and the mill rotated in the opposite direction in order to draw up the heck, and to cause the second group of 50 to 72 threads to be arranged spirally and in close touch with the threads of the first group. – The Jute Industry: From Seed to Finished Cloth by T. Woodhouse and P. Kilgour
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