Raising and dropping his formidable axe, he assumed picturesque attitudes and constantly uttered the sound "hak!"
The hero of the poem is hak, the first Armenian patriarch after the flood, and the founder of a kingly dynasty.
Hackberry, hak′ber-i, n. an American tree, allied to the elm.
hak refuses to obey the commands of the tyrant, takes up arms against him, and finally kills him in battle.
The next day, therefore, came the chief scribe of hak, and with him his assistants.