These are harrying days for all kids, but for those on the spectrum, the challenges are more intense and different in kind.
Its young front line ran hard at the Azzurri, harrying hardened defenders with speed and, yes, panache.
It was just as if all the demons of the Nether Regions were at work worrying and harrying their victims.
It was the harrying they enjoyed––the sight of a man tormented.
It so happened that Egther, a Finlander, was harrying the Swedes on a roving raid.
This myth is undoubtedly one of the class which relates to the 'harrying of Hades.'
The Comprachicos were also called the Cheylas, a Hindu word, which conveys the image of harrying a nest.
The French were harrying Flanders, and were threatening to invade Holland.
Every shire in Wessex had they cruelly marked with burning and with harrying.
The Harriers or Harrows are so called from their harrying propensities.
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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