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[hursh] /hɜrʃ/
John Stephen, 1930–1989, Canadian stage director, born in Hungary. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • At last, Hirsch was led away, looking more dead than alive, and shut up in one of the upstairs rooms to be close at hand.

  • He scowls round at her, as she calls out loudly, "Hirsch, Hirsch!"

    The Christmas Books William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Hirsch Bensef obeyed the call, and, going to the sufferer, kissed his burning brow.

    Rabbi and Priest Milton Goldsmith
  • A man named Hirsch is hired by the Krupp firm to "accelerate" this work.

    Face to Face with Kaiserism James W. Gerard
  • Hirsch was either mad or playing a part—pretending fear and distraction on the spur of the moment to cover the truth.

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