a person who or thing that harries.
any of several short-winged hawks of the genus Circus that hunt over meadows and marshes and prey on reptiles and small birds and mammals.
Harrier, Military. a one- or two-seat British-American fighter, both an attack and a reconnaissance aircraft, featuring a turbofan engine with a directable thrust that enables it to land and take off vertically.
How to use harrier in a sentence
But to do VL, the engine thrust must be pointed straight downward, and the jet is twice the size of a harrier.Why Can’t America’s Newest Stealth Jet Land Like It’s Supposed To? | Bill Sweetman | May 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Remember the harrier jump jet, the vertical takeoff and landing craft the British designed and Hollywood made famous?
But Jack Metcalf had more natural taste for the cry of a hound or a harrier than for the squeak of his fiddle.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events | S. Baring-Gould
Edward Henry pursued lightly, for though he appreciated Mr. harrier, he also despised him.The Regent | E. Arnold Bennett
Then it happened that the harrier Gonzalo thought most of, having bought him for a high price in England, misbehaved himself.The Fourth Estate, vol. 2 | Armando Palacio Valds
British Dictionary definitions for harrier (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for harrier (2 of 3)
a smallish breed of hound used originally for hare-hunting
a cross-country runner
British Dictionary definitions for Harrier (3 of 3)
a British subsonic multipurpose military jet plane capable of vertical takeoff and landing by means of vectoring the engine thrust
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