- Fannie,1889–1968, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
- a city in N Texas.
Examples from the Web for hurst
He says that if you had a hot rod in Detroit in 1963, you had to have a Hurst shifter or you were nowhere.
“We were living month to month on Hurst money, and I was writing The Big Bounce,” he says.
Hurst sought to get the castration bill passed during the last legislative session but failed.Fringe Factor: South Carolina Mayor Won’t Apologize for Anti-Gay Rant
October 20, 2013
Hurst told me that on off years such as this one, very few political people even go to the event.How to Turn a Red State Blue
August 2, 2013
Hurst also spread the blame to police, who he said had been aware of the computer hacking but failed to alert him.Murdoch’s Next Scandal Could Be Computer Hacking
February 21, 2012
I had a little fever at first, and Mr. Hurst was afraid of that; but it has quite subsided.
"The truth is, I don't know where to put them," ingenuously acknowledged Hurst.
He came to his senses as they were bringing him home, and somebody ran for Hurst, the surgeon.
Had Hurst ordered him to jump into the river he must have done it.
I say, Hurst, don't be such a ninny as to keep them about you!
- a wood
- a sandbank
Word Origin and History for hurst
"hillock" (especially a sandy one), also "grove, wooded eminence," from Old English hyrst, from Proto-Germanic *hurstiz (cf. Middle Dutch horst "underwood," German Horst "thicket, shrubbery"). Common in place names (cf. Amherst).