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Hairy vs. Harry

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Hairyadjective

Of a person, having a lot of hair on the body.

‘a hairy man’;

Harryverb

To plunder, pillage, assault.

Hairyadjective

Of an animal, having a lot of fur.

‘hairy mammoth’;

Harryverb

To make repeated attacks on an enemy.

Hairyadjective

Of a body part other than the head, having hair growing from it.

‘She is a great admirer of hairy chests.’;

Harryverb

To strip, lay waste, ravage.

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Hairyadjective

(informal) Difficult, complex, intricate, or intimidating.

‘''It’s a hairy problem, and will probably take several weeks to sort out.’;

Harryverb

To harass, bother or distress with demands, threats, or criticism.

Hairyadjective

Bearing or covered with hair; made of or resembling hair; rough with hair; hirsute.

‘His mantle hairy, and his bonnet sedge.’;

Harryverb

To strip; to pillage; to lay waste; as, the Northmen came several times and harried the land.

‘To harry this beautiful region.’; ‘A red squirrel had harried the nest of a wood thrush.’;

Hairyadjective

Very complicated, difficult, or involved; as, a hairy problem; a hairy equation.

Harryverb

To agitate; to worry; to harrow; to harass.

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Hairyadjective

Dangerous or frightening; as, a hairy encounter with a mugger.

Harryverb

To make a predatory incursion; to plunder or lay waste.

Hairyadjective

having or covered with hair;

‘Jacob was a hairy man’; ‘a hairy caterpillar’;

Harryverb

annoy continually or chronically;

‘He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked’; ‘This man harasses his female co-workers’;

Hairyadjective

hazardous and frightening;

‘hairy moments in the mountains’;

Harryverb

make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes

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