heck definition

  • interjection:
    • Used as a mild oath.
    • Hell.
  • noun:
    • Slang applied as an extensive: had a heck of a lot of money; was crowded as heck.
    • Hell.
    • The bolt or latch of a door.
    • A rack for cattle to feed at.
    • A door, particularly one partially of latticework; -- labeled as also heck home.
    • A latticework contrivance for catching seafood.
    • An apparatus for breaking up the threads of warps into sets, because they are wound upon the reel from bobbins, in a warping device.
    • A bend or winding of a stream.
    • hell; -- a euphemism. Used frequently into the expression “What the heck”.
    • A door with an open or latticework panel, or featuring its upper part hinged independently associated with the reduced part.
    • A latticed gate.
    • A rack for keeping fodder for cattle.
    • A contrivance for getting seafood, made in the type of a latticework or grating: as, a salmon-heck.
    • In weaving, one of two or more vertical frames with gratings having eyes for receiving the warp-threads, each attention obtaining one bond associated with the warp, as well as the alternative straight movement for the gratings separating the warp-threads to create an opening or shed for the passing of the shuttle.
    • A latch or bolt, for fastening a door.
    • The flex or winding of a stream.

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