4 letter word starting with hu

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hung of Hang, imp. & p. p. of Hang.
huch noun Alt. of Huchen
huck verb i. To higgle in trading.
hued adjective Having color; — usually in composition; as, bright-hued; many-hued.
huer noun One who cries out or gives an alarm; specifically, a balker; a conder. See Balker.
huff verb t. To swell; to enlarge; to puff up; as, huffed up with air., To treat with insolence and arrogance; to chide or rebuke with insolence; to hector; to bully., To remove from the board (the piece which could have captured an opposing piece). See Huff, v. i., 3., To enlarge; to swell up; as, bread huffs., To bluster or swell with anger, pride, or arrogance; to storm; to take offense., To remove from the board a man which could have captured a piece but has not done so; — so called because it was the habit to blow upon the piece., A swell of sudden anger or arrogance; a fit of disappointment and petulance or anger; a rage., A boaster; one swelled with a false opinion of his own value or importance.
huge superl. Very large; enormous; immense; excessive; — used esp. of material bulk, but often of qualities, extent, etc.; as, a huge ox; a huge space; a huge difference.
hugy adjective Vast.
huke noun An outer garment worn in Europe in the Middle Ages.
hulk noun The body of a ship or decked vessel of any kind; esp., the body of an old vessel laid by as unfit for service., A heavy ship of clumsy build., Anything bulky or unwieldly., To take out the entrails of; to disembowel; as, to hulk a hare.
hull verb t. The outer covering of anything, particularly of a nut or of grain; the outer skin of a kernel; the husk., The frame or body of a vessel, exclusive of her masts, yards, sails, and rigging., To strip off or separate the hull or hulls of; to free from integument; as, to hull corn., To pierce the hull of, as a ship, with a cannon ball., To toss or drive on the water, like the hull of a ship without sails.
hump noun A protuberance; especially, the protuberance formed by a crooked back., A fleshy protuberance on the back of an animal, as a camel or whale.
hunk noun A large lump or piece; a hunch; as, a hunk of bread.
hunt verb t. To search for or follow after, as game or wild animals; to chase; to pursue for the purpose of catching or killing; to follow with dogs or guns for sport or exercise; as, to hunt a deer., To search diligently after; to seek; to pursue; to follow; — often with out or up; as, to hunt up the facts; to hunt out evidence., To drive; to chase; — with down, from, away, etc.; as, to hunt down a criminal; he was hunted from the parish., To use or manage in the chase, as hounds., To use or traverse in pursuit of game; as, he hunts the woods, or the country., To follow the chase; to go out in pursuit of game; to course with hounds., To seek; to pursue; to search; — with for or after., The act or practice of chasing wild animals; chase; pursuit; search., The game secured in the hunt., A pack of hounds., An association of huntsmen., A district of country hunted over.
hurl verb t. To send whirling or whizzing through the air; to throw with violence; to drive with great force; as, to hurl a stone or lance., To emit or utter with vehemence or impetuosity; as, to hurl charges or invective., To twist or turn., To hurl one’s self; to go quickly., To perform the act of hurling something; to throw something (at another)., To play the game of hurling. See Hurling., The act of hurling or throwing with violence; a cast; a fling., Tumult; riot; hurly-burly., A table on which fiber is stirred and mixed by beating with a bowspring.
hurr verb i. To make a rolling or burring sound.
hurt noun A band on a trip-hammer helve, bearing the trunnions., A husk. See Husk, 2., of Hurt, To cause physical pain to; to do bodily harm to; to wound or bruise painfully., To impar the value, usefulness, beauty, or pleasure of; to damage; to injure; to harm., To wound the feelings of; to cause mental pain to; to offend in honor or self-respect; to annoy; to grieve.
hush verb t. To still; to silence; to calm; to make quiet; to repress the noise or clamor of., To appease; to allay; to calm; to soothe., To become or to keep still or quiet; to become silent; — esp. used in the imperative, as an exclamation; be still; be silent or quiet; make no noise., Stillness; silence; quiet., Silent; quiet.
husk noun The external covering or envelope of certain fruits or seeds; glume; hull; rind; in the United States, especially applied to the covering of the ears of maize., The supporting frame of a run of millstones., To strip off the external covering or envelope of; as, to husk Indian corn.
huso noun A large European sturgeon (Acipenser huso), inhabiting the region of the Black and Caspian Seas. It sometimes attains a length of more than twelve feet, and a weight of two thousand pounds. Called also hausen., The huchen, a large salmon.
huzz verb i. To buzz; to murmur.