Harvest moon

Harvest moon
Harvest Har"vest (h[aum]r"v[e^]st), n. [OE. harvest, hervest, AS. h[ae]rfest autumn; akin to LG. harfst, D. herfst, OHG. herbist, G. herbst, and prob. to L. carpere to pluck, Gr. karpo`s fruit. Cf. {Carpet}.] 1. The gathering of a crop of any kind; the ingathering of the crops; also, the season of gathering grain and fruits, late summer or early autumn. [1913 Webster]

Seedtime and harvest . . . shall not cease. --Gen. viii. 22. [1913 Webster]

At harvest, when corn is ripe. --Tyndale. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is reaped or ready to be reaped or gathered; a crop, as of grain (wheat, maize, etc.), or fruit. [1913 Webster]

Put ye in the sickle, for the harvest is ripe. --Joel iii. 13. [1913 Webster]

To glean the broken ears after the man That the main harvest reaps. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. The product or result of any exertion or labor; gain; reward. [1913 Webster]

The pope's principal harvest was in the jubilee. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

The harvest of a quiet eye. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]

{Harvest fish} (Zo["o]l.), a marine fish of the Southern United States ({Stromateus alepidotus}); -- called {whiting} in Virginia. Also applied to the dollar fish.

{Harvest fly} (Zo["o]l.), an hemipterous insect of the genus {Cicada}, often called {locust}. See {Cicada}.

{Harvest lord}, the head reaper at a harvest. [Obs.] --Tusser.

{Harvest mite} (Zo["o]l.), a minute European mite ({Leptus autumnalis}), of a bright crimson color, which is troublesome by penetrating the skin of man and domestic animals; -- called also {harvest louse}, and {harvest bug}.

{Harvest moon}, the moon near the full at the time of harvest in England, or about the autumnal equinox, when, by reason of the small angle that is made by the moon's orbit with the horizon, it rises nearly at the same hour for several days.

{Harvest mouse} (Zo["o]l.), a very small European field mouse ({Mus minutus}). It builds a globular nest on the stems of wheat and other plants.

{Harvest queen}, an image representing Ceres, formerly carried about on the last day of harvest. --Milton.

{Harvest spider}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Daddy longlegs}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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