Haunted


Haunted
Haunt Haunt (h[aum]nt; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Haunted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Haunting}.] [F. hanter; of uncertain origin, perh. from an assumed LL. ambitare to go about, fr. L. ambire (see {Ambition}); or cf. Icel. heimta to demand, regain, akin to heim home (see {Home}). [root]36.] 1. To frequent; to resort to frequently; to visit pertinaciously or intrusively; to intrude upon. [1913 Webster]

You wrong me, sir, thus still to haunt my house. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Those cares that haunt the court and town. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

2. To inhabit or frequent as a specter; to visit as a ghost or apparition; -- said of spirits or ghosts, especially of dead people; as, the murdered man haunts the house where he died. [1913 Webster]

Foul spirits haunt my resting place. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster]

3. To practice; to devote one's self to. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

That other merchandise that men haunt with fraud . . . is cursed. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Leave honest pleasure, and haunt no good pastime. --Ascham. [1913 Webster]

4. To accustom; to habituate. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Haunt thyself to pity. --Wyclif. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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