Heck box
Heck Heck, n. [See {Hatch} a half door.] [Written also {hack}.] 1. The bolt or latch of a door. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

2. A rack for cattle to feed at. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

3. A door, especially one partly of latticework; -- called also {heck door}. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

4. A latticework contrivance for catching fish. [1913 Webster]

5. (Weaving) An apparatus for separating the threads of warps into sets, as they are wound upon the reel from the bobbins, in a warping machine. [1913 Webster]

6. A bend or winding of a stream. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

{Half heck}, the lower half of a door.

{Heck board}, the loose board at the bottom or back of a cart.

{Heck box} or {Heck frame}, that which carries the heck in warping. [1913 Webster]


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  • Heck — Heck, n. [See {Hatch} a half door.] [Written also {hack}.] 1. The bolt or latch of a door. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 2. A rack for cattle to feed at. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 3. A door, especially one partly of latticework; called also {heck …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heck board — Heck Heck, n. [See {Hatch} a half door.] [Written also {hack}.] 1. The bolt or latch of a door. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 2. A rack for cattle to feed at. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 3. A door, especially one partly of latticework; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heck door — Heck Heck, n. [See {Hatch} a half door.] [Written also {hack}.] 1. The bolt or latch of a door. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 2. A rack for cattle to feed at. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 3. A door, especially one partly of latticework; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heck frame — Heck Heck, n. [See {Hatch} a half door.] [Written also {hack}.] 1. The bolt or latch of a door. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 2. A rack for cattle to feed at. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 3. A door, especially one partly of latticework; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Half heck — Heck Heck, n. [See {Hatch} a half door.] [Written also {hack}.] 1. The bolt or latch of a door. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 2. A rack for cattle to feed at. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 3. A door, especially one partly of latticework; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • hack — Heck Heck, n. [See {Hatch} a half door.] [Written also {hack}.] 1. The bolt or latch of a door. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 2. A rack for cattle to feed at. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 3. A door, especially one partly of latticework; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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