Horary
Horary Ho"ra*ry, a. [LL. horarius, fr. L. hora hour: cf. F. horaire. See {Hour}.] 1. Of or pertaining to an hour; noting the hours. --Spectator. [1913 Webster]

2. Occurring once an hour; continuing an hour; hourly; ephemeral. [1913 Webster]

Horary, or soon decaying, fruits of summer. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

{Horary circles}. See {Circles}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • horary — [hō′rə rē, hôr′ərē] adj. [ML horarius < L hora, HOUR] 1. of or indicating an hour or hours 2. occurring once every hour; hourly …   English World dictionary

  • horary — /hawr euh ree, hohr /, adj. Archaic. 1. pertaining to an hour; indicating the hours: the horary circle. 2. occurring every hour; hourly. [1610 20; < ML horarius, equiv. to hor(a) HOUR + arius ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • horary — ho•ra•ry [[t]ˈhɔr ə ri, ˈhoʊr [/t]] adj. archaic 1) pertaining to an hour; indicating the hours: the horary circle[/ex] 2) occurring every hour; hourly • Etymology: 1610–20; < ML hōrārius=hōr(a) hour+ ārius ary …   From formal English to slang

  • horary — /ˈhɔrəri/ (say hawruhree) adjective 1. relating to an hour; indicating the hours: the horary circle. 2. occurring every hour; hourly. 3. lasting an hour. {Medieval Latin hōrārius, from Latin hōra hour} …   Australian English dictionary

  • horary — adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin horarius, from Latin hora hour more at hour Date: 1632 of or relating to an hour; also hourly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • horary — 1. adjective a) Pertaining to an hour or hours. b) Occurring every hour; hourly. 2. noun a) A book containing the divine offices for the various canonical hours. b) …   Wiktionary

  • horary — adj. (Archaic) of an hour, indicating the hour; occurring every hour, hourly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • horary — [ hɔ:rəri] adjective archaic relating to hours. ↘occurring every hour. Origin C17: from med. L. horarius, from L. hora hour …   English new terms dictionary

  • horary — ho·ra·ry …   English syllables

  • horary — adj. archaic 1 of the hours. 2 occurring every hour, hourly. Etymology: med.L horarius f. L hora HOUR …   Useful english dictionary

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