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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hack /ˈhæk/
 劈,砍,砍痕,出租車,乾咳,飼草架,曬架,鶴嘴鋤(vt.)劈,砍,出租,用舊(vi.)劈

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 hack /ˈhæk/ 不及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hack n.
 1. A frame or grating of various kinds; as, a frame for drying bricks, fish, or cheese; a rack for feeding cattle; a grating in a mill race, etc.
 2. Unburned brick or tile, stacked up for drying.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hack, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hacked p. pr. & vb. n. Hacking.]
 1. To cut irregulary, without skill or definite purpose; to notch; to mangle by repeated strokes of a cutting instrument; as, to hack a post.
    My sword hacked like a handsaw.   --Shak.
 2. Fig.: To mangle in speaking.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hack, v. t. Football To kick the shins of (an opposing payer).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hack, v. i. To cough faintly and frequently, or in a short, broken manner; as, a hacking cough.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hack, n.
 1. A notch; a cut.
 2. An implement for cutting a notch; a large pick used in breaking stone.
 3. A hacking; a catch in speaking; a short, broken cough.
 4. Football A kick on the shins, or a cut from a kick.
 Hack saw, a handsaw having a narrow blade stretched in an iron frame, for cutting metal.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hack n.
 1. A horse, hackneyed or let out for common hire; also, a horse used in all kinds of work, or a saddle horse, as distinguished from hunting and carriage horses.
 2. A coach or carriage let for hire; a hackney coach; formerly, a coach with two seats inside facing each other; now, usually a taxicab.
    On horse, on foot, in hacks and gilded chariots.   --Pope.
 3. A bookmaker who hires himself out for any sort of literary work; an overworked man; a drudge.
 Here lies poor Ned Purdon, from misery freed,
 Who long was a bookseller's hack.   --Goldsmith.
 4. A procuress.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hack, v. i. To ride or drive as one does with a hack horse; to ride at an ordinary pace, or over the roads, as distinguished from riding across country or in military fashion.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hack, a. Hackneyed; hired; mercenary.
 Hack writer, a hack; one who writes for hire. “A vulgar hack writer.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hack, v. t.
 1. To use as a hack; to let out for hire.
 2. To use frequently and indiscriminately, so as to render trite and commonplace.
    The word =\“remarkable” has been so hacked of late.\=   --J. H. Newman.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hack, v. i.
 1. To be exposed or offered to common use for hire; to turn prostitute.
 2. To live the life of a drudge or hack.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Heck n.  [Written also hack.]
 1. The bolt or latch of a door. [Prov. Eng.]
 2. A rack for cattle to feed at. [Prov. Eng.]
 3. A door, especially one partly of latticework; -- called also heck door. [Prov. Eng.]
 4. A latticework contrivance for catching fish.
 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.
 6. A bend or winding of a stream. [Prov. Eng.]
 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.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 hack
      n 1: one who works hard at boring tasks [syn: drudge, hacker]
      2: a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a
         political party for private rather than public ends [syn:
         machine politician, ward-heeler, political hack]
      3: a mediocre and disdained writer [syn: hack writer, literary
         hack]
      4: a tool (as a hoe or pick or mattock) used for hacking the
         soil
      5: a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers
         where they want to go in exchange for money [syn: cab, taxi,
          taxicab]
      6: an old or over-worked horse [syn: jade, nag, plug]
      7: a horse kept for hire
      8: a saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport
         etc.
      v 1: cut with a hacking tool [syn: chop]
      2: informal: be able to manage or manage successfully; "I can't
         hack it anymore"; "she could not cut the long days in the
         office" [syn: cut]
      3: cut away; "he hacked with way through the forest"
      4: kick on the arms
      5: kick on the shins
      6: fix a computer program piecemeal until it works; "I'm not
         very good at hacking but I'll give it my best" [syn: hack
         on]
      7: significantly cut up a manuscript [syn: cut up]
      8: cough spasmodically; "The patient with emphysema is hacking
         all day" [syn: whoop]