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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hector  \Hec"tor\,  n.  [From  the  Trojan  warrior  Hector,  the  son  of 
  Priam.] 
  A  bully;  a  blustering,  turbulent,  insolent,  fellow;  one  who 
  vexes  or  provokes. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hector  \Hec"tor\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hectored};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Hectoring}.] 
  To  treat  with  insolence;  to  threaten;  to  bully;  hence  to 
  torment  by  words  to  tease;  to  taunt;  to  worry  or  irritate  by 
  bullying.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hector  \Hec"tor\,  v.  i. 
  To  play  the  bully;  to  bluster;  to  be  turbulent  or  insolent. 
  --Swift. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hector 
  n  :  (Greek  mythology)  a  mythical  Trojan  who  has  killed  by 
  Achilles  during  the  Trojan  War  [syn:  {Hector}] 
  v  :  be  bossy  towards;  "Her  big  brother  always  bullied  her  when 
  she  was  young"  [syn:  {strong-arm},  {bully},  {browbeat},  {bullyrag}, 
  {ballyrag},  {boss  around},  {push  around}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Hector,  AR  (town,  FIPS  31150) 
  Location:  35.46570  N,  92.97525  W 
  Population  (1990):  478  (192  housing  units) 
  Area:  5.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  72843 
  Hector,  MN  (city,  FIPS  28124) 
  Location:  44.74143  N,  94.71269  W 
  Population  (1990):  1145  (528  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  55342 
  Hector,  NY 
  Zip  code(s):  14841 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  HECTOR 
  HEterogeneous  Computer  TOgetheR  (IBM,  Uni  Karlsruhe,  Germany) 
 
 




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