hart

Hart \Hart\ (h[aum]rt), n. [OE. hart, hert, heort, AS. heort, heorot; akin to D. hert, OHG. hiruz, hirz, G. hirsch, Icel. hj["o]rtr, Dan. & Sw. hjort, L. cervus, and prob. to Gr. kerao`s horned, ke`ras horn. [root]230. See {Horn}.] (Zo["o]l.) A stag; the male of the red deer. See the Note under {Buck}. [1913 Webster] Goodliest of all the forest, hart and hind. --Milton. [1913 Webster]