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English Dictionary: harnessing by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Harness \Har"ness\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Harnessed}; p. pr. &
      vb. n. {Harnessing}.] [OE. harneisen; cf. F. harnacher, OF.
      1. To dress in armor; to equip with armor for war, as a
            horseman; to array.
                     Harnessed in rugged steel.                  --Rowe.
                     A gay dagger, Harnessed well and sharp as point of
                     spear.                                                --Chaucer.
      2. Fig.: To equip or furnish for defense. --Dr. H. More.
      3. To make ready for draught; to equip with harness, as a
            horse. Also used figuratively.
                     Harnessed to some regular profession. --J. C.
      {Harnessed antelope}. (Zo[94]l.) See {Guib}.
      {Harnessed moth} (Zo[94]l.), an American bombycid moth
            ({Arctia phalerata} of Harris), having, on the fore wings,
            stripes and bands of buff on a black ground.
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