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 for Harrying
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Harry \Har"ry\ (-r[y^]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Harried
     (-r[i^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Harrying.] [OE. harwen, herien,
     her[yogh]ien, AS. hergian to act as an army, to ravage,
     plunder, fr. here army; akin to G. heer, Icel. herr, Goth.
     harjis, and Lith. karas war. Cf. Harbor, Herald,
     Heriot.]
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     1. To strip; to pillage; to lay waste; as, the Northmen came
        several times and harried the land.
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              To harry this beautiful region.       --W. Irving.
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              A red squirrel had harried the nest of a wood
              thrush.                               --J.
                                                    Burroughs.
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     2. To agitate; to worry; to harrow; to harass. --Shak.
  
     Syn: To ravage; plunder; pillage; lay waste; vex; tease;
          worry; annoy; harass.
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