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In my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government ought to be instructed... No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges of a free people.
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25591 h H, is the eighth letter of the English Alphabet. It is properly the representative of the Chaldee, ...
25592 ha HA, an exclamation, denoting surprise, joy or grief. With the first or long sound of a, it is used ...
25593 haak HAAK, n. A fish.Habeas Corpus, [L. have the body.] A writ for delivering a person from false ...
25594 haberdasher HAB'ERDASHER, n. A seller of small wares; a word little used or not at all in the U. States.
25595 haberdashery HAB'ERDASHERY, n. The goods and wares sold by a haberdasher.
25596 haberdine HAB'ERDINE, n. A dried salt cod.
25597 habergeon HAB'ERGEON, n. A coat of mail or armor to defend the neck and breast. It was formed of little ...
25598 habile HAB'ILE, a. Fit; proper. [Not in use.]
25599 habiliment HABIL'IMENT, n. [L. habeo, to have.] A garment; clothing; usually in the plural, habiliments, ...
25600 habilitate HABIL'ITATE, v.t. To qualify. [Not used.]
25601 habilitation HABILITA'TION, n. Qualification. [Not in use.]
25602 hability HABILITY. [See Ability.]
25603 habit HAB'IT, n. [L. habitus, from habeo,to have to hold. See Have.]1. Garb; dress; clothes or garments ...
25604 habitable HAB'ITABLE, a. [L. habitabilis, from habito, to dwell.]That may be inhabited or dwelt in; capable ...
25605 habitableness HAB'ITABLENESS, n. Capacity of being inhabited.
25606 habitably HAB'ITABLY, adv. In such a manner as to habitable.
25607 habitance HAB'ITANCE, n. Dwelling; abode; residence. [Not now used.]
25608 habitancy HAB'ITANCY, n. Legal settlement or inhabitancy. [See Inhabitancy.]
25609 habitant HAB'ITANT, n. [L. habitans.] An inhabitant; a dweller; a resident; one who has a permanent abode ...
25610 habitat HAB'ITAT, n. Habitation.
25611 habitation HABITA'TION, n. [L. habitatio, from habito, to dwell, from habeo, to hold, or as we say in ...
25612 habitator HAB'ITATOR, n. [L.] A dweller; an inhabitant. [Not used.]
25613 habited HAB'ITED, a. Clothed; dressed. He was habited like a shepherd.1. Accustomed. [Not usual.]
25614 habitual HABIT'UAL, a. Formed or acquired by habit, frequent use or custom.Art is properly an habitual ...
25615 habitually HABIT'UALLY, adv. By habit; customarily; by frequent practice or use; as habitually profane; ...
25616 habituate HABIT'UATE, v.t.1. To accustom; to make familiar by frequent use or practice. Men may habituate ...
25617 habituated HABIT'UATED, pp. Accustomed; made familiar by use.
25618 habituating HABIT'UATING, ppr. Accustoming; making easy and familiar by practice.
25619 habitude HAB'ITUDE, n. [L. habitudo, from habitus.]1. Relation; respect; state with regard to something ...
25620 habnab HAB'NAB, adv. [hap ne hap, let it happen or not.]At random; by chance; without order or rule.
25621 hack HACK, v.t.1. To cut irregularly and into small pieces; to notch; to mangle by repeated strokes of ...
25622 hacked HACK'ED, pp. Chopped; mangled.
25623 hacking HACK'ING, ppr. Chopping into small pieces; mangling; mauling.
25624 hackle HACK'LE, v.t. 1. To comb flax or hemp; to separate the coarse part of these substances from the ...
25625 hackly HACK'LY, a. [from hack.] Rough; broken as if hacked.In mineralogy, having fine,short,and sharp ...
25626 hackmatack HACK'MATACK, n. The popular name of the red larch, the Pinus microcarpa.
25628 hackney-coach HACK'NEY-COACH. [See Hackney.]
25629 hackney-coachman HACKNEY-COACHMAN, n. A man who drives a hackney-coach.
25627 hackney HACK'NEY, n.1. A pad; a nag; a pony.2. A horse kept for hire; a horse much used.3. A coach or ...
25630 hackneyed HACK'NEYED, pp. Used much or in common.1. Practiced; accustomed. He is long hackneyed in the ways ...
25631 hackneying HACK'NEYING, ppr. Using much; accustoming.
25632 hackneyman HACK'NEYMAN, n. A man who lets horses and carriages for hire.
25633 hackster HACK'STER, n. A bully; a ruffian or assassin.
25634 hacqueton HAC'QUETON, n. A stuffed jacket formerly worn under armor, sometimes made of leather. [Not used.]
25635 had HAD, pret. and pp. of have; contracted from Sax.haefd, that is, haved; as, I had; I have had. In ...
25636 hadder HAD'DER, n. Heath. [Not in use. See Heath.]
25637 haddock HAD'DOCK, n. A fish of the genus Gadus or cod, and order of Jugulars. It has a long body, the ...
25638 hade HADE, n. Among miners, the steep descent of a shaft; also, the descent of a hill.In mining, the ...
25639 haft H`AFT, n. [L. capio.] A handle; that part of an instrument or vessel which is taken into the ...
25640 hafter H`AFTER, n. A caviller; a wrangler. [Not in use.]
25641 hag HAG, n.1. An ugly old woman; as an old hag of threescore.2. A witch; a sorceress; an ...
25642 hagard HAG'ARD, a.1. Literally, having a ragged look, as if hacked or gashed. Hence, lean; meager; ...
25643 hagardly HAG'ARDLY, adv. In a hagard or ugly manner; with deformity.
25644 hagborn HAG'BORN, n. Born of a hag or witch.
25645 haggard HAG'GARD, n. A stack-yard.
25646 haggess HAG'GESS, n. [from hack.] A mess of meat, generally pork, chopped and inclosed in a membrane.1. ...
25647 haggle HAG'GLE, v.t. To cut into small pieces; to notch or cut in an unskillful manner; to make rough by ...
25648 haggled HAG'GLED, pp. Cut irregularly into notches; made rough by cutting; mangled.
25649 haggler HAG'GLER, n. One who haggles.1. One who cavils, hesitates and makes difficulty in bargaining.
25650 haggling HAG'GLING, ppr. Hacking; mangling; caviling and hesitating in bargaining.
25651 hagiographal HAGIOG'RAPHAL, n. Pertaining to hagiography, which see.
25652 hagiographer HAGIOG'RAPHER, n. [See the next word.] A writer of holy or sacred books.
25653 hagiography HAGIOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. holy, and a writing.]Sacred writings. The Jews divide the books of the ...
25654 hagish HAG'ISH, a. Of the nature of a hag; deformed; ugly; horrid.
25655 hagship HAG'SHIP, n. The state or title of a hag or witch.
25656 haguebut HAGUEBUT. [See Arquebuse.]
25657 hah HAH, an exclamation expressing surprise or effort.
25658 hail HAIL, n. Masses of ice or frozen vapor, falling from the clouds in showers or storms. These ...
25659 hailed HA'ILED, pp. Called to from a distance; accosted.
25660 hailing HA'ILING, ppr. Saluting; calling to from a distance.1. Pouring down hail.
25661 hailshot HA'ILSHOT, n. Small shot which scatter like hailstones. [Not used.]
25662 hailstone HA'ILSTONE, n. A single mass of ice falling from a cloud.
25663 haily HA'ILY, a. Consisting of hail; as haily showers.
25664 hainous HA'INOUS, a. Properly, hateful; odious. Hence, great, enormous, aggravated; as a hainous sin or ...
25665 hainously HA'INOUSLY, adv. Hatefully; abominably; enormously.
25666 hainousness HA'INOUSNESS, n. Odiousness; enormity; as the hainousness of theft or robbery of any crime.
25668 hair-brained HA'IR-BRAINED. [See Hare-brained.]
25669 hair-breadth HA'IR-BREADTH, n. [See Breadth.] The diameter or breadth of a hair; a very small distance. ...
25670 hair-salt HA'IR-SALT, n. A mixture of the sulphates of magnesia and iron; its taste resembles that of alum.
25667 hair HAIR, n.1. A small filament issuing from the skin of an animal, and from a bulbous root. Each ...
25671 hairbell HA'IRBELL, n. A plant, a species of hyacinth.
25672 haircloth HA'IRCLOTH, n. Stuff or cloth made of hair, or in part with hair. In military affairs,pieces of ...
25673 hairhung HA'IRHUNG, a. Hanging by a hair.
25674 hairiness HA'IRINESS, n. [from hairy.] The state of abounding or being covered with hair.
25675 hairlace HA'IRLACE, n. A fillet for tying up the hair of the head.
25676 hairless HA'IRLESS, a. Destitute of hair; bald; as hairless scalps.
25677 hairpin HA'IRPIN, n. A pin used in dressing the hair.
25678 hairpowder HA'IRPOWDER, n. A fine powder of flour for sprinkling the hair of the head.
25679 hairworm HA'IRWORM, n. A genus of worms [vermes,] called Gordius; a filiform animal found in fresh water or ...
25680 hairy HA'IRY, a. [from hair.] Overgrown with hair; covered with hair; abounding with hair. Esau, my ...
25681 hake HAKE, n. A kind of fish, the Gadus merlucius; called by some authors lucius marinus. It was ...
25682 hakot HAK'OT, n. A fish.
25683 hal HAL, in some names, signifies hall.
25684 halberd HAL'BERD, n. A military weapon, consisting of a pole or shaft of wood, with a head armed with a ...
25685 halberdier HALBERDIE'R, n. One who is armed with a halberd.
25686 halcyon HAL'CYON, n. hal'shon. [L. halcyon; Gr. a king-fisher.]The name anciently given to the ...
25687 halcyonian HALCYO'NIAN, a. Halcyon; calm.
25688 hale HALE, a. Sound; entire; healthy; robust; not impaired; as a hale body.HALE, n. Welfare. [Not in ...
25690 half-blooded H`ALF-BLOODED, a. Mean; degenerate. [Little used.]1. Proceeding from a male and female, each of ...
25691 half-bred H`ALF-BRED, a. Mixed; mongrel; mean.
25692 half-cap H`ALF-CAP, n. A cap not wholly put on.
25693 half-dead H`ALF-DEAD, a. Almost dead; nearly exhausted.
25694 half-faced H`ALF-FACED, a. Showing only part of the face.
25695 half-hatched H`ALF-HATCHED, a. Imperfectly hatched; as half-hatched eggs.
25696 half-heard H`ALF-HEARD, a. Imperfectly heard; not heard to the end. And leave half-heard the melancholy tale.
25697 half-learned H`ALF-LEARNED, a. Imperfectly learned.
25698 half-lost H`ALF-LOST, a. Nearly lost.
25699 half-mark H`ALF-MARK, n. A coin; a noble, or 6s.8d. sterling.
25700 half-moon H`ALF-MOON, n. The moon at the quarters, when half its disk appears illuminated.1. Any thing in ...
25701 half-part H`ALF-PART, n. An equal part.
25702 half-pay H`ALF-PAY, n. Half the amount of wages or salary; as, an officer retires on half-pay.H`ALF-PAY, a. ...
25704 half-penny-worth H`ALF-PENNY-WORTH, n. The value of a half-penny.
25703 half-penny H`ALF-PENNY, n. hap'penny or ha'penny. A copper coin of the value of half a penny; also, the value ...
25705 half-pike H`ALF-PIKE, n. A small pike carried by officers.1. A small pike used in boarding ships.
25706 half-pint H`ALF-PINT, n. The half of a pint, or fourth of a quart.
25707 half-read H`ALF-READ, a. Superficially informed by reading.
25708 half-scholar H`ALF-SCHOLAR, n. One imperfectly learned.Half-seas over, a low expression denoting half drunk.
25709 half-sighted H`ALF-SIGHTED, a. Seeing imperfectly; having weak discernment.
25710 half-sphere H`ALF-SPHERE, n. Hemisphere.
25711 half-starved H`ALF-STARVED, a. Almost starved.
25712 half-strained H`ALF-STRAINED, a. Half-bred; imperfect.
25713 half-sword H`ALF-SWORD, n. Within half the length of a sword; close fight.
25714 half-way H`ALF-WAY, adv. In the middle; at half the distance.H`ALF-WAY, a. Equally distant from the ...
25715 half-wit H`ALF-WIT, n. A foolish person; a dolt; a blockhead.
25716 half-witted H`ALF-WITTED, a. Weak in intellect; silly; foolish.
25689 half H`ALF, n. h`af. plu.halves, pron. h`avz.One equal part of a thing which is divided into two parts, ...
25717 halfblood H`ALFBLOOD, n. Relation between persons born of the same father or of the same mother, but not of ...
25718 halfen H`ALFEN, a. Wanting half its due qualities. [Not used.]
25719 halfer H`ALFER, n. One that possesses half only.1. A male fallow deer gelded.
25720 halibut HAL'IBUT, n. A fish of the genus Pleuronectes, and order of Thoracics. This fish has a compressed ...
25721 halidom HAL'IDOM, n. Adjuration by what is holy.
25722 haling HALING. [See Hauling.]
25723 halituous HALIT'UOUS, a. [L.halitus, breath.] Like breath; vaporous.
25724 hall HALL, n. [L. aula; Heb. a tent, a palace.]1. In architecture, a large room at the entrance of a ...
25725 halleluiah HALLELU'IAH, n. [Heb. praise ye Jah or Jehovah, to praise,that is, to throw, or raise the voice, ...
25726 halliard HAL'LIARD, n. [from hale,haul.] A rope or tackle for hoisting or lowering a sail.
25727 hallier HAL'LIER, n. A particular kind of net for catching birds.
25728 halloo HAL'LOO, v.i. To cry out; to exclaim with a loud voice; to call to by name, or by the word halloo. ...
25729 hallooing HAL'LOOING, ppr. Crying out; as a noun, a loud outcry.
25730 hallow HAL'LOW, v.t. [L. calleo, to be able.]1. To make holy; to consecrate; to set apart for holy or ...
25731 hallowed HAL'LOWED, pp. Consecrated to a sacred use, or to religious exercises; treated as sacred; ...
25732 hallowing HAL'LOWING, ppr. Setting apart for sacred purposes; consecrating; devoting to religious exercises; ...
25733 hallowmas HAL'LOWMAS,n. [See Mass.] The feast of All Souls.
25734 hallucination HALLUCINA'TION, n. [L.hallucinatio, from hallucinor, to blunder.]1. Error; blunder; mistake. ...
25735 halm HALM, n. haum. [L. culmus.] Straw. [See Haum.]
25736 halo HA'LO, n. A circle appearing round the body of the sun, moon or stars, called also Corona, or ...
25737 halse HALSE, n. The neck or throat.HALSE, v.i. hals. To embrace about the neck; to adjure; to greet.
25738 halsening HAL'SENING, a. Sounding harshly in the throat or tongue.
25739 halser HALSER, n. hawz'er. A large rope of a size between the cable and the tow-line. [See Hawser.]
25740 halt HALT, v.i.1. To stop in walking; to hold. In military affairs, the true sense is retained, to stop ...
25741 halter HALT'ER, n. One who halts or limps.HALT'ER, n. 1. A rope or strap and head-stall for leading or ...
25742 halting HALT'ING, ppr. Stopping; limping.
25743 haltingly HALT'INGLY, adv. With limping; slowly.
25744 halve H`ALVE, v.t. h`av. [from half.] To divide into two equal parts; as, to halve an apple.
25745 halved H`ALVED, a. In botany, hemispherical; covering one side; placed on one side.
25746 halves H`ALVES, n. plu. of half. Two equal parts of a thing. To cry halves, is to claim an equal share. ...
25747 ham HAM, Sax.ham, a house, is our modern word home, G.heim. It is used in hamlet, and in the names of ...
25748 hama A'MA, or HA'MA, n. In church affairs, a vessel to contain wine for the eucharist; also, a wine ...
25749 hamadryad HAM'ADRYAD, n. [Gr. together, and a tree.] A wood nymph, feigned to live and die with the tree to ...
25750 hamate HAM'ATE, a. [L. hamatus.] Hooked; entangled.
25751 hamated HAM'ATED, a. [L. hamatus, from hama, a hook.]Hooked or set with hooks.
25752 hamble HAM'BLE, v.t. To hamstring. [Not used.]
25753 hame HAME, n. plu. hames. A kind or collar for a draught horse, consisting of two bending pieces of ...
25754 hamite HAM'ITE, n. The fossil remains of a curved shell.
25755 hamlet HAM'LET, n. A small village; a little cluster of houses in the country.This word seems originally ...
25756 hamleted HAM'LETED, a. Accustomed to a hamlet, or to a country life.
25758 hammer-man HAM'MER-MAN, n. One who beats or works with a hammer.
25759 hammer-wort HAM'MER-WORT, n. An herb.
25757 hammer HAM'MER, n. An instrument for driving nails, beating metals, and the like. It consists of an iron ...
25760 hammerable HAM'MERABLE, a. That may be shaped by a hammer.
25761 hammercloth HAM'MERCLOTH, n. The cloth which covers a coach-box, so called from the old practice of carrying a ...
25762 hammered HAM'MERED, pp. Beaten with a hammer.
25763 hammerer HAM'MERER, n. One who works with a hammer.
25764 hammerhard HAM'MERHARD, n. Iron or steel hardened by hammering.
25765 hammering HAM'MERING, ppr. Beating with a hammer; working; contriving.
25766 hammite HAMMITE. [See Ammite.]
25767 hammoc HAM'MOC, n. A kind of hanging bed, suspended between trees or posts, or by hooks. It consists of ...
25768 hamous HAM'OUS, [L. hamus, a hook.] Hooked; having the end hooked or curved; a term of botany.
25769 hamper HAM'PER, n. [contracted form hanaper, or from hand pannier.]1. A large basket for conveying ...
25770 hampered HAM'PERED, pp. Shackled; entangled; ensnared; perplexed.
25771 hampering HAM'PERING, ppr. Shackling; entangling; perplexing.
25772 hamster HAM'STER, n. A species of rat, the Mus cricetus, or German marmot. This rat is of the size of the ...
25773 hamstring HAM'STRING, n. The tendons of the ham.HAM'STRING, v.t. pret. and pp. hamstrung or hamstringed. To ...
25774 han HAN, for have, in the plural.
25775 hanaper HAN'APER, n. The hanaper was used in early days by the kings of England, for holding and carrying ...
25776 hance HANCE, HAUNCE, for enhance. [See Enhance.]
25777 hances HAN'CES, n. plu. [L. ansa.] In architecture, the ends of elliptical arches, which are the arches ...
25779 hand-grenade HAND-GRENA'DE, n. A grenade to be thrown by the hand.
25778 hand HAND, n. [L. hendo, in prehendo.]1. In man, the extremity of the arm, consisting of the palm and ...
25780 handball HAND'BALL, n. An ancient game with a ball.
25781 handbarrow HAND'BARROW, n. A barrow or vehicle borne by the hands of men, and without a wheel.
25782 handbasket HAND'BASKET, n. A small or portable basket.
25783 handbell HAND'BELL, n. A small bell rung by the hand; a table bell.
25784 handbreadth HAND'BREADTH, n. A space equal to the breadth of the hand; a palm. Ex.25.
25785 handcloth HAND'CLOTH, n. A handkerchief.
25786 handcraft HAND'CR`AFT, n. Work performed by the hands; usually written handicraft.
25787 handcuff HAND'CUFF, n. A manacle, consisting of iron rings for the wrists, and a connecting chain to ...
25788 handed HAND'ED, pp. Given or transmitted by the hands; conducted; furled.HAND'ED, a. With hands ...
25789 hander HAND'ER, n. One who hands or transmits; a conveyer in succession.
25790 handfast HAND'F`AST, n. Hold; custody; power of confining or keeping.HAND'F`AST, a. Fast by contract; ...
25791 handfasting HAND'F`ASTING, n. A kind of betrothing, or marriage contract.
25792 handful HAND'FUL, n. As much as the hand will grasp or contain.1. As much as the arms will embrace.2. A ...
25793 handgallop HAND'GALLOP, n. A slow and easy gallop, in which the hand presses the bridle to hinder increase of ...
25794 handglass HAND'GL`ASS, n. In gardening, a glass used for placing over, protecting and forwarding various ...
25795 handgun HAND'GUN, n. A gun to be used by the hand.
25796 handicraft HAND'ICR`AFT, n. Manual occupation; work performed by the hand.1. A man who obtains his living by ...
25797 handicraftsman HAND'ICR`AFTSMAN, n. A man skilled or employed in manual occupation; a manufacturer.
25798 handily HAND'ILY, adv. [See Handy.] With dexterity or skill; dexterously; adroitly.1. With ease or ...
25799 handiness HAND'INESS, n. The ease of performance derived from practice; dexterity; adroitness.
25800 handiwork HAND'IWORK, n. [for hand-work.] Work of the hands; product of manual labor; manufacture.1. Work ...
25801 handkerchief HAND'KERCHIEF, n. [hand and kerchief. See Kerchief.]1. A piece of cloth, usually silk or linen, ...
25802 handlanguage HAND'LANGUAGE, n. The art of conversing by the hands. [Not in use.]
25803 handle HAND'LE, v.t. [L. manus.]1. To touch; to feel with the hand; to use or hold with the hand. The ...
25804 handlead HAND'LEAD, n. A lead for sounding.
25805 handled HAND'LED, pp. Touched; treated; managed.
25806 handless HAND'LESS, a. Without a hand.
25807 handling HAND'LING, ppr. Touching; feeling; treating; managing.
25808 handmaid HAND'MAID
25809 handmaiden HAND'MAIDEN, n. A maid that waits at hand; a female servant or attendant.
25810 handmill HAND'MILL, n. A mill moved by the hand.
25811 handsails HAND'SAILS, n. Sails managed by the hand.
25812 handsaw HAND'SAW, n. A saw to be used with the hand.
25813 handscrew HAND'SCREW, n. An engine for raising heavy timbers or weights; a jack.
25814 handsel HAND'SEL, n.1. The first act of using any thing; the first sale.2. An earnest; money for the first ...
25815 handsome HAND'SOME, a. 1. Properly, dexterous; ready; convenient. For a thief it is so handsome, as it may ...
25816 handsomely HAND'SOMELY, adv. Dexterously; cleverly; with skill.1. Gracefully; with propriety and ease.2. ...
25817 handsomeness HAND'SOMENESS, n. A moderate degree of beauty or elegance; as the handsomeness of the person or of ...
25818 handspike HAND'SPIKE, n. A wooden bar, used with the hand as a lever, for various purposes, as in raising ...
25819 handstaff HAND'ST`AFF, n. A javelin; plu. handstaves. Ezek.39.
25820 handvise HAND'VISE, n. A vise used by hand, or for small work.
25821 handweapon HAND'WEAPON,n. Any weapon to be wielded by the hand. Numb.35.
25822 handwriting HAND'WRITING, n. The cast or form of writing peculiar to each hand or person.1. Any writing.
25824 handy-dandy HAND'Y-DANDY, n. A play in which children change hands and places.
25823 handy HAND'Y, a.1. Performed by the hand. They came to handy blows.2. Dexterous; ready; adroit; skilled ...
25825 handyblow HAND'YBLOW, n. A blow with the hand; an act of hostility.
25826 handygripe HAND'YGRIPE, n. Seizure by the hand.
25827 handystroke HAND'YSTROKE, n. A blow inflicted by the hand.
25828 hang HANG, v.t. pret. and pp. hanged or hung.1. To suspend; to fasten to some fixed object above, in ...
25829 hangby HANG'BY, n. A dependent, in contempt.
25830 hanged HANG'ED, pp. Suspended; put to death by being suspended by the neck.
25832 hanger-on HANG'ER-ON, n. One who besets another importunately in soliciting favors.1. A dependant; one who ...
25831 hanger HANG'ER, n. That by which a thing is suspended.1. A short broad sword, incurvated towards the ...
25834 hanging-side HANG'ING-SIDE, n. In mining, the overhanging side of an inclined or hading vein.
25835 hanging-sleeves HANG'ING-SLEEVES, n. Strips of the same stuff with the gown, hanging down the back from the ...
25833 hanging HANG'ING, ppr. Suspending to something above.1. Being suspended; dangling; swinging.2. ...
25836 hangman HANG'MAN, n. One who hangs another; a public executioner; also, a term of reproach.
25837 hangnest HANG'NEST, n. The name of certain species of birds, which build nests suspended from the branches ...
25838 hank HANK, n.1. A skein of thread; as much thread as is tied together; a tie.2. In ships. a wooden ...
25839 hanker HANK'ER, v.i.1. To long for with a keen appetite and uneasiness; in a literal sense; as, to hanker ...
25840 hankering HANK'ERING, ppr. Longing for with keen appetite or ardent desire.HANK'ERING,n. A keen appetite ...
25841 hankle HANK'LE, v.t. [See Hank.] To twist. [Not in use.]
25842 hanseatic HANSEAT'IC, a. Pertaining to the Hanse towns, or to their confederacy.
25843 hant HA'NT, a contraction of have not, or has not; as, I ha'nt, he ha'nt, we ha'nt.Hanse Towns. Hanse ...
25845 hap-hazard HAP-HAZ'ARD, n. [This is tautological. See Hazard.] Chance; accident. We take our principles at ...
25844 hap HAP, n. [L. capio.]1. That which comes suddenly or unexpectedly; chance; fortune; accident; casual ...
25846 hapless HAP'LESS, a. Luckless; unfortunate; unlucky; unhappy; as hapless youth; hapless maid.
25847 haply HAP'LY, adv. By chance; perhaps; it may be. Lest haply ye be found to fight against God. ...
25848 happen HAP'PEN, v.i. hap'n.1. To come by chance; to come without one's previous expectation; to fall out. ...
25849 happily HAP'PILY, adv. [See Happy.] By good fortune; fortunately; luckily; with success. Preferr'd by ...
25850 happiness HAP'PINESS, n. [from happy.] The agreeable sensations which spring from the enjoyment of good; ...
25851 happy HAP'PY a. [from hap.]1. Lucky; fortunate; successful. Chimists have been more happy in finding ...
25852 har HAR, HARE, HERE, in composition, signify an army, Sax. here, G. heer, D. heir. So Harold is a ...
25853 harangue HARANGUE, n. harang'. har'ang.1. A speech addressed to an assembly or an army; a popular oration; ...
25854 haranguer HARANG'UER, n. harang'er. An orator; one who addresses an assembly or army; a noisy declaimer.
25855 haranguing HARANG'UING, ppr. Declaiming; addressing with noisy eloquence.
25856 harass HAR'ASS, v.t.1. To weary; to fatigue to excess; to tire with bodily labor; as, to harass an army ...
25857 harassed HAR'ASSED, pp. Wearied; tired; teased.
25858 harasser HAR'ASSER, n. One who harasses or teases; a spoiler.
25859 harassing HAR'ASSING, ppr. Tiring; fatiguing; teasing.
25860 harbinger H`ARBINGER, n. [See Harbor. Harbinger is properly a person who goes to provide harbor or lodgings ...
25862 harbor-master H`ARBOR-M`ASTER, n. An officer who has charge of the mooring of ships,and executes the regulations ...
25861 harbor H`ARBOR, n. 1. A lodging; a place of entertainment and rest. For harbor at a thousand doors they ...
25863 harborage H`ARBORAGE, n. Shelter; entertainment. [Not used.]
25864 harbored H`ARBORED, pp. Entertained; sheltered.
25865 harborer H`ARBORER, n. One who entertains or shelters another.
25866 harboring H`ARBORING, ppr. Entertaining; sheltering.
25867 harborless H`ARBORLESS, a. Without a harbor; destitute of shelter or a lodging.
25868 harborough HAR'BOROUGH, n. A harbor or lodging. [Not in use.]
25869 harborous HAR'BOROUS, a. Hospitable. [Not in use.]
25871 hard-besetting HARD-BESET'TING, a. Closely besetting or besieging.
25872 hard-labored HARD-LA'BORED, a. Wrought with severe labor; elaborate; studies; as a hard-labored poem.
25873 hard-mouthed H`ARD-MOUTHED, a. Not sensible to the bit; not easily governed; as a hard-mouthed horse.
25870 hard H`ARD, a.1. Firm; solid; compact; not easily penetrated, or separated into parts; not yielding to ...
25874 hardbound H`ARDBOUND, a. Costive; fast or tight; as hardbound brains.
25875 hardearned H`ARDEARNED, a. Earned with toil and difficulty.
25876 harden H`ARDEN, v.t. h`ardn. To make hard or more hard; to make firm or compact; to indurate; as, to ...
25877 hardened H`ARDENED, pp. Made hard, or more hard or compact; made unfeeling; made obstinate; confirmed in ...
25878 hardener H`ARDENER, n. He or that which makes hard, or more firm and compact.
25879 hardening H`ARDENING, ppr. Making hard or more compact; making obdurate or unfeeling; confirming; becoming ...
25880 hardfavored HARDFA'VORED, a. Having coarse features; harsh of countenance.
25881 hardfavoredness HARDFA'VOREDNESS, n. Coarseness of features.
25882 hardfeatured H`ARDFEATURED, a. Having coarse features.
25883 hardfisted H`ARDFISTED, a. Close fisted; covetous.
25884 hardfought H`ARDFOUGHT, a. Vigorously contested; as a hard-fought battle.
25885 hardgotten H`ARDGOTTEN, a. Obtained with difficulty.
25886 hardhanded H`ARDHANDED, a. Having hard hands, as a laborer.
25887 hardhead H`ARDHEAD, n. Clash or collision of heads in contest.
25888 hardhearted HARDHE`ARTED, a. Cruel; pitiless; merciless; unfeeling; inhuman; inexorable.
25889 hardheartedness HARDHE`ARTEDNESS, n. Want of feeling or tenderness; cruelty; inhumanity.
25890 hardihood H`ARDIHOOD, n. [See Hardy and Hood.] Boldness, united with firmness and constancy of mind; ...
25891 hardily H`ARDILY, adv. With great boldness; stoutly.1. With hardship; not tenderly.
25892 hardiness H`ARDINESS, n.1. Boldness; firm courage; intrepidity; stoutness; bravery; applied to the mind, it ...
25893 hardly H`ARDLY, adv. [See Hard.] With difficulty; with great labor. Recovering hardly what he lost ...
25894 hardness H`ARDNESS, n. [See Hard.] Firmness; close union of the component parts; compactness; solidity; ...
25895 hardnibbed H`ARDNIBBED, a. Having a hard nib or point.
25896 hardock H`ARDOCK, n. Probably hoardock, dock with whitish leaves.
25897 hards H`ARDS, n. The refuse or coarse part of flax; tow.
25898 hardship H`ARDSHIP, n. Toil; fatigue; severe labor or want; whatever oppresses the body.1. Injury; ...
25899 hardvisaged H`ARDVISAGED, a. Having coarse features; of a harsh countenance.
25900 hardware H`ARDWARE, n. Wares made of iron or other metal, as pots,kettles, saws, knives, &c.
25901 hardwareman H`ARDWAREMAN, n. A maker or seller of hardwares.
25902 hardy H`ARDY, a.1. Bold; brave; stout; daring; resolute; intrepid. Who is hardy enough to encounter ...
25903 hare HARE, n. A quadruped of the genus Lepus, with long ears, a short tail, soft hair, and a divided ...
25904 harebell HA'REBELL, n. A plant of the genus Hyacinthus, with campaniform or bell-shaped flowers.
25905 harebrained HA'REBRAINED, a. [hare and brain.] Wild; giddy; volatile; heedless.
25906 harefoot HA'REFOOT, n. A bird; a plant.
25907 harehearted HA'REHE`ARTED, a. Timorous; easily frightened.
25908 harehound HA'REHOUND, n. A hound for hunting hares.
25909 harehunter HA'REHUNTER, n. One who hunts or is used to hunting hares.
25910 harehunting HA'REHUNTING, n. The hunting of hares.
25911 harelip HA'RELIP, n. A divided upper lip, like that of a hare.
25912 harelipped HA'RELIPPED, a. Having a harelip.
25913 harem HAR'EM, n. A seraglio; a place where Eastern princes confine their women, who are prohibited from ...
25914 haremint HA'REMINT, n. A plant.
25915 harengiform HAREN'GIFORM, a. [See Herring.] Shaped like a herring.
25916 harepipe HA'REPIPE, n. A snare for catching hares.
25917 hares-ear HA'RE'S-EAR, n. A plant of the genus Bupleurum. The Bastard Hare's Ear is of the genus Phyllis.
25918 hares-lettuce HARE'S-LETTUCE, n. A plant of the genus Sonchus.
25919 harewort HA'REWORT, n. A plant.
25920 haricot HAR'ICOT, n. A kind of ragout of meat and roots.1. In French, beans.
25921 harier HAR'IER
25922 hariolation HARIOLA'TION, n. [L. harioltio.] Sooth-saying. [Not in use.]
25923 hark H`ARK, v.t. [contracted from hearken, which see.]To listen; to lend the ear.This word is rarely or ...
25924 harl H`ARL
25925 harlequin H`ARLEQUIN, n. A buffoon, dressed in party-colored clothes, who plays tricks, like a merry-andrew, ...
25926 harlock H`ARLOCK, n. A plant.
25927 harlot H`ARLOT, n. 1. A woman who prostitutes her body for hire; a prostitute; a common woman.2. In ...
25928 harlotry H`ARLOTRY, n. The trade or practice of prostitution; habitual or customary lewdness.
25929 harm H`ARM, n.1. Injury; hurt; damage; detriment. Do thyself no harm. Acts.16. He shall make amends ...
25930 harmattan HARMAT'TAN, n. A dry easterly wind in Africa, which destroys vegetation.
25931 harmed H`ARMED, pp. Injured; hurt; damaged.
25932 harmel H`ARMEL, n. The wild African rue.
25933 harmful H`ARMFUL, a. Hurtful; injurious; noxious; detrimental; mischievous. The earth brought forth fruit ...
25934 harmfully H`ARMFULLY, adv. Hurtfully; injuriously; with damage.
25935 harmfulness H`ARMFULNESS, n. Hurtfulness; noxiousness.
25936 harming H`ARMING, ppr. Hurting; injuring.
25937 harmless H`ARMLESS, a. Not hurtful or injurious; innoxious. Ceremonies are harmless in themselves.1. ...
25938 harmlessly H`ARMLESSLY, adv. Innocently; without fault or crime; as, to pass the time harmlessly in ...
25939 harmlessness H`ARMLESSNESS, n. The quality of being innoxious; freedom from a tendency to injure.1. Innocence.
25940 harmonic HARMON'IC
25941 harmonica HARMON'ICA, n. A collection of musical glasses of a particular form, so arranged as to produce ...
25942 harmonical HARMON'ICAL, a. [See Harmony.] Relating to harmony or music; as harmonical use.1. ...
25943 harmonics HARMON'ICS,n. Harmonious sounds; consonances.1. The doctrine or science of musical sounds.2. ...
25944 harmonious HARMO'NIOUS, a. Adapted to each other; having the parts proportioned to each other; symmetrical. ...
25945 harmoniously HARMO'NIOUSLY, adv. With just adaptation and proportion of parts to each other. Distances, ...
25946 harmoniousness HARMO'NIOUSNESS, n. Proportion and adaption of parts; musicalness.1. Agreement; concord.
25947 harmonist H`ARMONIST, n. A musician; a composer of music.1. One who brings together corresponding passages, ...
25948 harmonize H`ARMONIZE, v.i. To be in concord; to agree in sounds.1. To agree; to be in peace and friendship; ...
25949 harmonized H`ARMONIZED, pp. Made to be accordant.
25950 harmonizer H`ARMONIZER, n. One that brings together or reconciles.1. In music, a practical harmonist.
25951 harmonizing H`ARMONIZING, ppr. Causing to agree.
25952 harmonometer HARMONOM'ETER, n. An instrument or monochord for measuring the harmonic relations of sounds.
25953 harmony H`ARMONY, n. [L. harmonia; Gr. a setting together, a closure or seam, agreement, concert, to fit ...
25954 harmost H`ARMOST, n. [Gr. to regulate.] In ancient Greece, a Spartan governor, regulator or perfect.
25955 harmotome H`ARMOTOME, n. [Gr. a joint, and to cut.] In mineralogy, cross-stone, or staurolite, called also ...
25956 harness H`ARNESS, n.1. Armor; the whole accouterments or equipments of a knight or horseman; originally ...
25957 harnessed H`ARNESSED, pp. Equipped with armor; furnished with the dress for draught; defended.
25958 harnesser H`ARNESSER, n. One who puts on the harness of a horse.
25959 harnessing H`ARNESSING, ppr. Putting on armor or furniture for draught.
25960 harp H`ARP, n.1. An instrument of music of the stringed kind, of a triangular figure, held upright and ...
25961 harper H`ARPER, n. A player on the harp.
25963 harping-iron H`ARPING-IRON, n. A harpoon, which see.
25962 harping H`ARPING, ppr. Playing on a harp; dwelling on continually.H`ARPING, n. A continual dwelling on. ...
25964 harpist H`ARPIST, n. A harper.
25965 harpoon HARPOON', n. [Gr. to seize with the claws; probably L. rapio, by transposition of letters.]A ...
25966 harpooned HARPOON'ED, pp. Struck, caught or killed with a harpoon.
25967 harpooner HARPOON'ER, n. One who uses a harpoon; the man in a whale-boat who throws the harpoon.
25968 harpooning HARPOON'ING, ppr. Striking with a harpoon.
25969 harpsichord H`ARPSICHORD, n. [harp and chord.] An instrument of music with strings of wire, played by the ...
25970 harpy H`ARPY, n. [L. harpyia; Gr. to seize or claw.]1. In antiquity, the harpies were fabulous winged ...
25971 harquebuse HARQUEBUSE. [See Arquebuse.]
25972 harrateen HARRATEE'N, n. A kind of stuff or cloth.
25973 harridan HAR'RIDAN, n. A decayed strumpet.
25974 harrier HAR'RIER, n. [from hare.] A dog for hunting hares; a kind of hound with an acute sense of ...
25975 harrow HAR'ROW, n. An instrument of agriculture, formed of pieces of timber sometimes crossing each ...
25976 harrowed HAR'ROWED, pp. Broken or smoothed by a harrow.
25977 harrower HAR'ROWER, n. One who harrows.1. A hawk.
25978 harrowing HAR'ROWING, ppr. Breaking or leveling with a harrow.
25979 harry HAR'RY, v.t.1. To strip; to pillage. [See Harrow.]2. To harass; to agitate; to tease.HAR'RY, ...
25980 harsh H`ARSH, a.1. Rough to the touch; rugged; grating; as harsh sand; harsh cloth; opposed to smooth.2. ...
25981 harshly H`ARSHLY, adv. Roughly; in a harsh manner.1. Sourly; austerely.2. Severely; morosely; crabbedly; ...
25982 harshness H`ARSHNESS, n. Roughness to the touch; opposed to softness and smoothness.1. Sourness; ...
25983 harslet H`ARSLET
25984 hart H`ART, n. A stag or male deer, an animal of the cervine genus.
25985 hartbeest H`ARTBEEST, n. The quanga, or cervine antelope of Africa.
25986 hartroyal H`ARTROY'AL, n. A plant.
25987 hartshorn H`ARTSHORN, n. The horn of the hart or male deer. The scrapings or raspings of this horn are ...
25988 hartstongue H`ARTSTONGUE, n. [See Tongue.] A plant, a species of Asplenium.
25989 hartwort H`ARTWORT, n. The name of certain plants of the genera, Seseli, Tordylium, and Buplerum.
25990 haruspice HAR'USPICE,n. [L. haruspex, from specio, to view.]In Roman history, a person who pretended to ...
25991 haruspicy HAR'USPICY, n. Divination by the inspection of victims.
25993 harvest-fly H`ARVEST-FLY, n. A large four-winged insect of the cicada kind, common in Italy.
25994 harvest-home H`ARVEST-HOME, n. The time of harvest.1. The song sung by reapers at the feast made at the ...
25995 harvest-lord H`ARVEST-LORD, n. The head-reaper at the harvest.
25996 harvest-man H`ARVEST-MAN, n. A laborer in harvest.
25997 harvest-queen H`ARVEST-QUEEN, n. An image representing Ceres, formerly carried about on the last day of harvest.
25992 harvest H`ARVEST, n. [L. acerbus.]1. The season of reaping and gathering in corn or other crops. It ...
25998 harvested H`ARVESTED, pp. Reaped and collected, as ripe corn and fruits.
25999 harvester H`ARVESTER, n. A reaper; a laborer in gathering grain.
26000 harvesting H`ARVESTING, ppr. Reaping and collecting, as ripe corn and other fruits.
26001 hash HASH, v.t. [Eng. to hack. See Hack.] To chop into small pieces; to mince and mix; as, to hash ...
26002 hask HASK, n. A case made of rushes or flags. [Not used.]
26003 haslet HAS'LET, n. The heart, liver, lights, &c. of a hog.
26004 hasp H`ASP, n.1. A clasp that passes over a staple to be fastened by a padlock.2. A spindle to wind ...
26005 hassoc HAS'SOC, n. A thick mat or bass on which persons kneel in church. And knees and hassocs are well ...
26006 hast HAST, the second person singular of have, I have, thou hast, contracted from havest. It is used ...
26007 hastate HAS'TATE
26008 hastated HAS'TATED, a. [L. hastatus, from hasta, a spear.] In botany, spear-shaped; resembling the head of ...
26009 haste HASTE, n.1. Celerity of motion; speed; swiftness; dispatch; expedition; applied only to voluntary ...
26010 hasted HASTED
26011 hasten HASTEN, v.t. To press; to drive or urge forward; to push on; to precipitate; to accelerate ...
26012 hastened HASTENED, pp. Moved rapidly; accelerated; urged with speed.
26013 hastener HASTENER, n. One that hastens or urges forward.
26014 hastening HASTENING, ppr. Urging forward; pushing on; proceeding rapidly. That state is hastening to ruin, ...
26015 hastily HASTILY, adv. [See Hasty.] In haste; with speed or quickness; speedily; nimbly. Half clothed, ...
26016 hastiness HASTINESS, n. Haste; speed; quickness or celerity in motion or action, as of animals.1. Rashness; ...
26018 hasting-pear HASTING-PEAR, n. An early pear, called also green chissel.
26017 hasting HASTING
26019 hastings HASTINGS, n. [from hasty.] Peas that come early.
26020 hastive HASTIVE, a. Forward; early; as fruit. [Not much used.]
26021 hasty HASTY, a. Quick; speedy; opposed to slow. Be not hasty to go out of his sight. Eccles.8.1. Eager ...
26022 hastypudding HASTYPUDDING, n. A pudding made of the meal of maiz moistened with water and boiled, or of milk ...
26023 hat HAT, n.1. A covering for the head; a garment made of different materials, and worn by men or women ...
26024 hatable HA'TABLE, a. [from hate.] That may be hated; odious.
26025 hatch HATCH, v.t.1. To produce young from eggs by incubation, or by artificial heat. In Egypt, chickens ...
26026 hatchel HATCH'EL, n. An instrument formed with long iron teeth set in a board, for cleaning flax or hemp ...
26027 hatcheled HATCH'ELED, pp. Cleansed by a hatchel; combed.
26028 hatcheler HATCH'ELER, n. One who uses a hatchel.
26029 hatcheling HATCH'ELING, ppr. Drawing through the teeth of a hatchel.
26031 hatchet-face HATCH'ET-FACE, n. A prominent face, like the edge of a hatchet.
26030 hatchet HATCH'ET, n. A small ax with a short handle, to be used with one hand.To take up the hatchet, a ...
26032 hatchetine HATCH'ETINE, n. A substance of the hardness of soft tallow, of a yellowish white or greenish ...
26033 hatchment HATCH'MENT, n. [corrupted from achievement.] An armorial escutcheon on a herse at funerals, or in ...
26034 hatchway HATCH'WAY, n. In ships, a square or oblong opening in the deck, affording a passage from one deck, ...
26035 hate HATE, v.t. [L. odi, for hodi.]1. To dislike greatly; to have a great aversion to. It expresses ...
26036 hated HA'TED, pp. Greatly disliked.
26037 hateful HA'TEFUL, a. Odious; exciting great dislike, aversion or disgust. All sin is hateful in the sight ...
26038 hatefully HA'TEFULLY, adv. Odiously; with great dislike.1. Malignantly; maliciously. Ezek. 23.
26039 hatefulness HA'TEFULNESS, n. Odiousness; the quality of being hateful, or of exciting aversion or disgust.
26040 hater HA'TER, n. One that hates. An enemy to God, and hater of all good.
26041 hating HA'TING, ppr. Disliking extremely; entertaining a great aversion for.
26042 hatred HA'TRED, n. Great dislike or aversion; hate; enmity. Hatred is an aversion to evil, and may ...
26043 hatted HAT'TED, a. [from hat.] Covered with a hat; wearing a hat.
26044 hatter HAT'TER, v.t. To harass. [Not in use.]
26045 hattock HAT'TOCK, n. [Erse, attock.] A shock of corn. [Not in use.]
26046 hauberk HAU'BERK, n. A coat of mail without sleeves.
26047 haught HAUGHT, a. haut. [L. altus, that is, haltus, changed to haut.]High; elevated; hence, proud; ...
26048 haughtily HAUGHTILY, adv. hau'tily. [See Haught and Haughty.]Proudly; arrogantly; with contempt or disdain; ...
26049 haughtiness HAUGHTINESS, n. hau'tiness. The quality of being haughty; pride mingled with some degree of ...
26050 haughty HAUGHTY, a. hau'ty. [from haught.]1. Proud and disdainful; having a high opinion of one's self, ...
26051 haul HAUL, v.t.1. To pull or draw with force; to drag; as, to haul a heavy body along on the ground; to ...
26052 hauled HAUL'ED, pp. Pulled with force; dragged; compelled to move.
26053 hauling HAUL'ING, ppr. Drawing by force or violence; dragging.
26054 haulm HAULM
26055 haum HAUM, n. [L. culmus, the stalk of corn.]1. The stem or stalk of grain, of all kinds, or of peas, ...
26056 haunce HANCE, HAUNCE, for enhance. [See Enhance.]
26057 haunch H`AUNCH, n.1. The hip; that part of the body of man and of quadrupeds, which lies between the last ...
26058 haunt H`AUNT, v.t.1. To frequent; to resort to much or often, or to be much about; to visit customarily. ...
26059 haunted H`AUNTED, pp. Frequently visited or resorted to, especially by apparitions.1. Troubled by ...
26060 haunter H`AUNTER, n. One who frequents a particular place, or is often about it.
26061 haunting H`AUNTING, ppr. Frequenting; visiting often; troubling with frequent visits.
26062 haust HAUST, n. A dry cough.
26063 hautboy HAUTBOY,n. ho'boy. A wind instrument, somewhat resembling a flute, but widening towards the ...
26064 hauteur HAUTEUR, n. Pride, haughtiness; insolent manner or spirit.
26065 hauyne HAUYNE, n. A mineral, called by Hauy latialite, occurring in grains or small masses, and also in ...
26066 have HAVE, v.t. hav. pret. and pp. had. Present, I have, thou hast, he has; we, ye, they, have. [L. ...
26067 haveless HAVELESS, a. hav'les. Having little or nothing. [Not in use.]
26068 haven HA'VEN,n. ha'vn.1. A harbor; a port; a bay, recess or inlet of the sea, or the mouth of a river ...
26069 havener HA'VENER, n. The overseer of a port; a harbor-master. [Not used.]
26070 haver HAV'ER, n. One who has or possesses; a possessor; a holder. [Little used.]HAV'ER, n. [L. avena.] ...
26071 haversack HAV'ERSACK, n. A soldier's knapsack.
26072 having HAV'ING, ppr. [from have.] Possessing; holding in power or possession; containing; gaining; ...
26073 havock HAV'OCK, n. Waste; devastation; wide and general destruction. Ye gods! what havock does ambition ...
26074 haw HAW, n.1. The berry and seed of the hawthorn, that is, hedge-thorn.2. A small piece of ground ...
26075 hawfinch HAW'FINCH, n. A bird, a species of Loxia.
26076 hawhaw HAW'HAW, n. [duplication of haw, a hedge.] A fence or bank that interrupts an alley or walk, sunk ...
26077 hawing HAW'ING, ppr. Speaking with a haw, or with hesitation.
26078 hawk HAWK, n. A genus of fowls, the Falco, of many species, having a crooked beak, furnished with a ...
26079 hawked HAWK'ED, pp. Offered for sale by outcry in the street.1. Crooked; curving like a hawk's bill.
26080 hawker HAWK'ER, n. One who offers goods for sale by outcry in the street; a peddlar.1. A falconer.
26081 hawkeyed HAWK'EYED, a. Having acute sight; discerning.
26082 hawking HAWK'ING, ppr. Catching wild birds by hawks.1. Making an effort to discharge phlegm.2. Offering ...
26083 hawknosed HAWK'NOSED, a. Having an aquiline nose.
26084 hawkweed HAWK'WEED, n. The vulgar name of several species of plants,of the genera, Hieracium, Crepis, ...
26086 hawse-hole HAWSE-HOLE, n. A cylindrical hole in the bow of a ship through which a cable passes.
26087 hawse-piece HAWSE-PIECE, n. One of the foremost timbers of a ship.
26085 hawse HAWSE, n. hawz. [See Halser.] The situation of a ship moored with two anchors from the bows, one ...
26088 hawser HAWS'ER, n. [See Halser.] A small cable; or a large rope, in size between a cable and a tow-line.
26090 hawthorn-fly HAW'THORN-FLY, n. An insect so called.
26089 hawthorn HAW'THORN, n. A shrub or tree which bears the haw, of the genus Crataegus; the white-thorn. The ...
26091 hay HAY, n. Grass cut and dried for fodder; grass prepared for preservation. Make hay while the sun ...
26092 haybote HA'YBOTE,n. Hedge-bote. In English law, an allowance of wood to a tenant for repairing hedges or ...
26093 haycock HA'YCOCK, n. A conical pile or heap of hay, in the field.
26094 haydenite HA'YDENITE, n. A mineral discovered by Dr.Hayden, near Baltimore. It occurs in garnet colored ...
26095 hayknife HA'YKNIFE, n. A sharp instrument used in cutting hay out of a stack or mow.
26096 hayloft HA'YLOFT, n. A loft or scaffold for hay, particularly in a barn.
26097 haymaker HA'YMAKER, n. One who cuts and dries grass for fodder.
26098 haymaking HA'YMAKING, n. The business of cutting grass and curing it for fodder.
26099 haymarket HA'YMARKET, n. A place for the sale of hay.
26100 haymow HA'YMOW, n. A mow or mass of hay laid up in a barn for preservation.
26101 hayrick HA'YRICK, n. A rick of hay; usually a long pile for preservation in the open air.
26102 haystack HA'YSTACK, n. A stack or large conical pile of hay in the open air, laid up for preservation.
26103 hayward HA'YWARD, n. [hay and ward, hedgeward.] A person who keeps the common herd or cattle of a town, ...
26104 hazard HAZ'ARD, n. [L. casus, a fall, and ard, the common termination.]1. Chance; accident; casualty; a ...
26105 hazardable HAZ'ARDABLE, a. That is liable to hazard or chance.
26106 hazarded HAZ'ARDED, pp. Put at risk or in danger; ventured.
26107 hazarder HAZ'ARDER, n. One who ventures or puts at stake.
26108 hazarding HAZ'ARDING, ppr. Exposing to danger or peril; venturing to bring on.
26109 hazardous HAZ'ARDOUS, a. Dangerous; that exposes to peril or danger of loss or evil; as a hazardous attempt ...
26110 hazardously HAZ'ARDOUSLY, adv. With danger of loss or evil; with peril.
26111 hazardry HAZ'ARDRY, n. Rashness; temerity.1. Gaming in general.
26112 haze HAZE, n. [The primary sense of this word is probably to mix, or to turn, stir and make thick.]Fog; ...
26114 hazel-earth HA'ZEL-EARTH, n. A kind of red loam.
26115 hazel-nut HA'ZEL-NUT, n. The nut or fruit of the hazel.
26113 hazel HAZEL, n. ha'zl. A shrub of the genus Corylus, bearing a nut containing a kernel of a mild ...
26116 hazelly HA'ZELLY, a. Of the color of the hazelnut; of a light brown.
26117 hazy HA'ZY, a. [See Haze.] Foggy; misty; thick with vapor; as hazy weather; the hazy north.
26118 he HE, pronoun of the third person; nom. he; poss.his; obj. him. [L. id, for hid; hic.]1. A pronoun, ...
26120 head-pan HEAD-PAN, n. hed'-pan. The brain-pan. [Not in use.]
26121 head-piece HEAD-PIECE, n. hed'-pece. Armor for the head; a helmet; a morion.1. Understanding; force of mind. ...
26122 head-rope HEAD-ROPE, n. hed'-rope. That part of a bolt-rope which terminates any sail on the upper edge, and ...
26123 head-sail HEAD-SAIL, n. hed'-sail. The head-sails of a ship are the sails which are extended on the ...
26124 head-sea HEAD-SEA, n. hed'-sea. Waves that meet the head of a ship or roll against her course.
26125 head-wind HEAD-WIND, n. hed'-wind. A wind that blows in a direction opposite to the ship's course.
26126 head-workman HEAD-WORK'MAN, n. The chief workman of a party; a foreman in a manufactory.
26119 head HEAD, n. hed.1. The uppermost part of the human body, or the foremost part of the body of prone ...
26127 headach HEADACH, n. hed'ake. Pain in the head.
26128 headband HEADBAND, n. hed'band. A fillet; a band for the head; also, the band at each end of a book. Is.3.
26129 headborough HEADBOROUGH, n. hed'burro. In England, formerly, the chief of a frank-pledge, tithing or ...
26130 headdress HEAD'DRESS, n. hed'dress. The dress of the head; the covering or ornaments of a woman's head.1. ...
26131 headed HEADED, pp. hed'ed. Led; directed; furnished with a head; having a top. This is used in ...
26132 header HEADER,n. hed'er. One who heads nails or pins.1. One who leads a mob or party.2. The first brick ...
26133 headfast HEADFAST, n. hed'fast. A rope at the head of a ship to fasten it to a wharf or other object.
26134 headfirst HEADFIRST, adv. hedfurst. With the head foremost.
26135 headgargle HEADGARGLE, n. hed'gargle. A disease of cattle.
26136 headgear HEADGEAR, n. hed'gear. The dress of a woman's head.
26137 headiness HEADINESS, n. hed'iness. [See Heady.] Rashness; precipitation; a disposition to rush forward ...
26138 heading HEADING, n. hed'ing. Timber for the heads of casks.
26139 headland HEADLAND, n. hed'land. A cape; a promontory; a point of land projecting from the shore into the ...
26140 headless HEADLESS, a. hed'less. Having no head; beheaded; as a headless body, neck or carcass.1. Destitute ...
26141 headlong HEADLONG, adv. hed'long. With the head foremost; as, to fall headlong.1. Rashly; precipitately; ...
26142 headman HEADMAN, n. hed'man. A chief; a leader.
26143 headmold-shot HEADMOLD-SHOT, n. A disease in children, in which the sutures of the skull, usually the coronal, ...
26144 headmoney HEAD'MONEY, n. hed'munny. A capitation-tax.
26145 headmost HEADMOST, a. hed'most. Most advanced; most forward; first in a line or order of progression; as ...
26146 headquarters HEADQUART'ERS, n. plu. The quarters or place of residence of the commander-in-chief of an army.1. ...
26147 headshake HEADSHAKE, n. hed'shake. A significant shake of the head.
26148 headship HEADSHIP, n. hed'ship. Authority; chief place.
26149 headsman HEADSMAN, n. hed'sman. One that cuts off heads; an executioner. [Unusual.]
26150 headspring HEADSPRING, n. hed'spring. Fountain; source; origin.
26151 headstall HEADSTALL, n. hed'stall. That part of a bridle which encompasses the head.
26152 headstone HEADSTONE, n. hed'stone. The principal stone in a foundation; the chief or corner stone.1. The ...
26153 headstrong HEADSTRONG, a. hed'strong. Violent; obstinate; ungovernable; resolute to run his own way; bent on ...
26154 headstrongness HEAD'STRONGNESS,n. Obstinacy. [Not in use.]
26155 headtire HEADTIRE, n. hed'tire. Dress or attire for the head. 1 Esdras 3.
26156 headway HEADWAY, n. hed'way. The motion of an advancing ship. A ship makes headway, when she advances, as ...
26157 heady HEADY, a. hed'y. [See Head.] Rash; hasty; precipitate; violent; disposed to rush forward in an ...
26158 heal HEAL, v.t. [L. celo; Heb. to be whole or entire, all.]1. To cure of a disease or wound and ...
26159 healable HE'ALABLE, a. That may be healed.
26160 healed HE'ALED, pp. Restored to a sound state.
26161 healer HE'ALER, n. He or that which cures, or restores to soundness.
26162 healing HE'ALING, ppr. Curing; restoring to a sound state.1. Tending to cure; mild; mollifying.HE'ALING, ...
26163 health HEALTH, n. helth. [from heal.] That state of an animal or living body, in which the parts are ...
26164 healthfully HEALTH'FULLY, adv. In health; wholesomely.
26165 healthfulness HEALTH'FULNESS, n. A state of being well; a state in which the parts of a living body are sound, ...
26166 healthily HEALTH'ILY, a. [See Health.] Without disease.
26167 healthiness HEALTH'INESS, n. The state of health; soundness; freedom from disease; as the healthiness of an ...
26168 healthless HEALTH'LESS, a. Infirm; sickly.1. Not conducive to health. [Little used.]
26169 healthsome HEALTH'SOME, a. Wholesome. [Not used.]
26170 healthy HEALTH'Y, a. Being in a sound state; enjoying health; hale; sound; as a healthy body or ...
26171 heam HEAM, n. In beasts, the same as afterbirth in women.
26172 heap HEAP, n.1. A pile or mass; a collection of things laid in a body so as to form an elevation; as a ...
26173 heaped HE'APED, pp. Piled; amassed; accumulated.
26174 heaper HE'APER, n. One who heaps, piles or amasses.
26175 heaping HE'APING, ppr. Piling; collecting into a mass.
26176 heapy HE'APY, a. Lying in heaps; as heapy rubbish.
26177 hear HEAR, v.t. pret. and pp. heard, but more correctly heared. [L. audio; auris.]1. To perceive by the ...
26178 heard HEARD
26179 heared HEARED, pp. Perceived by the ear. [In pronunciation, this word should not be confounded with ...
26180 hearer HE'ARER, n. One who hears; one who attends to what is orally delivered by another; an auditor; one ...
26181 hearing HE'ARING, ppr. Perceiving by the ear, as sound.1. Listening to; attending to; obeying; observing ...
26182 hearken HE`ARKEN, v.i. h`arken.1. To listen; to lend the ear; to attend to what is uttered, with eagerness ...
26183 hearkener HE`ARKENER, n. h`arkener. A listener; one who hearkens.
26184 hearkening HE`ARKENING, ppr. h`arkening. Listening; attending; observing.
26185 hearsal HEARSAL, for Rehearsal. [Not in use.]
26186 hearsay HE'ARSAY, n. [hear and say.] Report; rumor; fame; common talk. He affirms without any authority ...
26187 hearse HEARSE, n. hers. [See Herse.] A temporary monument set over a grave.1. The case or place in ...
26188 hearsecloth HEARSECLOTH, n. hers'cloth. A pall; a cloth to cover a hearse.
26189 hearselike HEARSELIKE, a. hers'like. Suitable to a funeral.
26191 heart-ach HE`ART-ACH, n. Sorrow; anguish of mind.
26192 heart-alluring HE`ART-ALLU'RING, a. Suited to allure the affections.
26193 heart-appalling HEART-APPALL'ING, a. Dismaying the heart.
26194 heart-blood HE`ART-BLOOD , n. The blood of the heart; life; essence.
26195 heart-break HE`ART-BREAK, n. Overwhelming sorrow or grief.
26196 heart-breaker HE`ART-BREAKER, a. A lady's curl; a love-lock.
26197 heart-breaking HE`ART-BREAKING, a. Breaking the heart; overpowering with grief or sorrow.HE`ART-BREAKING, n. ...
26198 heart-bred HE`ART-BRED, a. Bred in the heart.
26199 heart-broken HE`ART-BROKEN, a. Deeply afflicted or grieved.
26200 heart-buried HE`ART-BURIED, a. Deeply immersed.
26201 heart-burn HE`ART-BURN, n. Cardialgy; a disease or affection of the stomach, attended with a sensation of ...
26202 heart-burned HE`ART-BURNED, a. Having the heart inflamed.
26203 heart-burning HE`ART-BURNING, a. Causing discontent.HE`ART-BURNING, n. Heart-burn, which see.1. Discontent; ...
26204 heart-chilled HE`ART-CHILLED, a. Having the heart chilled.
26205 heart-consuming HE`ART-CONSU'MING, a. Destroying peace of mind.
26206 heart-corroding HE`ART-CORRO'DING, a. Preying on the heart.
26207 heart-dear HE`ART-DEAR, a. Sincerely beloved.
26208 heart-deep HE`ART-DEEP, a. Rooted in the heart.
26209 heart-discouraging HE`ART-DISCOUR'AGING, a. [See Courage.] Depressing the spirits.
26210 heart-ease HE`ART-EASE, n. Quiet; tranquillity of mind.
26211 heart-easing HE`ART-EASING, a. Giving quiet to the mind.
26212 heart-eating HE`ART-EATING, a. Preying on the heart.
26213 heart-expanding HE`ART-EXPAND'ING, a. Enlarging the heart; opening the feelings.
26214 heart-felt HE`ART-FELT, a. Deeply felt; deeply affecting, either as joy or sorrow.
26215 heart-grief HE`ART-GRIEF, n. Affliction of the heart.
26216 heart-hardened HE`ART-HARDENED, a. Obdurate; impenitent; unfeeling.
26217 heart-hardening HE`ART-HARDENING, a. Rendering cruel or obdurate.
26218 heart-heaviness HE`ART-HEAVINESS, n. Depression of spirits.
26219 heart-offending HE`ART-OFFEND'ING, a. Wounding the heart.
26220 heart-pea HE`ART-PEA, n. A plant, the Cardiospermum, with black seeds, having the figure of a heart of a ...
26221 heart-quelling HE`ART-QUELLING, a. Conquering the affection.
26222 heart-rending HE`ART-RENDING, a. Breaking the heart; overpowering with anguish; deeply afflictive.
26223 heart-robbing HE`ART-ROBBING, a. Depriving of thought; ecstatic.1. Stealing the heart; winning.
26224 heart-searching HE`ART-SEARCHING, a. Searching the secret thoughts and purposes.
26225 heart-sick HE`ART-SICK, a. Sick at heart; pained in mind; deeply afflicted or depressed.
26226 heart-sore HE`ART-SORE, n. That which pains the heart.HE`ART-SORE, a. Deeply wounded.
26227 heart-sorrowing HE`ART-SOR'ROWING, a. Sorrowing deeply in heart.
26228 heart-string HE`ART-STRING, n. A nerve or tendon, supposed to brace and sustain the heart.
26229 heart-struck HE`ART-STRUCK, a. Driven to the heart; infixed in the mind.1. Shocked with fear; dismayed.
26230 heart-swelling HE`ART-SWELLING, a. Rankling in the heart.
26231 heart-whole HE`ART-WHOLE, a. [See Whole.] Not affected with love; not in love, or not deeply affected.1. ...
26232 heart-wounded HE`ART-WOUNDED, a. Wounded with love or grief; deeply affected with some passion.
26233 heart-wounding HE`ART-WOUNDING, a. Piercing with grief.
26190 heart HEART, n. [L. cor, cordis, and allied to Eng.core, or named from motion, pulsation.]1. A muscular ...
26234 hearted HE`ARTED, a. Taken to heart. [Not used.]1. Composed of hearts. [Not used.]2. Laid up in the ...
26235 hearten HE`ARTEN, v.t. h`artn. To encourage; to animate; to incite or stimulate courage.1. To restore ...
26236 heartener HE`ARTENER, n. He or that which gives courage or animation.
26238 hearth-money HE`ARTH-MONEY
26239 hearth-penny HE`ARTH-PENNY, n. A tax on hearths.
26237 hearth HE`ARTH, n. harth. A pavement or floor of brick or stone in a chimney, on which a fire is made to ...
26240 heartily HE`ARTILY, adv. [from hearty.] From the heart; with all the heart; with sincerity; really. I ...
26241 heartiness HE`ARTINESS, n. Sincerity; zeal; ardor; earnestness.1. Eagerness of appetite.
26242 heartless HE`ARTLESS, a. Without courage; spiritless; faint-hearted. Heartless they fought, and quitted soon ...
26243 heartlessly HE`ARTLESSLY, adv. Without courage or spirit; faintly; timidly; feebly.
26244 heartlessness HE`ARTLESSNESS, n. Want of courage or spirit; dejection of mind; feebleness.
26245 hearts-blood HE`ART'S-BLOOD
26246 hearts-ease HE`ART'S-EASE, n. A plant, a species of Viola.
26248 hearty-hale HE`ARTY-HALE, a. Good for the heart.
26247 hearty HE`ARTY, a. Having the heart engaged in any thing; sincere; warm; zealous; as, to be hearty in ...
26249 heat HEAT, n. [L. aestus, for haestus, or caestus.]1. Heat, as a cause of sensation, that is, the ...
26250 heated HE'ATED, pp. Made hot; inflamed; exasperated.
26251 heater HE'ATER,n. He or that which eats.1. A triangular mass of iron, which is heated and put into a ...
26252 heath HEATH, n.1. A plant of the genus Erica, of many species. It is a shrub which is used in Great ...
26253 heathcock HE'ATHCOCK, n. A large fowl which frequents heaths, a species of grouse.
26254 heathen HE'ATHEN, n. [Gr. from heath, that is, one who lives in the country or woods, as pagan from pagus, ...
26255 heathenish HE'ATHENISH, a. Belonging to Gentiles or pagans; as heathenish rites.1. Rude; illiterate; wild; ...
26256 heathenishly HE'ATHENISHLY, adv. After the manner of heathens.
26257 heathenism HE'ATHENISM, n. Gentilism; paganism; ignorance of the true God; idolatry; the rites or system of ...
26258 heathenize HE'ATHENIZE, v.t. To render heathen or heathenish.
26259 heather HE'ATHER, n. Heath.
26260 heathful HEATH'FUL, a. helth'ful. Being in a sound state, as a living or organized being; having the parts ...
26261 heathpea HE'ATHPEA,, n. A species of bitter vetch, Orobus.
26262 heathpout HE'ATHPOUT, n. A bird, the same as the heath-cock.
26263 heathrose HE'ATHROSE, n. A plant.
26264 heathy HE'ATHY, a. [from heath.] Full of heath; abounding with heath; as heathy land.
26265 heating HE'ATING, ppr. Making warm or hot; inflaming; rousing the passions; exasperating.1. Tending to ...
26266 heatless HEAT'LESS, a. Destitute of heat; cold.
26268 heave-offering HE'AVE-OFFERING, n. Among the Jews, an offering consisting of the tenth of the tithes which the ...
26267 heave HEAVE, v.t. heev. pret. heaved, or hove; pp. heaved, hove, formerly hoven. [Gr. to breathe.]1. To ...
26270 heaven-aspiring HEAVEN-ASPI'RING,a. Aspiring to heaven.
26271 heaven-banished HEAV'EN-BANISHED, a. Banished from heaven.
26272 heaven-begot HEAVEN-BEGOT', a. Begot by a celestial being.
26273 heaven-born HEAV'EN-BORN, a. Born from heaven; native of heaven, or of the celestial regions; as heaven-born ...
26274 heaven-bred HEAV'EN-BRED, a. Produced or cultivated in heaven; as heaven-bred poesy.
26275 heaven-built HEAV'EN-BUILT, a. Built by the agency or favor of the gods; as a heaven-built wall.
26276 heaven-directed HEAVEN-DIRECT'ED, a. Pointing to the sky; as a heaven-directed spire.1. Taught or directed by the ...
26277 heaven-fallen HEAV'EN-FALLEN, a. Fallen from heaven; having revolted from God.
26278 heaven-gifted HEAV'EN-GIFTED, a. Bestowed by heaven.
26279 heaven-inspired HEAVEN-INSPI'RED, a. Inspired by heaven.
26280 heaven-instructed HEAVEN-INSTRUCT'ED, a. Taught by heaven.
26281 heaven-kissing HEAV'EN-KISSING, a. Touching as it were the sky.
26282 heaven-loved HEAV'EN-LOVED, a. Beloved by heaven.
26283 heaven-saluting HEAVEN-SALU'TING, a. Touching the sky.
26284 heaven-warring HEAV'EN-WARRING, a. Warring against heaven.
26269 heaven HEAVEN, n. hev'n.1. The region or expanse which surrounds the earth, and which appears above and ...
26285 heavenize HEAVENIZE, v.t. hev'nize. To render like heaven. [Unauthorized.]
26286 heavenliness HEAV'ENLINESS, n. [from heavenly.] Supreme excellence.
26288 heavenly-minded HEAVENLY-MINDED, a. Having the affections place on heaven, and on spiritual things.
26289 heavenly-mindednes HEAVENLY-MINDEDNESS, n. The state of having the affections placed on heavenly things and spiritual ...
26287 heavenly HEAV'ENLY, a. Pertaining to heaven; celestial; as heavenly regions; heavenly bliss.1. Resembling ...
26290 heavenward HEAV'ENWARD, adv. Toward heaven.
26291 heaver HE'AVER, n. One who heaves or lifts. Among seamen, a staff for a lever.
26292 heaves HEAVES, n. heevz. A disease of horses, characterized by difficult and laborious respiration.
26293 heavily HEAV'ILY, adv. hev'ily. [from heavy.] With great weight; as, to bear heavily on a thing; to be ...
26294 heaviness HEAV'INESS, n. hev'iness. Weight; ponderousness; gravity; the quality of being heavy; as the ...
26295 heaving HE'AVING, ppr. Lifting; swelling; throwing; panting; making an effort to vomit.HE'AVING, n. A ...
26296 heavnely HEAV'NELY, adv. In a manner resembling that of heaven. Where heavenly pensive contemplation ...
26298 heavy-handed HEAV'Y-HANDED, a. Clumsy; not active or dexterous.
26299 heavy-laden HEAVY-LA'DEN, a. Laden with a heavy burden.
26297 heavy HEAV'Y, a. hev'y. 1. Weighty; ponderous; having great weight; tending strongly to the center of ...
26300 hebdomad HEB'DOMAD, n. [Gr. seven days; L. hebdomada.]A week; a period of seven days. [Not used.]
26301 hebdomadal HEBDOM'ADAL
26302 hebdomadary HEBDOM'ADARY, a. Weekly; consisting of seven days, or occurring every seven days.HEBDOM'ADARY, n. ...
26303 hebdomatical HEBDOMAT'ICAL, a. Weekly.
26304 heben HEB'EN, n. Ebony.
26305 hebetate HEB'ETATE, v.t. [L. hebeto, from hebes, dull, blunt, heavy.]To dull; to blunt; to stupefy; as, to ...
26306 hebetated HEB'ETATED, ppr. Made blunt, dull or stupid.
26307 hebetating HEB'ETATING, pp. Rendering blunt, dull or stupid.
26308 hebetation HEBETA'TION, n. The act of making blunt, dull or stupid.1. The state of being dulled.
26309 hebete HEBE'TE, a. Dull; stupid.
26310 hebetude HEB'ETUDE, n. [L. hebetudo.] Dullness; stupidity.
26311 hebraic HEBRA'IC, a. [from Hebrew.] Pertaining to the Hebrews; designating the language of the Hebrews.
26312 hebraically HEBRA'ICALLY, adv. After the manner of the Hebrew language; from right to left.
26313 hebraism HE'BRAISM, n. A Hebrew idiom; a peculiar expression or manner of speaking in the Hebrew language.
26314 hebraist HE'BRAIST, n. One versed in the Hebrew language.
26315 hebraize HE'BRAIZE, v.t. To convert into the Hebrew idiom; to make Hebrew.HE'BRAIZE, v.i. To speak Hebrew, ...
26316 hebrew HE'BREW, n. [Heb. Eber, either a proper name, or a name denoting passage, pilgrimage, or coming ...
26317 hebrewess HE'BREWESS, n. An Israelitish woman.
26318 hebrician HEBRI'CIAN, n. One skilled in the Hebrew language.
26319 hebridian HEBRID'IAN, a. Pertaining to the isles called Hebrides, west of Scotland.
26320 hecatomb HEC'ATOMB, n. [L. hecatombe; Gr. a hundred, and an ox.]In antiquity, a sacrifice of a hundred ...
26321 heck HECK, n. [See Hatch.] An engine or instrument for catching fish; as a salmon heck.1. A rack for ...
26322 heckle HECK'LE, v.t. A different orthography of hackle, or hetchel.
26323 hectare HEC'TARE, n. [Gr. a hundred, and L. area.] A French measure containing a hundred ares, or ten ...
26324 hectic HEC'TIC
26325 hectical HEC'TICAL, a. [Gr. habit of body, to have.] Habitual; denoting a slow, continual fever, marked by ...
26326 hectically HEC'TICALLY, adv. Constitutionally.
26327 hectogram HEC'TOGRAM, n. [Gr. a hundred; and a gram.] In the French system of weights and measures, a weight ...
26328 hectoliter HEC'TOLITER, n. [Gr. a hundred, and a pound.] A French measure of capacity for liquids, containing ...
26329 hectometer HECTOM'ETER, n. [Gr. a hundred, and measure.] A French measure equal to a hundred meters; the ...
26330 hector HEC'TOR, n. [from Hector, the son of Priam, a brave Trojan warrior.]1. A bully; a blustering, ...
26331 hectored HEC'TORED, pp. Bullied; teased.
26332 hectoring HEC'TORING, ppr. Bullying; blustering; vexing.
26333 hectorism HEC'TORISM, n. The disposition or practice of a hector; a bullying.
26334 hectorly HEC'TORLY, a. Blustering; insolent.
26335 hedenbergite HEDENBERG'ITE, n. [from Hedenberg, who first analyzed it.]A mineral, or ore of iron, in masses, ...
26336 hederaceous HEDERA'CEOUS, a. [L. hederaceus, from hedera, ivy.]1. Pertaining to ivy.2. Producing ivy.
26337 hederal HED'ERAL, a. Composed of ivy; belonging to ivy.
26338 hederiferous HEDERIF'EROUS, a. [L. hedera, ivy, and fero, to bear.]Producing ivy.
26340 hedge-bill HEDGE-BILL
26341 hedge-born HEDGE-BORN, a. Of low birth, as if born in the woods; outlandish; obscure.
26342 hedge-bote HEDGE-BOTE, n. Wood for repairing hedges.
26343 hedge-creeper HEDGE-CREEPER, n. One who skulks under hedges for bad purposes.
26344 hedge-fumitory HEDGE-FU'MITORY, n. A plant.
26345 hedge-hyssop HEDGE-HYSSOP, n. A plant, the Gratiola.
26346 hedge-mustard HEDGE-MUSTARD, n. A plant, the Erysimum.
26347 hedge-nettle HEDGE-NETTLE, n. A plant, the Galeopsis. The shrubby hedge-nettle is of the genus Prasium.
26348 hedge-note HEDGE-NOTE, a. A term of contempt for low writing.
26349 hedge-sparrow HEDGE-SPARROW, n. A bird of the genus Motacilla, frequenting hedges; distinguished from the ...
26350 hedge-writer HEDGE-WRITER, n. A Grub-street writer or low author.
26339 hedge HEDGE, n. hej. [Eng. haw] Properly, a thicket of thorn-bushes or other shrubs or small trees; but ...
26352 hedgehog-thistle HEDGEHOG-THISTLE, n. A plant, the Cactus.
26351 hedgehog HEDGEHOG, n. A quadruped, or genus of quadrupeds, the Erinaceus. The common hedgehog has round ...
26353 hedgepig HEDGEPIG, n. A young hedgehog.
26354 hedger HEDG'ER, n. One who makes hedges.
26355 hedgerow HEDGEROW, n. A row or series of shrubs or trees planted for inclosure, or separation of fields.
26357 hedging-bill HEDGING-BILL, n. A cutting hook used in dressing hedges.
26356 hedging HEDG'ING, ppr. Inclosing with a hedge; obstructing; confining.
26358 heed HEED, v.t. To mind; to regard with care; to take notice of; to attend to; to observe. With ...
26359 heeded HEE'DED, pp. Noticed; observed; regarded.
26360 heedfully HEE'DFULLY, adv. Attentively; carefully; cautiously. Listen heedfully to good advice.1. ...
26361 heedfulness HEE'DFULNESS, n. Attention; caution; vigilance; circumspection; care to guard against danger, or ...
26362 heedless HEE'DLESS, a. Inattentive; careless; negligent of the means of safety; thoughtless; regardless; ...
26363 heedlessly HEE'DLESSLY, adv. Carelessly; negligently; inattentively; without care or circumspection.
26364 heedlessness HEE'DLESSNESS, n. Inattention; carelessness; thoughtlessness; negligence.
26366 heel-piece HEE'L-PIECE, n. Armor for the heels.1. A piece of leather on the heel of a shoe.
26365 heel HEEL, n. [L. calx; Gr. a tumor.]1. The hind part of the foot, particularly of man; but it is ...
26367 heeler HEE'LER, n. A cock that strikes well with his heels.
26368 heft HEFT, n.1. Heaving; effort. He cracks his gorge, his sides. With violent hefts. [Not used.]2. ...
26369 hefted HEFT'ED, a. Heaved; expressing agitation.
26370 hegira HEGI'RA, n. In chronology, an epoch among the Mohammedans, from which they compute time. The ...
26371 heifer HEIF'ER, n. hef'er. A young cow.
26372 heigh-ho HEIGH-HO. hi-ho. An exclamation expressing some degree of languor or uneasiness. Dryden has used ...
26373 height HEIGHT
26374 heighten HEIGHTEN, v.t. hitn. To raise higher; but not often used in this literal sense.1. To advance in ...
26375 heightened HEIGHTENED, pp. hitnd. Raised higher; elevated; exalted; advanced; improved; aggravated; ...
26376 heightening HEIGHTENING, ppr. hitning. Raising; elevating; exalting; improving; increasing; ...
26377 heinous HEINOUS, a. An incorrect orthography. [See Hainous.]
26379 heir-apparent HEIR-APPA'RENT, n. The man who, during the life of his ancestor, is entitled to succeed to his ...
26380 heir-loom HEIR-LOOM, n. are-loom. Any furniture, movable, or personal chattel, which by law descends to the ...
26378 heir HEIR, n. are. [L. haeres, haeredis.]1. The man who succeeds, or is to succeed another in the ...
26381 heirdom HEIRDOM, n. aredom. Succession by inheritance.
26382 heiress HEIRESS, n. aress. A female heir; a female that inherits, or is entitled to inherit an estate; an ...
26383 heirless HEIRLESS, a. areless. Destitute of an heir.
26384 heirship HEIRSHIP, n. areship. The state, character or privileges of an heir; right of inheriting.1. ...
26385 held HELD, pret. and pp. of hold. A court was held in Westminster hall. At a council held on the first ...
26386 hele HELE, v.t. [L. celo.] To hide.
26387 heliacal HELI'ACAL, a. [L. heliacus; Gr. the sun.]Emerging from the light of the sun, or passing into it. ...
26388 heliacally HELI'ACALLY, adv. A star rises heliacally, when it emerges from the sun's light, so as to be ...
26389 helical HEL'ICAL, a. [Gr. a scroll, or spiral body.] Spiral; winding; moving round.
26390 helicite HEL'ICITE, n. [See Helix.] Fossil remains of the helix, a shell.
26391 heling HE'LING, n. [from hele, obs.; L. celo.] The covering of the roof of a building; written also ...
26392 heliocentric HELIOCENT'RIC, a. [Gr. the sun, and center.] The heliocentric place of a planet, is the place of ...
26393 heliolater HELIOL'ATER, n. [Gr. the sun, and to worship.]A worship of the sun.
26394 heliolatry HELIOL'ATRY, n. [Gr. the sun, and service, worship.]The worship of the sun, a branch of Sabianism.
26395 heliometer HELIOM'ETER, n. [Gr. the sun, and to measure.] An instrument for measuring with exactness the ...
26396 helioscope HE'LIOSCOPE, n. [Gr. the sun, and to view.] A sort of telescope fitted for viewing the sun without ...
26397 heliostate HE'LIOSTATE, n. [Gr. the sun.] An instrument by which a sunbeam may be steadily directed to one ...
26398 heliotrope HE'LIOTROPE, n. [Gr. the sun, and to turn.]1. Among the ancients, an instrument or machine for ...
26399 helispheric HELISPHER'IC
26400 helispherical HELISPHER'ICAL, a. [helix and sphere.] Spiral. The helispherical line is the rhomb line in ...
26401 helix HE'LIX, n. [Gr. a winding.] A spiral line; a winding; or something that is spiral; as a winding ...
26403 hell-confounding HELL-CONFOUND'ING, a. Defeating the infernal powers.
26402 hell HELL, n. 1. The place or state of punishment for the wicked after death. Matt.10. Luke 12. Sin ...
26404 hellblack HELL'BLACK, a. Black as hell.
26405 hellebore HEL'LEBORE, n. [L. helleborus.] The name of several plants of different genera, the most important ...
26406 helleborism HEL'LEBORISM, n. A medicinal preparation of hellebore.
26407 hellenian HELLE'NIAN
26408 hellenic HELLEN'IC, a. Pertaining to the Hellenes, or inhabitants of Greece, so called from Hellas in ...
26409 hellenism HEL'LENISM, n. A phrase in the idiom, genius or construction of the Greek language.
26410 hellenist HEL'LENIST, n. A Grecian Jew; a Jew who used the Greek language.1. One skilled in the Greek ...
26411 hellenistic HELLENIS'TIC, a. Pertaining to the Hellenists. The Hellenistic language was the Greek spoken or ...
26412 hellenistically HELLENIS'TICALLY, adv. According to the Hellenistic dialect.
26413 hellenize HEL'LENIZE, v.i. To use the Greek language.
26414 hellespont HEL'LESPONT, n. A narrow strait between Europe and Asia, now called the Dardanelles; a part of the ...
26415 hellespontine HELLESPONT'INE, a. Pertaining to the Hellespont.
26416 hellier HEL'LIER, n. A tiler or slater. [See Hele.] [Not in use.]
26417 hellish HELL'ISH, a. Pertaining to hell.1. Like hell in qualities; infernal; malignant; wicked; ...
26418 hellishly HELL'ISHLY, adv. Infernally; with extreme malignity; wickedly; detestably.
26419 hellishness HELL'ISHNESS, n. The qualities of hell or of its inhabitants; extreme wickedness,malignity or ...
26420 hellward HELL'WARD, adv. Towards hell.
26421 helly HELL'Y, a. Having the qualities of hell.
26422 helm HELM, a termination, denotes defense; as in Sighelm, victorious defense. [See Helmet.]HELM, n.1. ...
26423 helmed HELM'ED
26424 helmet HELM'ET, n. Defensive armor for the head; a head-piece; a morion. The helmet is worn by horsemen ...
26425 helmeted HELM'ETED, a. Furnished with a helmet.
26426 helminthic HELMIN'THIC, a. [Gr. a worm.] Expelling worms.HELMIN'THIC, n. A medicine for expelling worms.
26427 helminthologic HELMINTHOLOG'IC
26428 helminthological HELMINTHOLOG'ICAL, n. [See Helminthology.] Pertaining to worms or vermes, or to their history.
26429 helminthologist HELMINTHOL'OGIST, n. One who is versed in the natural history of vermes.
26430 helminthology HELMINTHOL'OGY, n. [Gr. a worm, and discourse.] The science or knowledge of vermes; the ...
26431 helmless HELM'LESS, a. Destitute of a helmet.1. Without a helm.
26432 helmsman HELMS'MAN, n. The man at the helm.
26433 helmwind HELM'WIND, n. A wind in the mountainous parts of England, so called.
26434 helotism HE'LOTISM, n. Slavery; the condition of the Helots, slaves in Sparta.
26435 help HELP, v.t. A regular verb; the old past tense and participle holp and holpen being obsolete.1. To ...
26436 helper HELP'ER, n. One that helps, aids or assists; an assistant; an auxiliary.1. One that furnishes or ...
26437 helpful HELP'FUL, a. That gives aid or assistance; that furnishes means of promoting an object; useful.1. ...
26438 helpfulness HELP'FULNESS, n. Assistance; usefulness.
26439 helpless HELP'LESS, a. Without help in one's self; destitute of the power or means to succor or relieve ...
26440 helplessly HELP'LESSLY, adv. Without succor.
26441 helplessness HELP'LESSNESS, n. Want of strength or ability; inability; want of means in one's self to obtain ...
26442 helter-skelter HELTER-SKELTER, cant words denoting hurry and confusion. [L. hilariter and celeriter.]
26443 helve HELVE, n. helv. The handle of an ax or hatchet.HELVE, v.t. helv. To furnish with a helve, as an ...
26444 helvetic HELVET'IC, a. Designating what pertains to the Helvetii, the inhabitants of the Alps, now ...
26445 helvin HEL'VIN, n. [From Gr. the sun.] A mineral of a yellowish color, occurring in regular ...
26446 hem HEM, n.1. The border of a garment, doubled and sewed to strengthen it and prevent the raveling of ...
26447 hemachate HEM'ACHATE, n. [Gr. blood, and agate.] A species of agate, of a blood color.
26448 hematin HEM'ATIN, n. [Gr. blood.] The coloring principle of logwood, of a red color and bitterish taste.
26449 hematite HEM'ATITE, n. [Gr. from blood.] The name of two ores of iron, the red hematite,and the brown ...
26450 hematitic HEMATIT'IC, a. Pertaining to hematite, or resembling it.
26451 hematope HEM'ATOPE, n. The sea-pye, a fowl of the grallic order, that feeds on shell-fish.
26452 hemerobaptist HEMEROBAP'TIST, n. [Gr. day, and to wash.] One of a sect among the Jews who bathed every day.
26453 hemi HEM'I, in composition, from Gr. which signifies half, like demi and semi.
26454 hemicrany HEM'ICRANY, n. [Gr. half and the skull.] A pain that affects only one side of the head.
26455 hemicycle HEM'ICYCLE, n. [Gr.] A half circle; more generally called a semicircle.
26456 hemiditone HEMID'ITONE, n. In Greek music, the lesser third.
26457 hemina HEM'INA, n. [L.] In Roman antiquity, a measure containing half a sextary, and according to ...
26458 hemiplegy HEM'IPLEGY, n. [Gr. half, and a stroke, to strike.] A palsy that affects one half of the body; a ...
26459 hemipter HEMIP'TER
26460 hemiptera HEMIP'TERA, n. [Gr. half, and a wing.] The hemipters form an order of insects with the upper wings ...
26461 hemipteral HEMIP'TERAL, a. Having the upper wings half crustaceous and half membranaceous.
26462 hemisphere HEM'ISPHERE, n. [Gr.] A half sphere; one half of a sphere or globe, when divided by a plane ...
26463 hemisphericical HEMISPHER'IC'ICAL, a. Containing half a sphere or globe; as a hemispheric figure or form; a ...
26464 hemistich HEM'ISTICH, n. [Gr.] Half a poetic verse, or a verse not completed.
26465 hemistichal HEMIS'TICHAL, a. Pertaining to a hemistich; denoting a division of the verse.
26466 hemitone HEM'ITONE, n. [Gr.] A half tone in music; now called a semitone.
26467 hemitrope HEM'ITROPE, a. [Gr. half, and to turn.] Half-turned; a hemitrope crystal is one in which one ...
26468 hemlock HEM'LOCK, n.1. A plant of the genus Conium, whose leaves and root are poisonous. Also, the Cicuta ...
26469 hemoptoe HEMOP'TOE, a. [Gr. blood, and a spitting.] A spitting of blood.
26470 hemoptysis HEMOP'TYSIS
26471 hemorrhage HEM'ORRHAGE
26472 hemorrhagic HEM'ORRHAGIC, a. Pertaining to a flux of blood; consisting in hemorrhage.
26473 hemorrhagy HEMORRHAGY, n. [Gr. blood, and to burst.] A flux of blood, proceeding from the rupture of a ...
26474 hemorrhoidal HEMORRHOID'AL, a. Pertaining to the hemorrhoids; as the hemorrhoidal vessels.1. Consisting in a ...
26475 hemorrhoids HEM'ORRHOIDS, n. [Gr. blood, and a flowing.] A discharge of blood from the vessels of the anus; ...
26477 hemp-agrimony HEMP-AG'RIMONY, n. A plant, a species of Eupatorium.
26476 hemp HEMP, n. [L. cannabis.]1. A fibrous plant constituting the genus Cannabis, whose skin or bark is ...
26478 hempen HEMP'EN, a. hemp'n. Made of hemp; as a hempen cord.
26479 hempy HEMP'Y, a. Like hemp. [Unusual.]
26480 hen HEN, n. The female of any kind of fowl; but it is particularly applied to the female of the ...
26481 henbane HEN'BANE, n. [hen and bane.] A plant, the Hyoscyamus, of several species. The roots, leaves and ...
26482 henbit HEN'BIT, n. A plant, the ivy-leaved speedwell.
26483 hence HENCE, adv. hens.1. From this place. Arise, let us go hence. John 14. I will send thee far hence ...
26484 henceforth HENCEFORTH, adv. hens'forth. From this time forward. I never from thy side henceforth will stray.
26485 henceforward HENCEFORWARD, adv. hensfor'ward. From this time forward; henceforth.
26486 henchboy HENCH'BOY, n. A page; a servant.
26487 henchman HENCH'MAN
26488 hend HEND
26489 hendecagon HENDEC'AGON, n. [Gr. eleven, and an angle.] In geometry, a figure of eleven sides, and as many ...
26490 hendecasyllable HENDECASYL'LABLE, n. [Gr.] A metrical line of eleven syllables.
26491 hendiadis HENDI'ADIS, n. [Gr.] A figure, when two nouns are used instead of a noun and an adjective.
26492 henhouse HEN'HOUSE, n. A house or shelter for fowls.
26493 henpecked HEN'PECKED, a. Governed by the wife.
26494 henroost HEN'ROOST, n. A place where poultry rest at night.
26495 hensfeet HENS'FEET, n. A plant, hedge-fumitory.
26496 hent HENT, v.t. To seize; to lay hold on.1. To crowd; to press on.
26497 hep-tree HEP'-TREE, n. The wild dog-rose, a species of Rosa.
26498 hepar HE'PAR, n. [L. hepar,the liver.] A combination of sulphur with an alkali was formerly called by ...
26499 hepatic HEPAT'IC
26500 hepatical HEPAT'ICAL, a. [L. hepaticus; Gr. the liver.] Pertaining to the liver; as hepatic gall; hepatic ...
26501 hepatite HEP'ATITE, n. A gem or mineral that takes its name from the liver. Plin. L. 37.11.Hepatite is a ...
26502 hepatize HEP'ATIZE, v.t. To impregnate with sulphurated hydrogen gas.
26503 hepatized HEP'ATIZED, pp. Impregnated or combined with sulphurated hydrogen gas. On the right of the river ...
26504 hepatoscopy HEPATOS'COPY, n. [Gr. the liver, and to view.] The art or practice of divination by inspecting the ...
26505 heps HEPS, n. The berries of the hep-tree, or wild dog-rose.
26506 heptacapsular HEPTACAP'SULAR, a. [Gr. seven, and L. capsula, a cell.]Having seven cells or cavities for seeds; a ...
26507 heptachord HEP'TACHORD, n. [Gr. seven, and chord.] A system of seven sounds. In ancient poetry, verses sung ...
26508 heptagon HEP'TAGON, n. [Gr. seven, and an angle.]In geometry, a figure consisting of seven sides and as ...
26509 heptagonal HEPTAG'ONAL, a. Having seven angles or sides. Heptagonal numbers, in arithmetic, a sort of ...
26510 heptagyn HEP'TAGYN, n. [Gr. seven, and a female.] In botany, a plant that has seven pistils.
26511 heptagynian HEPTAGYN'IAN, a. Having seven pistils.
26512 heptahexahedral HEPTAHEXAHE'DRAL, a. [Gr. seven, and hexahedral.] Presenting seven ranges of faces one above ...
26513 heptamerede HEPTAM'EREDE, n. [Gr. seven, and part.]That which divides into seven parts.
26514 heptander HEPTAND'ER, n. [Gr. seven, and a male.] In botany, a plant having seven stamens.
26515 heptandrian HEPTAN'DRIAN, a. Having seven stamens.
26516 heptangular HEPTAN'GULAR, a. [Gr. seven, and angular.] Having seven angles.
26517 heptaphyllous HEPTAPH'YLLOUS, a. [Gr. seven, and a leaf.] Having seven leaves.
26518 heptarchic HEPTAR'CHIC, a. Denoting a sevenfold government.
26519 heptarchist HEP'TARCHIST, n. A ruler of one division of a heptarchy.
26520 heptarchy HEP'TARCHY, n. [Gr. seven and rule.] A government by seven persons, or the country governed by ...
26521 heptateuch HEP'TATEUCH, n. [Gr. seven, and book.] The first seven books of the Old Testament. [Little used.]
26522 her HER, pronounced hur, an adjective, or pronominal adjective of the third person. [L. suus.]1. ...
26523 herald HER'ALD, n. 1. An officer whose business was to denounce or proclaim war,to challenge to battle, ...
26524 heraldic HER'ALDIC, a. Pertaining to heralds or heraldry; as heraldic delineations.
26525 heraldry HER'ALDRY, n. The art or office of a herald. Heraldry is the art, practice or science of ...
26526 heraldship HER'ALDSHIP, n. The office of a herald.
26528 herb-christopher HERB-CHRISTOPHER, n. A plant, of the genus Actaea.
26529 herb-robert HERB-ROBERT, n. A plant, a species of Geranium.
26527 herb HERB, n. erb. [L. herba.]1. A plant or vegetable with a soft or succulent stalk or stem, which ...
26530 herbaceous HERBA'CEOUS, a. [L. herbaceus.] Pertaining to herbs. Herbaceous plants are such as perish annually ...
26531 herbage HERB'AGE, n. Herbs collectively; grass; pasture; green food for beasts.The influence of true ...
26532 herbaged HERB'AGED, a. Covered with grass.
26533 herbal HERB'AL, n. A book that contains the names and descriptions of plants, or the classes, genera, ...
26534 herbalist HERB'ALIST, n. A person skilled in plants; one who makes collections of plants.
26535 herbar HERB'AR, n. An herb.
26536 herbarist HERB'ARIST, n. A herbalist. [Little used.]
26537 herbarium HERBA'RIUM, n. A collection of dried plants.
26538 herbarize HERB'ARIZE. [See Herborize.]
26539 herbary HERB'ARY, n. A garden of plants.
26540 herbelet HERB'ELET, n. A small herb.
26541 herbescent HERBES'CENT, a. [L. herbescens.] Growing into herbs.
26542 herbid HERB'ID, a. [L. herbidus.] Covered with herbs. [Little used.]
26543 herbivorous HERBIV'OROUS, a. [L. herba and voro, to eat.] Eating herbs; subsisting on herbaceous plants; ...
26544 herbless HERB'LESS, a. Destitute of herbs.
26545 herborist HERB'ORIST. [See Herbalist.]
26546 herborization HERBORIZA'TION, n. [from herborize.]1. The act of seeking plants in the field; botanical ...
26547 herborize HERB'ORIZE, v.i. To search for plants, or to seek new species of plants, with a view to ascertain ...
26548 herborized HERB'ORIZED, pp. Figured; containing the figure of a plant; as a mineral body. Daubenton has shown ...
26549 herborizing HERB'ORIZING, ppr. Searching for plants.1. Forming the figures of plants in minerals.
26550 herbous HERB'OUS, a. [L. herbosus.] Abounding with herbs.
26551 herbwoman HERB'WOMAN, n. erb'woman. A woman that sells herbs.
26552 herby HERB'Y, a. Having the nature of herbs. [Little used.]
26553 herculean HERCU'LEAN, a. [from Hercules.] Very great, difficult or dangerous; such as it would require the ...
26554 hercules HER'CULES, n. A constellation in the northern hemisphere, containing 113 stars.
26555 hercynian HERCYN'IAN, a. [from Hercynia.] Denoting an extensive forest in Germany, the remains of which are ...
26556 herd HERD, n.1. A collection or assemblage; applied to beasts when feeding or driven together. We say, ...
26557 herdgroom HERD'GROOM, n. A keeper of a herd.
26558 herding HERD'ING, ppr. Associating in companies.
26559 herdless HERD'LESS, n. A shepherdess.
26560 herdman HERD'MAN
26561 herdsman HERDS'MAN, n. A keeper of herds; one employed intending herds of cattle.1. Formerly, the owner of ...
26562 here HERE, adv.1. In this place; in the place where the speaker is present; opposed to there. Behold, ...
26563 hereaboutreabouts HE'REABOUT'REABOUTS, adv. About this place.
26564 hereafter HERE`AFTER, adv. In time to come; in some future time.1. In a future state.HERE`AFTER,n. A future ...
26565 hereat HEREAT', adv. At this. He was offended hereat, that is, at this saying, that fact, &c.
26566 hereby HEREBY', adv. By this. Hereby we became acquainted with the nature of things.
26567 hereditable HERED'ITABLE, a. [from the root of heir; L. haereditas.]That may be inherited. [Not much used. See ...
26568 hereditably HERED'ITABLY, adv. By inheritance; by right of descent. The one-house-owners belong hereditably to ...
26569 hereditament HEREDIT'AMENT, n. [L. haeres, haeredium. See Heir.]Any species of property that may be inherited; ...
26570 hereditarily HERED'ITARILY, adv. By inheritance; by descent from an ancestor.
26571 hereditary HERED'ITARY, a.1. That has descended from an ancestor. He is in possession of a large hereditary ...
26572 herein HEREIN', adv. In this. Herein is my Father glorified,that ye bear much fruit. John 15.
26573 hereinto HEREIN'TO, adv. Into this.
26574 heremit HER'EMIT, n. A hermit.
26575 heremitical HEREMIT'ICAL, a. [It should rather be written hermitical.]Solitary; secluded from society.
26576 hereof HEREOF', adv. Of this; from this. Hereof comes it that prince Harry is valiant.
26577 hereon HEREON', adv. On this.
26578 hereout HEREOUT', adv. Out of this place.
26579 heresiarch HER'ESIARCH, n. s as z. [Gr. heresy, and chief.] A leader in heresy; the chief of a sect of ...
26580 heresiarchy HER'ESIARCHY, n. Chief heresy.
26581 heresy HER'ESY, n. [Gr. to take, to hold; L. haeresis.]1. A fundamental error in religion, or an error of ...
26582 heretic HER'ETIC, n.1. A person under any religion, but particularly the christian, who holds and teaches ...
26583 heretical HERET'ICAL, a. Containing heresy; contrary to the established faith, or to the true faith.
26584 heretically HERET'ICALLY, adv. In an heretical manner; with heresy.
26585 heretoch HER'ETOCH, n. [L. duco, dux; Eng. to tug.] Among our Saxon ancestors,the leader or commander of an ...
26586 heretofore HERETOFO'RE, adv. In times before the present; formerly.
26587 heretog HER'ETOG
26588 hereunto HEREUNTO', adv. To this.
26589 hereupon HEREUPON', adv. On this.
26590 herewith HEREWITH', adv. With this.Most of the compounds of here and a preposition, are obsolete or ...
26591 heriot HER'IOT, n. In English law, a tribute or fine payable to the lord of the fee on the decease of the ...
26592 heriotable HER'IOTABLE, a. Subject to the payment of a heriot.
26593 herisson HER'ISSON, n. In fortification, a beam or bar armed with iron spikes pointing outwards, and a ...
26594 heritable HER'ITABLE, a. [from the root of heir, L. haeres.]1. Capable of inheriting, or taking by descent. ...
26595 heritage HER'ITAGE, n.1. Inheritance; an estate that passes from an ancestor to an heir by descent or ...
26596 herl HERL, n. The skin of flax; the filaments of flax or hemp.1. A filamentous substance.[In New ...
26597 hermaphrodeity HERMAPHRODE'ITY, n. Hermaphrodism.
26598 hermaphrodism HERMAPH'RODISM, n. [infra.] The union of the two sexes in the same individual.
26599 hermaphrodite HERMAPH'RODITE, n. [Gr. Mercury, and Venus.]1. A human being, having the parts of generation both ...
26600 hermaphroditic HERMAPHRODIT'IC, a. Partaking of both sexes.
26601 hermaphroditically HERMAPHRODIT'ICALLY, adv. After the manner of hermaphrodites.
26602 hermeneutic HERMENEU'TIC
26603 hermeneutical HERMENEU'TICAL, a. [Gr. an interpreter, from Mercury.]Interpreting; explaining; unfolding the ...
26604 hermeneutically HERMENEU'TICALLY, adv. According to the true art of interpreting words.
26605 hermeneutics HERMENEU'TICS, n. The art of finding the meaning of an author's words and phrases, and of ...
26606 hermetic HERMET'IC
26607 hermetical HERMET'ICAL, a. [Gr. Mercury, the fabled inventor of chimistry.]1. Designating chimistry; ...
26608 hermetically HERMET'ICALLY, adv. According to the hermetic art; chimically; closely; accurately; as a vessel ...
26609 hermit HER'MIT, n. [Gr. solitary, destitute.]1. A person who retires from society and lives in solitude; ...
26610 hermitage HER'MITAGE, n. The habitation of a hermit; a house or hut with its appendages, in a solidary ...
26611 hermitary HER'MITARY, n. A cell for the religious annexed to some abbey.
26612 hermitess HER'MITESS, n. A female hermit.
26613 hermitical HERMIT'ICAL, a. Pertaining to a hermit, or to retired life.1. Suited to a hermit.
26614 hermodactyl HERMODAC'TYL, n. [Gr. Mercury, and a finger; Mercury's finger.]In the Materia Medic, a root brought ...
26615 hermogenians HERMOGE'NIANS, n. A sect of ancient heretics, so called from their leader Hermogenes, who lived ...
26616 hern HERN, n. A heron, which see.
26617 hernhill HERN'HILL, n. A plant.
26618 hernia HERN'IA, n. [L.] In surgery, a rupture; a descent of the intestines or omentum from their natural ...
26619 hernshaw HERN'SHAW, n. A heron.
26620 hero HE'RO, n. [L. heros; Gr. a demigod.]1. A man of distinguished valor, intrepidity or enterprise in ...
26621 herodians HERO'DIANS, n. A sect among the Jews,which took this name from Herod; but authors are not agreed ...
26622 heroi-comic HEROI-COM'IC, a. [See Hero and Comic.] Consisting of the heroic and the ludicrous; denoting the ...
26623 heroic HERO'IC, a. Pertaining to a hero or heroes; as heroic valor.1. Becoming a hero; bold; daring; ...
26624 heroical HERO'ICAL, a. The same as heroic. [Little used.]
26625 heroically HERO'ICALLY, adv. In the manner of a hero; with valor; bravely; courageously; intrepidly. The wall ...
26626 heroine HER'OINE, n. her'oin. A female hero; a woman of a brave spirit. [Heroess is not in use.]
26627 heroism HER'OISM, n. The qualities of a hero; bravery; courage; intrepidity; particularly in war.
26628 heron HER'ON, n. A large fowl of the genus Ardea, a great devourer of fish.
26629 heronry HER'ONRY
26630 heronshaw HER'ONSHAW, n. A place where herons breed.
26631 heroship HE'ROSHIP, n. The character of a hero.
26632 herpes HER'PES,n. [Gr. to creep.] Tetters; an eruption on the skin; erysipelas; ringworm, &c. This ...
26633 herpetic HERPET'IC, a. Pertaining to the herpes or cutaneous eruptions; resembling the herpes, or partaking ...
26634 herpetologic HERPETOLOG'IC
26635 herpetological HERPETOLOG'ICAL, a. Pertaining to herpetology.
26636 herpetologist HERPETOL'OGIST, n. A person versed in herpetology, or the natural history of reptiles.
26637 herpetology HERPETOL'OGY, n. [Gr. a reptile, and discourse.] A description of reptiles; the natural history of ...
26639 herring-fishery HERRING-FISHERY, n. The fishing for herrings, which constitutes an important branch of business ...
26638 herring HER'RING,n. A fish of the genus Clupea. Herrings, when they migrate, move in vast shoals, and it ...
26640 hers HERS, pron. hurz, pron. fem. possessive; as, this house is hers,that is, this is the house of her. ...
26641 herschel HERSCHEL, n. her'shel. A planet discovered by Dr. Herschel, in 1781.
26642 herse HERSE, n. hers.1. In fortification, a lattice or portcullis in the form of a harrow, set with iron ...
26643 herself HERSELF', pron. [her and self.] This denotes a female,the subject of discourse before mentioned, ...
26644 herselike HERSELIKE, a. hers'like. Funereal; suitable to funerals.
26645 hersillon HERS'ILLON, n. [from herse.] In the military art, a plank or beam, whose sides are set with spikes ...
26646 hery HER'Y, v.t. To regard as holy.
26647 hesitancy HES'ITANCY, n. [See Hesitate.] A doubting; literally, a stopping of the mind; a pausing to ...
26648 hesitant HES'ITANT, a. Hesitating; pausing; wanting volubility of speech.
26649 hesitate HES'ITATE, v.i. s as z. [L. haesito, haereo, to hang.]1. To stop or pause respecting decision or ...
26650 hesitating HES'ITATING, ppr. Doubting; pausing; stammering.
26651 hesitatingly HES'ITATINGLY, adv. With hesitation or doubt.
26652 hesitation HESITA'TION, n. A pausing or delay in forming an opinion or commencing action; doubt;suspension of ...
26653 hesperian HESPE'RIAN. [L. hesperius, western, from hesperus, vesper, the evening star, Venus.]Western; ...
26654 hest HEST, n. Command; precept; injunction; order. [Now obsolete,but it is retained in the compound, ...
26655 heterarchy HET'ERARCHY, n. [Gr. another, and rule.] The government of an alien.
26656 heteroclite HET'EROCLITE,n. [Gr. another, or different, to incline, to lean.]1. In grammar, a word which is ...
26657 heteroclitic HETEROCLIT'IC
26658 heteroclitical HETEROCLIT'ICAL, a. Irregular; anomalous; deviating from ordinary forms or rules.
26659 heteroclitous HETEROC'LITOUS, a. Heteroclitic. [Not in use.]
26660 heterodox HET'ERODOX, a. [Gr. another, different, and opinion.]1. In theology, heretical; contrary to the ...
26661 heterodoxy HET'ERODOXY, n. Heresy; an opinion or doctrine contrary to the doctrines of the Scriptures, or ...
26662 heterogene HET'EROGENE, a. [See the next word.]
26663 heterogeneal HETEROGE'NEAL
26664 heterogeneity HETEROGENE'ITY, n. Opposition of nature; contrariety or dissimilitude of qualities. [Ill ...
26665 heterogeneous HETEROGE'NEOUS, a. [Gr. other, and kind.] Of a different kind or nature; unlike or dissimilar in ...
26666 heterogeneousness HETEROGE'NEOUSNESS, n. Difference of nature and quality; dissimilitude or contrariety in kind, ...
26667 heterophyllous HETEROPH'YLLOUS, a. [Gr. diverse, and leaf.]Producing a diversity of leaves; as a heterophyllous ...
26668 heteroptics HETEROP'TICS, n. [See Optics.] False optics.
26669 heteroscian HETEROS'CIAN, n. [Gr. other, and shadow.]Those inhabitants of the earth are called Heteroscians, ...
26670 heulandite HEU'LANDITE, a. [from M. Heuland.] A mineral, occurring massive, frequently globular, or ...
26671 hew HEW, v.t. pret. hewed; pp. hewed or hewn.1. To cut with an ax, or other like instrument, for the ...
26672 hewed HEW'ED, pp. Cut and made smooth or even; chopped; hacked; shaped by cutting or by a chisel.
26673 hewer HEW'ER, n. One who hews wood or stone.
26674 hewing HEW'ING, ppr. Cutting and making smooth or even; chopping; hacking; forming by the chisel.
26675 hewn HEWN, pp. The same as hewed.
26676 hexachord HEX'ACHORD, n. [Gr. six and a chord.] In ancient music, an imperfect chord called a sixth. Also, ...
26677 hexadactylous HEXADACTYLOUS, a. [Gr.] Having six toes.
26678 hexade HEX'ADE, n. [Gr. six.] A series of six numbers.
26679 hexagon HEX'AGON, n. [Gr. six and an angle.] In geometry, a figure of six sides and six angles. If the ...
26680 hexagonal HEXAG'ONAL, a. Having six sides and six angles.
26681 hexagony HEXAG'ONY, for hexagon, is not used.
26682 hexagyn HEX'AGYN, n. [Gr. six, and a female.] In botany, a plant that has six pistils.
26683 hexagynian HEXAGYN'IAN, a. Having six pistils.
26684 hexahedral HEXAHE'DRAL, a. Of the figure of a hexahedron; having six equal sides.
26685 hexahedron HEXAHE'DRON, n. [Gr. six, and a base or seat.] A regular solid body of six sides; a cube.
26686 hexahemeron HEXAHEM'ERON, n. [Gr. six, and day.] The term of six days.
26687 hexameter HEXAM'ETER, n. [Gr. six, and measure.] In ancient poetry, a verse of six feet, the first four of ...
26688 hexametric HEXAMET'RIC
26689 hexametrical HEXAMET'RICAL, a. Consisting of six metrical feet.
26690 hexander HEXAN'DER, n. [Gr. six and male.] In botany, a plant having six stamens.
26691 hexandrian HEXAN'DRIAN, a. Having six stamens.
26692 hexangular HEXAN'GULAR, a. [Gr. six, and angular.] Having six angles or corners.
26693 hexaped HEX'APED, a. [Gr. six; L. pes, pedis, the foot.]Having six feet.HEX'APED, n. An animal having six ...
26694 hexapetalous HEXAPET'ALOUS, a. [Gr. six, and a leaf, a petal.] Having six petals or flower-leaves.
26695 hexaphyllous HEXAPH'YLLOUS, a. [Gr. six, and a leaf.] Having six leaves.
26696 hexaplar HEX'APLAR, a. [Gr. six, and to unfold.] Sextuple; containing six columns; from Hexapla, the work ...
26697 hexastich HEXAS'TICH, n. [Gr. six, and a verse.]A poem consisting of six verses.
26698 hexastyle HEX'ASTYLE, n. [Gr. six, and a column.]A building with six columns in front.
26699 hey HEY. An exclamation of joy or mutual exhortation, the contrary to the L.hei.
26700 heyday HEYDAY, exclam. An expression of frolick and exultation, and sometimes of wonder.HEYDAY, n. A ...
26701 hiation HIA'TION, n. [L. hio, to gape.] The act of gaping. [Not used.]
26702 hiatus HIA'TUS, n. [L. from hio, to open or gape.]1. An opening; an aperture; a gap; a chasm.2. The ...
26703 hibernacle HI'BERNACLE, n. [L. hibernacula, winter-quarters.]1. In botany, the winter-quarters of a plant, ...
26704 hibernal HIBERN'AL, a. [L. hibernus.] Belonging or relating to winter.
26705 hibernate HI'BERNATE, v.i. [L. hiberno.] To winter; to pass the season of winter in close quarters or in ...
26706 hibernation HIBERNA'TION, n. The passing of winter in a close lodge, as beasts and fowls that retire in cold ...
26707 hibernian HIBER'NIAN, a. Pertaining to Hibernia, now Ireland.HIBER'NIAN, n. A native of Ireland.
26708 hibernicism HIBERN'ICISM, n. An idiom or mode of speech peculiar to the Irish.
26709 hiberno-celtic HIBERNO-CELTIC, n. The native language of the Irish; the Gaelic.Hiccius Doccius. A cant word for ...
26710 hiccough HIC'COUGH
26711 hickory HICK'ORY, n. A tree, a species of Juglans or walnut. Its nut is called hickory-nut.
26712 hickup HICK'UP, n. [The English is a compound of hic and cough; and hic may be allied to hitch, to catch. ...
26713 hickwall HICK'WALL
26714 hickway HICK'WAY, n. A small species of woodpecker.
26715 hid HID
26716 hidage HI'DAGE, n. [from hide, a quantity of land.] An extraordinary tax formerly paid to the kings of ...
26717 hidalgo HIDAL'GO, n. In Spain, a man of noble birth.
26718 hidden HID'DEN, pp. of hide. Concealed; placed in secrecy.1. Secret; unseen.2. Mysterious.
26719 hiddenly HID'DENLY, adv. In a hidden or secret manner.
26720 hide HIDE, v.t. pret. hid; pp. hid, hidden. 1. To conceal; to withhold or withdraw from sight; to place ...
26721 hidebound HI'DEBOUND, a. A horse is hidebound, when his skin sticks so closely to his ribs and back, as not ...
26722 hideous HID'EOUS, a.1. Frightful to the sight; dreadful; shocking to the eye; applied to deformity; as a ...
26723 hideously HID'EOUSLY, adv. In a manner to frighten; dreadfully; shockingly.
26724 hideousness HID'EOUSNESS, n. Frightfulness to the eye; dreadfulness; horribleness.
26725 hider HI'DER, n. [from hide.] One who hides or conceals.
26727 hiding-place HI'DING-PLACE, n. A place of concealment.
26726 hiding HI'DING, ppr. Concealing; covering or withdrawing from view; keeping close or secret.HI'DING, n. ...
26728 hie HIE, v.i.1. To hasten; to move or run with haste; to go in haste; a word chiefly used in poetry. ...
26729 hierarch HI'ERARCH, n. [Gr. sacred, and a ruler or prince.]The chief of a sacred order; particularly, the ...
26730 hierarchal HIERARCH'AL, a. Belonging to a hierarch.
26731 hierarchical HIERARCH'ICAL, a. Belonging to a sacred order, or to ecclesiastical government.
26732 hierarchy HI'ERARCHY, n. An order or rank of angels or celestial beings; or a subordination of holy beings. ...
26733 hieroglyph HI'EROGLYPH
26734 hieroglyphic HIEROGLYPH'IC, n. [Gr. sacred, and to carve.]1. In antiquity, a sacred character; a mystical ...
26735 hieroglyphical HIEROGLYPH'ICAL, a. Emblematic; expressive of some meaning by characters, pictures or figures, as ...
26736 hieroglyphically HIEROGLYPH'ICALLY, adv. Emblematically; by characters or pictures expressive of facts or moral ...
26737 hierogram HI'EROGRAM, n. [Gr. sacred, and letter.]A species of sacred writing.
26738 hierogrammatic HIEROGRAMMAT'IC, a. [Gr. sacred, and letter.] Denoting a kind of writing in sacred or sacerdotal ...
26739 hierogrammatist HIEROGRAM'MATIST, n. A writer of hieroglyphics.
26740 hierographical HIEROGRAPH'ICAL, a. Pertaining to sacred writing.
26741 hierographiic HIEROGRAPHI'IC
26742 hierography HIEROG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. holy, and to write.]Sacred writing. [Little used.]
26743 hierology HIEROL'OGY, n. [Gr.] A discourse on sacred things.
26744 hieromancy HIEROM'ANCY, n. [Gr. sacred, and divination.] Divination by observing the various things offered ...
26745 hieromnemon HIEROM'NEMON, n. [Gr. sacred, and preserving memory.]In ancient Greece, a magistrate who presided ...
26746 hierophant HI'EROPHANT, n. [Gr. sacred,and to show.] A priest; one who teaches the mysteries and duties of ...
26747 higgle HIG'GLE, v.i. [L. cocio.]1. To carry provisions about and offer them for sale.2. To chaffer; to ...
26748 higgledy-piggledy HIGGLEDY-PIGGLEDY, adv. In confusion; a low word.
26749 higgler HIG'GLER, n. One who carries about provisions for sale.1. One who chaffers in bargaining.
26751 high-aimed HIGH-AIMED, a. Having grand or lofty designs.
26752 high-arched HIGH-ARCHED, a. Having elevated arches.
26753 high-aspiring HIGH-ASPI'RING, a. Having elevated views; aiming at elevated objects.
26754 high-blest HIGH-BLEST, a. Supremely happy.
26755 high-blown HIGH-BLOWN, a. Swelled much with wind; inflated, as with pride or conceit.
26756 high-born HIGH-BORN, a. Being of noble birth or extraction.
26757 high-built HIGH-BUILT, a. Of lofty structure.1. Covered with lofty buildings. The high-built elephant his ...
26758 high-climbing HIGH-CLIMBING, a. Climbing to a great height.1. Difficult to be ascended.
26759 high-colored HIGH-COLORED, a. Having a strong, deep or glaring color.1. Vivid; strong or forcible in ...
26760 high-day HIGH-DAY, a. Fine; befitting a holiday.
26761 high-designing HIGH-DESIGNING, a. Forming great schemes.
26762 high-embowed HIGH-EMBOWED, a. Having lofty arches.
26763 high-engendered HIGH-ENGEN'DERED, a. Engendered aloft, or in the air.
26764 high-fed HIGH-FED, a. Pampered; fed luxuriously.
26765 high-flaming HIGH-FLAMING, a. Throwing flame to a great highth.
26766 high-flier HIGH-FLIER, n. One that carries his opinions to extravagance.
26767 high-flown HIGH-FLOWN, a. Elevated; swelled; proud; as high-flown hopes.1. Turgid; swelled; extravagant; as ...
26768 high-flushed HIGH-FLUSHED, a. Much elated.
26769 high-flying HIGH-FLYING, a. Extravagant in claims or opinions; as high-flying, arbitrary kings.Highgate Resin. ...
26770 high-gazing HIGH-GAZING, a. Looking upwards.
26771 high-going HIGH-GOING, a. Moving rapidly.
26772 high-grown HIGH-GROWN, a. Having the crop considerably grown.
26773 high-heaped HIGH-HEAPED, a. Covered with high piles; as a high-heaped table.1. Raised in high piles.
26774 high-hearted HIGH-HE`ARTED, a. Full of courage.
26775 high-heeled HIGH-HEELED, a. Having high heels.
26776 high-hung HIGH-HUNG, a. Hung aloft; elevated.
26777 high-lived HIGH-LIVED, a. Pertaining to high life.
26778 high-mettled HIGH-METTLED, a. Having high spirit; ardent; full of fire; as a high-mettled steed.
26779 high-minded HIGH-MINDED, a. Proud; arrogant. Be not high-minded, but fear. Rom.11.1. Having honorable pride; ...
26780 high-operation HIGH-OPERATION, n. In surgery, a method of extracting the stone from the human bladder, by cutting ...
26781 high-place HIGH-PLACE, n. In Scripture, an eminence or mound on which sacrifices were offered. Before the ...
26782 high-placed HIGH-PLACED, a. Elevated in situation or rank.
26783 high-priest HIGH-PRIEST, n. A chief priest.
26784 high-principled HIGH-PRINCIPLED, a. Extravagant in notions of politics.
26785 high-raised HIGH-RAISED, a. Elevated; raised aloft.1. Raised with great expectations or conceptions.
26786 high-reaching HIGH-REACHING, a. Reaching to a great highth.1. Reaching upwards.2. Ambitious; aspiring.
26787 high-reared HIGH-REARED, a. Raised high; of lofty structure.
26788 high-red HIGH-RED, a. Having a strong red color; deeply red.
26789 high-repented HIGH-REPENT'ED, a. Deeply repented.
26790 high-resolved HIGH-RESOLV'ED, a. Very resolute.
26791 high-roofed HIGH-ROOFED, a. Having a lofty or sharp roof.
26792 high-seasoned HIGH-SEASONED, a. Enriched with spices or other seasoning.
26793 high-seated HIGH-SEATED, a. Fixed on high; seated in an elevated place.
26794 high-sighted HIGH-SIGHTED, a. Always looking upward.
26795 high-sounding HIGH-SOUNDING, a. Pompous; noisy; ostentatious; as high-sounding words or titles.
26796 high-spirited HIGH-SPIRITED, a. Full of spirit or natural fire; easily irritated; irascible.1. Full of spirit; ...
26797 high-stomached HIGH-STOMACHED, a. Having a lofty spirit; proud; obstinate.
26798 high-swelling HIGH-SWELLING, a. Swelling greatly; inflated; boastful.
26799 high-swoln HIGH-SWOLN, a. Greatly swelled.
26800 high-taper HIGH-TAPER, n. A plant of the genus Verbascum.
26801 high-tasted HIGH-TASTED, a. Having a strong relish; piquant.
26802 high-towered HIGH-TOWERED, a. Having lofty towers.
26803 high-viced HIGH-VICED, a. Enormously wicked.
26804 high-wrought HIGH-WROUGHT, a. Wrought with exquisite art or skill; accurately finished.1. Inflamed to a high ...
26750 high HIGH, a. hi.1. Extending a great distance above the surface of the earth; elevated; lofty; of ...
26805 highland HIGHLAND, n. Elevated land; a mountainous region.Highlands of Scotland, mountainous regions ...
26806 highlander HIGHLANDER, n. An inhabitant of the mountains; as the Highlanders of Scotland.
26807 highlandish HIGHLANDISH, a. Denoting high or mountainous land.
26808 highly HIGHLY, adv. hi'ly. With elevation in place.1. In a great degree. We are highly favored. Exercise ...
26809 highmost HIGHMOST, a. Highest. [Not used.]
26810 highness HIGHNESS, n. hi'ness. Elevation above the surface; loftiness; altitude; highth.1. Dignity; ...
26811 hight HIGHT , n. hite, or hith.1. Elevation above the ground; any indefinite distance above the earth. ...
26812 highth HIGHTH
26814 highwater-mark HIGHWATER-MARK, n. The line made on the shore by the tide at its utmost highth.
26813 highwater HIGHWATER, n. The utmost flow or greatest elevation of the tide; also, the time of such elevation.
26815 highway HIGHWA'Y, n. A public road; a way open to all passengers; so called, either because it is a great ...
26816 highwayman HIGHWA'YMAN, n. One who robs on the public road, or lurks in the highway for the purpose of ...
26817 hilarate HILARATE, is not in use. [See Exhilarate.]
26818 hilarity HILAR'ITY, n. [L. hilaritas; Gr. joyful, merry.]Mirth; merriment; gayety. Hilarity differs from ...
26819 hilary-term HIL'ARY-TERM, n. The term of courts, &c., which begins January 23.
26820 hild HILD, G. and D. held, Dan.heldt, a hero, is retained in names, as Hildebert, a bright hero; ...
26821 hilding HILD'ING, n. A mean, sorry, paltry man or woman.
26822 hill HILL, n. [L. collis.]1. A natural elevation of land, or a mass of earth rising above the common ...
26823 hilled HILL'ED, pp. or a. Having hills.
26824 hilling HILL'ING, n. A covering.1. The act of raising the earth around plants.
26825 hillock HILL'OCK, n. A small hill.
26826 hillside HILL'SIDE, n. The side or declivity of a hill.
26827 hilly HILL'Y, a. Abounding with hills; as a hilly country.
26828 hilt HILT, n. The handle of any thing; but chiefly applied to the handle of a sword.
26829 hilted HILT'ED, a. Having a hilt.
26830 hilum HI'LUM, n. The eye of a bean or other seed; the mark or scar of the umbilical chord,by which the ...
26831 him HIM, pron. The objective case of he, L. eum, anciently em or im. Him that is weak in the faith ...
26832 himself HIMSELF', pron. In the nominative or objective case. [him and self.]1. He; but himself is more ...
26833 hin HIN, n. [Heb.] A Hebrew measure of capacity containing the sixth part of an ephah, or about five ...
26834 hind HIND, n. The female of the red deer or stag.HIND, n. A domestic; a servant.1. A peasant; a ...
26835 hindberry HINDBERRY, n. A species of Rubus.
26836 hinder HINDER, a. comp. of hind. That is in a position contrary to that of the head or fore part; ...
26837 hinderance HIN'DERANCE, n. The act of impeding or restraining motion.1. Impediment; that which stops ...
26838 hindered HIN'DERED, pp. Stopped; impeded; obstructed; retarded.
26839 hinderer HIN'DERER, n. One who stops or retards; that which hinders.
26840 hindering HIN'DERING, ppr. Stopping; impeding; obstructing; retarding.
26841 hindermost HINDERMOST, a. That which is behind all others; the last. [but we now use hindmost.]
26842 hindmost HINDMOST, a. The last; that is in the rear of all others. He met thee in the way, and smote the ...
26843 hindoo HIN'DOO, n. An aboriginal of Hindoostan, or Hindostan.
26844 hinge HINGE, n. hinj. [This word appears to be connected with hang,and with angle,the verb.] 1. The hook ...
26845 hinging HING'ING, ppr. Depending; turning.
26846 hint HINT, v.t. To bring to mind by a slight mention or remote allusion; to allude to; to suggest by a ...
26847 hip HIP, n. The projecting part of an animal formed by the osilium or haunch bone; the haunch, or the ...
26848 hiphalt HIP'HALT, a. [hip and halt.] Lame; limping.
26849 hipped HIP, HIPPED, HIPPISH. [See Hyp.]
26850 hippelaph HIP'PELAPH, n. An animal of the deer kind, in Norway, about the size of the elk, and partaking of ...
26851 hippish HIP, HIPPED, HIPPISH. [See Hyp.]
26852 hippocamp HIP'POCAMP, n. [Gr. a horse, and to bend.] A name given to the sea-horse.
26853 hippocentaur HIPPOCEN'TAUR, n. [Gr. a horse, to spur, and a bull.]In ancient fable, a supposed monster, half man ...
26854 hippocras HIP'POCRAS, n. A medicinal drink, composed of wine with an infusion of spices and other ...
26855 hippocratism HIPPOC'RATISM, n. The philosophy of Hippocrates, as it regards medicine.
26856 hippodame HIP'PODAME, n. A sea-horse.
26857 hippodrome HIP'PODROME, n. [Gr. a horse, and a course, to run.] Anciently, a circus, or place in which horse ...
26858 hippogriff HIP'POGRIFF, n. [Gr. a horse,and a griffon.] A fabulous animal or monster, half horse and half ...
26859 hippolith HIP'POLITH, n. [Gr. a horse, and a stone.] A stone found in the stomach or intestines of a horse.
26860 hippomane HIP'POMANE, n. [Gr. a horse, and madness.]1. A sort of poisonous substance, used anciently as a ...
26861 hippophagous HIPPOPH'AGOUS, a. Feeding on horses, as the Tartars.
26862 hippophagy HIPPOPH'AGY, n. [Gr. a horse, and to eat.] The act or practice of feeding on horses.
26863 hippopotamus HIPPOPOT'AMUS, n. [Gr. a horse, and a river.] The river-horse, an animal that inhabits the Nile ...
26864 hippopotamy HIPPOPOT'AMY
26865 hiproof HIP'ROOF, n. [hip and roof.] A roof that has an angle.
26866 hipshot HIP'SHOT, a. [hip and shot.] Having the hip dislocated.
26867 hipwort HIP'WORT, n. A plant.
26868 hire HIRE, v.t. 1. To procure from another person and for temporary use, at a certain price, or for a ...
26869 hired HI'RED, pp. Procured or taken for use, at a stipulated or reasonable price; as a hired farm.1. ...
26870 hireling HI'RELING, n. One who is hired, or who serves for wages.1. A mercenary; a prostitute.HI'RELING, ...
26871 hirer HI'RER, n. One that hires; one that procures the use of any thing for a compensation; one who ...
26872 hiring HI'RING, ppr. Procuring the use of for a compensation.
26873 hirsute HIRSU'TE, a. [L. hirsutus.]1. Hairy; rough with hair; shaggy; set with bristles.2. In botany, it ...
26874 hirsuteness HIRSU'TENESS, n. Hairiness.
26875 his HIS, pron. possessive of he,and pronounced hiz.1. Of him. Thus in Alfred's Orosius, "Sume for his ...
26876 hisingerite HIS'INGERITE, n. A mineral found in the cavities of calcarious spar, in Sudermanland.
26877 hispid HIS'PID, a. [L. hispidus.] Rough.1. In botany, having strong hairs or bristles; beset with stiff ...
26878 hiss HISS, v.i. 1. To make a sound by driving the breath between the tongue and the upper teeth; to ...
26879 hissing HISS'ING, ppr. Making the noise of serpents.HISS'ING, n. A hissing sound; an expression of scorn ...
26880 hissingly HISS'INGLY, adv. With a whistling sound.
26881 hist HIST, exclam. A word commanding silence; equivalent to hush, be silent.
26882 historial HISTO'RIAL, a. Historical.
26883 historian HISTO'RIAN, n. [L. historicus.] A writer or compiler of history; one who collects and relates ...
26884 historic HISTOR'IC
26885 historical HISTOR'ICAL, a. [L. historicus.] Containing history, or the relation of facts; as a historical ...
26886 historically HISTOR'ICALLY, adv. In the manner of history; by way of narration. The Gospels declare ...
26887 historied HIS'TORIED, a. Recorded in history. [Not much in use.]
26888 historier HISTO'RIER, n. A historian.
26889 historify HIS'TORIFY, v.t. To relate; to record in history. [Not used.]
26890 historiographer HISTORIOG'RAPHER, n. [Gr. history, and to write.] A historian; a writer of history; particularly, ...
26891 historiography HISTORIOG'RAPHY, n. The art or employment of a historian.
26892 historiology HISTORIOL'OGY, n. A discourse on history, or the knowledge of history. [Not in use.]
26894 history-piece HIS'TORY-PIECE, n. A representative of any remarkable event in painting, which exhibits the actors, ...
26893 history HIS'TORY, n. [L. historia; Gr. knowing, learned, and to inquire, to explore, to learn by inspection ...
26895 histrion HIS'TRION, n. A player. [Not in use.]
26896 histrionic HISTRION'IC
26897 histrionical HISTRION'ICAL, a. [L. histrionicus, from histrio, a buffoon, an actor, or stage player.]Pertaining ...
26898 histrionically HISTRION'ICALLY, adv. In the manner of a buffoon or pantomime; theatrically.
26899 histrionism HIS'TRIONISM, n. The acts or practice of buffoons or pantomimes; stage-playing.
26900 hit HIT, v.t. pret. and pp. hit.1. To strike or touch, either with or without force. We hit a thing ...
26901 hitch HITCH, v.t. To hook; to catch by a hook; as, to hitch a bridle.1. To fasten by hitching; as, to ...
26902 hitched HITCH'ED, pp. Caught; hooked; fastened.
26903 hitchel HITCH'EL, v.t. To hatchel. [Not used. See Hatchel.]
26904 hithe HITHE, n. A port or small haven; as in Queenhithe, and Lambhithe, now Lambeth.
26905 hither HITH'ER, adv.1. To this place; used with verbs signifying motion; as, to come hither; to proceed ...
26906 hithermost HITH'ERMOST, a. Nearest on this side.
26907 hitherto HITH'ERTO, adv. To this time; yet. The Lord hath blessed me hitherto. Josh.17.1. In any time, or ...
26908 hitherward HITH'ERWARD
26909 hitherwards HITH'ERWARDS, adv. This way; towards this place. A puissant and mighty power-- Is marching ...
26910 hive HIVE, n.1. A box, chest or kind of basket for the reception and habitation of a swarm of ...
26911 hived HI'VED, pp. Lodged in a hive or shelter.
26912 hiver HI'VER, n. One that collects bees into a hive.
26913 hives HIVES, n. A disease, the croup, or cynanche trachealis; rattles.
26914 ho HO, exclam. A word used by teamsters, to stop their teams. It has been used as a noun, for stop, ...
26915 hoa HOA, exclam. [L. eho.] A call to excite attention, or to give notice of approach. What noise ...
26917 hoar-frost HOAR-FROST, n. The white particles of ice formed by the congelation of dew or watery vapors.
26916 hoar HOAR, a.1. White; as hoar frost; hoar cliffs.2. Gray; white with age; hoary; as a matron grave ...
26918 hoard HOARD, n. A store, stock or large quantity of any thing accumulated or laid up; a hidden stock; a ...
26919 hoarded HOARDED, pp. Collected and laid up in store.
26920 hoarder HOARDER, n. One who lays up in store; one who accumulates and keeps in secret.
26921 hoarding HOARDING, ppr. Laying up in store.1. Instinctively collecting and laying up provisions for ...
26922 hoared HOARED, a. Moldy; musty. [Not in use.]
26923 hoarhound HOARHOUND. [See Horehound.]
26924 hoariness HOARINESS, n. [from hoary.] The state of being white, whitish or gray; as the hoariness of the ...
26925 hoarse HOARSE, a. hors.1. Having a harsh, rough, grating voice, as when affected with a cold.2. Rough; ...
26926 hoarsely HOARSELY, adv. With a rough, harsh, grating voice or sound.
26927 hoarseness HOARSENESS, n. Harshness or roughness of voice or sound; preternatural asperity of voice.
26928 hoary HOARY, n. [See Hoar.] White or whitish; as the hoary willows.1. White or gray with age; as hoary ...
26929 hoax HOAX, n. Something done for deception or mockery; a trick played off in sport.HOAX, v.t. To ...
26930 hob HOB
26931 hobbism HOB'BISM, n. The principles of the sceptical Thomas Hobbes.
26932 hobbist HOB'BIST, n. A follower of Hobbes.
26933 hobble HOB'BLE, v.i.1. To walk lamely, bearing chiefly on one leg; to limp; to walk with a hitch or hop, ...
26934 hobbledehoy HOB'BLEDEHOY, n. A cant phrase for a boy at the age of puberty.
26935 hobbler HOB'BLER, n. One that hobbles.HOB'BLER, n. [from hobby.] One who by his tenure was to maintain a ...
26936 hobbling HOB'BLING, ppr. Walking with a halting or interrupted step.
26937 hobblingly HOB'BLINGLY, adv. With a limping or interrupted step.
26938 hobby HOB'BY, n. A kind of hawk; a hawk of the lure.HOB'BY, n.1. A strong active horse, of a middle ...
26939 hobbyhorse HOB'BYHORSE, n. [tautological.] A hobby; a wooden horse on which boys ride.1. A character in the ...
26940 hobgoblin HOB'GOBLIN, n. A fairy; a frightful apparition.
26941 hobit HO'BIT, n. A small mortar, or short gun for throwing bombs. [See Howitzer, the common ...
26942 hoblike HOB'LIKE, a. Clownish; boorish.
26943 hobnail HOB'NAIL, n. A nail with a thick strong head, for shoeing horses.1. A clownish person; in ...
26944 hobnailed HOB'NAILED, a. Set with hobnails; rough.
26945 hobnob HOB'NOB, adv. Take, or not take; a familiar invitation to reciprocal drinking.Hobson's choice, a ...
26946 hoboy HOBOY. [See Hautboy.]
26947 hock HOCK, n. The joint of an animal between the knee and the fetlock.1. A part of the thigh.HOCK
26948 hockday HOCK'DAY
26949 hockey HOCK'EY, n. Harvest-home. [Not used.]
26950 hockherb HOCK'HERB, n. A plant, the mallows.
26951 hockle HOCK'LE, v.t. To hamstring; to hough; to disable by cutting the tendons of the ham.
26952 hocuspocus HOCUSPOCUS, v.t. To cheat.
26953 hod HOD, n. A kind of tray for carrying mortar and brick,used in bricklaying. It is fitted with a ...
26954 hoddy-doddy HOD'DY-DODDY, n. An awkward or foolish person.
26955 hodge-podge HODGE-PODGE
26956 hodiernal HODIERN'AL, a. [L. hodiernus, from hodie, hoc die,this day.] Of this day; belonging to the ...
26957 hodman HOD'MAN, n. A man who carries a hod; a mason's tender.
26958 hodmandod HOD'MANDOD, n. A shell-fish, otherwise called dodman.1. A shell-snail.
26959 hoe HOE, n. ho. A farmer's instrument for cutting up weeds and loosening the earth in fields and ...
26960 hoed HO'ED, pp. Cleared from weeds, or loosened by the hoe.
26961 hoeing HO'EING, ppr. Cutting, scraping or digging with a hoe.1. Clearing of weeds with a hoe.
26962 hoful HO'FUL, a. Careful.
26963 hog HOG, n.1. A swine; a general name of that species of animal.2. In England, a castrated sheep of a ...
26964 hogcote HOG'COTE, n. [hog and cote.] A shed or house for swine; a sty.
26965 hogged HOG'GED, pp. Scraped under water.1. Curving; having the ends lower than the middle.
26966 hoggerel HOG'GEREL, n. A sheep of the second year.A two year old ewe.
26967 hogget HOG'GET, n. A sheep two years old.1. A colt of a year old, called also hog-colt. [Local.]2. A ...
26968 hoggish HOG'GISH, a. Having the qualities of a hog; brutish; gluttonous; filthy; meanly selfish.
26969 hoggishly HOG'GISHLY, adv. In a brutish, gluttonous or filthy manner.
26970 hoggishness HOG'GISHNESS, n. Brutishness; voracious greediness in eating; beastly filthiness; mean ...
26971 hogh HOGH, n. [See High.] A hill; a cliff.
26972 hogherd HOG'HERD, n. [hog and herd.] A keeper of swine.
26973 hogpen HOG'PEN, n. [hog and pen.] A hogsty.
26974 hogs-beans HOG'S-BEANS, n. A plant.
26975 hogs-fennel HOG'S-FENNEL, n. A plant of the genus Peucedanum.
26976 hogs-mushrooms HOG'S-MUSHROOMS, n. A plant.
26977 hogshead HOGS'HEAD, n. [the English orthography is grossly corrupt.]1. A measure of capacity, containing ...
26978 hogsty HOG'STY, n. [hog and sty.] A pen or inclosure for hogs.
26979 hogwash HOG'WASH, n. [hog and wash.] Swill; the refuse matters of a kitchen or brewery, or like matter for ...
26980 hohlspath HO'HLSPATH, n. The mineral otherwise called macle,and chiastolite.
26981 hoiden HOI'DEN, n. A rude, bold girl; a romp.1. A rude, bold man. [Not used in the United ...
26982 hoist HOIST, v.t. [originally hoise; but corrupted, perhaps beyond remedy.]1. To raise; to lift. We'll ...
26983 hoisted HOIST'ED, pp. Raised; lifted; drawn up.
26984 hoisting HOIST'ING, ppr. Raising; lifting.
26985 hokeday HO'KEDAY, n. High day; a day of feasting and mirth, formerly held in England the second Tuesday ...
26986 holcad HOLC'AD, n. [Gr.] In ancient Greece, a large ship of burden.
26987 hold HOLD, v.t. pret.held; pp. held. Holden is obsolete in elegant writing. [Gr. to hold or restrain; ...
26988 holdback HOLDBACK, n. Hinderance; restraint.
26989 holder HOLDER, n. One who holds or grasps in his hand, or embraces with his arms.1. A tenant; one who ...
26990 holderforth HOLDERFORTH, n. A haranguer; a preacher.
26991 holdfast HOLDFAST, n. A thing that takes hold; a catch; a hook.
26992 holding HOLDING, ppr. Stopping; confining; restraining; keeping; retaining; adhering; maintaining, ...
26993 hole HOLE, n.1. A hollow place or cavity in any solid body, of any shape or dimensions, natural or ...
26994 holibut HOLIBUT. [See Halibut.]
26995 holidam HO'LIDAM, n. [holy and dame.] Blessed lady; an ancient oath.
26996 holiday HOLIDAY. [See Holyday.]
26997 holily HO'LILY, adv. [from holy.] Piously; with sanctity.1. Sacredly; inviolably; without breach. ...
26998 holiness HO'LINESS, n. [from holy.] The state of being holy; purity or integrity of moral character; ...
26999 holing-ax HO'LING-AX, n. A narrow ax for cutting holes in posts.
27000 holla HOL'LA
27001 holland HOL'LAND, n. Fine linen manufactured in Holland.
27002 hollander HOL'LANDER, n. A native of Holland.
27003 hollen HOL'LEN, n. [See Holly.]
27004 hollo HOL'LO, v.i. To call out or exclaim. [See Halloo.]
27005 holloa HOLLO'A, exclam. A word used in calling. Among seamen, it is the answer to one that hails, ...
27007 hollow-eyed HOL'LOW-EYED, a. Having sunken eyes.
27008 hollow-hearted HOL'LOW-HE`ARTED, a. Insincere; deceitful; not sound and true; of practice or sentiment different ...
27009 hollow-root HOL'LOW-ROOT, n. A plant, tuberous moschatel, or inglorious, constituting the genus Adoxa; a low ...
27006 hollow HOL'LOW, a.1. Containing an empty space, natural or artificial, within a solid substance; not ...
27010 hollowed HOL'LOWED, pp. Made hollow; excavated.
27011 hollowing HOL'LOWING, ppr. Making hollow; excavating.
27012 hollowly HOL'LOWLY, adv. Insincerely; deceitfully.
27013 hollowness HOL'LOWNESS, n. The state of being hollow; cavity; depression of surface; excavation.1. ...
27014 holly HOL'LY, n. [perhaps L. ilex, for hilex; L. celo.]The holm tree, of the genus Ilex, of several ...
27015 hollyhock HOL'LYHOCK,n. A plant of the genus Alcea, bearing flowers of various colors. It is called also ...
27016 hollyrose HOL'LYROSE, n. A plant.
27017 holm HOLM, n. The evergreen oak; the ilex.1. An islet, or river isle.2. A low flat tract of rich land ...
27018 holmite HOLM'ITE, n. A variety of carbonate of lime; so called from Mr. Holme, who analyzed it.
27019 holocaust HOL'OCAUST, n. [Gr. whole,and burnt, to burn.] A burnt-sacrifice or offering, the whole of which ...
27020 holograph HOL'OGRAPH, n. [Gr. whole, and to write.] A deed or testament written wholly by the grantor's or ...
27021 holographiic HOLOGRAPHI'IC, a. Written wholly by the grantor or testator himself.
27022 holometer HOLOM'ETER, n. [Gr. all, and to measure.] An instrument for taking all kinds of measures, both on ...
27023 holp HOLP, HOLPEN, the antiquated pret. and pp. of help.
27024 holpen HOLP, HOLPEN, the antiquated pret. and pp. of help.
27025 holster HOLSTER, n. [L. celo.] A leathern case for a pistol, carried by a horseman at the fore part of his ...
27026 holstered HOLSTERED, a. Bearing holsters; as a holstered steed.
27027 holt HOLT, n. [L. celo.] A wood or woodland; obsolete, except in poetry.
27029 holy-cross HOLY-CROSS day, n. The fourteenth of September.
27030 holy-one HO'LY-ONE, n. An appellation of the Supreme Being, by way of emphasis.1. An appellation of ...
27031 holy-rood HOLY-ROOD day, n. A festival observed by Roman Catholics in memory of the exaltation of our ...
27032 holy-thistle HO'LY-THISTLE, n. A plant of the genus Cnicus.The blessed thistle, Centaurea benedicta.
27033 holy-thursday HO'LY-THURSDAY, n. The day on which the ascension of our Savior is commemorated, ten days before ...
27034 holy-week HO'LY-WEEK, n. The week before Easter, in which the passion of our Savior is commemorated.
27028 holy HO'LY, a.1. Properly, whole, entire or perfect, in a moral sense. Hence, pure in heart, temper or ...
27035 holyday HOL'YDAY, n. A day set apart for commemorating some important event in history; a festival ...
27036 homage HOM'AGE, n. [L. homo, man.]1. In feudal law, the submission, loyalty and service which a tenant ...
27037 homageable HOM'AGEABLE, a. Subject to homage.
27038 homager HOM'AGER, n. One who does homage, or holds land of another by homage.'s Pyrophorus,ignited muriate ...
27039 home HOME, n. [Gr. a house, a close place, or place or rest.]1. A dwelling house; the house or place in ...
27040 homeborn HO'MEBORN, a. Native; natural.1. Domestic; not foreign.
27041 homebred HO'MEBRED, a. Native; natural; as homebred lusts.1. Domestic; originating at home; not foreign; ...
27042 homefelt HO'MEFELT, a. Felt in one's own breast; inward; private; as homefelt joys or delight.
27043 homekeeping HO'MEKEEPING, a. Staying at home.
27044 homeless HO'MELESS, a. Destitute of a home.
27045 homeliness HO'MELINESS, n. [from homely.] Plainness of features; want of beauty. It expresses less than ...
27046 homelot HO'MELOT, n. An inclosure on or near which the mansion house stands.
27047 homely HO'MELY, a. [from home.] Of plain features; not handsome; as a homely face. It expresses less ...
27048 homelyn HO'MELYN, n. A fish.
27049 homemade HO'MEMADE, a. Made at home; being of domestic manufacture; made either in private families, or in ...
27050 homer HO'MER
27051 homeric HOMER'IC, a. Pertaining to Homer,the great poet of Greece, or to his poetry; resembling Homer's ...
27052 homespeaking HO'MESPEAKING, n. Forcible and efficacious speaking.
27053 homespun HO'MESPUN, a. Spun or wrought at home; of domestic manufacture.1. Not made in foreign ...
27054 homestall HO'MESTALL
27055 homestead HO'MESTEAD, n. The place of a mansion house; the inclosure or ground immediately connected with ...
27057 homeward-bound HO'MEWARD-BOUND, a. Destined for home; returning from a foreign country to the place where the ...
27056 homeward HO'MEWARD
27058 homewards HO'MEWARDS, adv. Toward home; toward one's habitation, or toward one's native country.
27059 homicidal HOM'ICIDAL, a. [from homicide.] Pertaining to homicide; murderous bloody.
27060 homicide HOM'ICIDE, n. [L. homicidium; homo, man, and caedo, to strike, to kill.]1. The killing of one ...
27061 homiletic HOMILET'IC
27062 homiletical HOMILET'ICAL, a. [ Gr. to converse in company.]1. Pertaining to familiar intercourse; social; ...
27063 homilist HOM'ILIST, n. One that preaches to a congregation.
27064 homily HOM'ILY, n. [Gr. to converse in company, a company or assembly.]A discourse or sermon read or ...
27065 hommoc HOM'MOC, n. [I suppose this to be an Indian word.]A hillock or small eminence of a conical form, ...
27066 hommony HOM'MONY, n. [Indian.] In America, maiz hulled and broken, but coarse, prepared for food by being ...
27067 homogeneal HOMOGE'NEAL
27068 homogenealness HOMOGE'NEALNESS
27069 homogeneity HOMOGENE'ITY, Words not to be encouraged; equivalent to.
27070 homogeneous HOMOGE'NEOUS, a. [Gr. like, and kind.] Of the same kind or nature; consisting of similar parts, ...
27071 homogeneousness HOMOGE'NEOUSNESS, n. Sameness of kind or nature.
27072 homogeny HOM'OGENY, n. Joint nature.
27073 homologate HOMOL'OGATE, v.t. [Gr. like, and to speak.] To approve; to allow.
27074 homologous HOMOL'OGOUS, a. [Gr. similar, and proportion.] Proportional to each other; a term in geometry, ...
27075 homonymous HOMON'YMOUS, a. [Gr. like, and name.] Equivocal; ambiguous; that has different significations, or ...
27076 homonymously HOMON'YMOUSLY, adv. In an equivocal manner.
27077 homonymy HOMON'YMY, n. [Gr. See Supra.] Ambiguity; equivocation.
27078 homophony HOMOPH'ONY, n. [Gr. like, sound.] Likeness of sound. Among the Greeks, a kind of music performed ...
27079 homotonous HOMOT'ONOUS, a. [Gr. like, and tone.] Equable; of the same tenor; applied to diseases which have a ...
27081 hone-wort HO'NE-WORT, n. A plant of the genus Sison.
27080 hone HONE, n. A stone of a fine grit, used for sharpening instruments that require a fine edge, and ...
27082 honest HON'EST, a. on'est. [L. honestus, from honos, honor.]1. Upright; just; fair in dealing with ...
27083 honestation HONESTA'TION, n. Adornment; grace. [Not used.]
27084 honestly HON'ESTLY, adv. on'estly. Uprightly; justly; with integrity and fairness; as a contract honestly ...
27085 honesty HON'ESTY, n. on'esty. [L. honestas.]1. In principle, an upright disposition; moral rectitude of ...
27087 honey-bag HON'EY-BAG, n. The stomach of a honey-bee.
27088 honey-comb HON'EY-COMB, n. A substance of a firm, close texture, formed by bees into hexagonal cells for ...
27089 honey-combed HONEY-COMBED, a. Having little flaws or cells.
27090 honey-dew HON'EY-DEW, n. A sweet saccharine substance, found on the leaves of trees and other plants in ...
27091 honey-flower HON'EY-FLOWER, n. A plant of the genus Melianthus.
27092 honey-gnat HON'EY-GNAT, n. An insect.
27093 honey-guide HON'EY-GUIDE, n. A species of Cuckoo, found in Africa, which will conduct persons to hives of wild ...
27094 honey-harvest HON'EY-H`ARVEST, n. Honey collected.
27095 honey-locust HON'EY-LOCUST, n. A plant,the three-thorned Acacia, of the genus Gleditsia.
27096 honey-month HON'EY-MONTH, n. The first month after marriage.
27097 honey-moon HON'EY-MOON
27098 honey-mouthed HON'EY-MOUTHED, a. Soft or smooth in speech.
27099 honey-stalk HON'EY-STALK, n. Clover-flower.
27100 honey-stone HON'EY-STONE, n. [See Mellite.]
27101 honey-suckle HON'EY-SUCKLE, n. A genus of plants, the Lonicera, of many species, one of which is called ...
27102 honey-sweet HON'EY-SWEET, a. Sweet as honey.
27103 honey-tongued HON'EY-TONGUED, a. Using soft speech.
27104 honey-wort HON'EY-WORT, n. A plant of the genus Cerinthe.
27086 honey HON'EY, n. hun'y.1. A sweet vegetable juice, collected by bees from the flowers of plants, and ...
27105 honeyed HON'EYED, a. Covered with honey.1. Sweet; as honeyed words.
27106 honeyless HON'EYLESS, a. Destitute of honey.
27107 honied HON'IED, a. [See Honeyed.]
27108 honor HON'OR, n. on'or. [L. honor, honos.]1. The esteem due or paid to worth; high estimation. A ...
27109 honorable HON'ORABLE, a. [L. honorabilis.]1. Holding a distinguished rank in society; illustrious or noble. ...
27110 honorableness HON'ORABLENESS, n. The state of being honorable; eminence; distinction.1. Conformity to the ...
27111 honorably HON'ORABLY, adv. With tokens of honor or respect. The man was honorably received at court.1. ...
27112 honorary HON'ORARY, a. Conferring honor, or intended merely to confer honor; as an honorary degree; an ...
27113 honored HON'ORED, pp. Respected; revered; reverenced; elevated to rank or office; dignified; exalted; ...
27114 honorer HON'ORER, n. One that honors; one that reveres, reverences or regards with respect.1. One who ...
27115 honoring HON'ORING, ppr. Respecting highly; reverencing; exalting; dignifying; conferring marks of esteem; ...
27116 honorless HON'ORLESS, a. Destitute of honor; not honored.
27118 hood-wink HOOD'-WINK, v.t. [hood and wink.] To blind by covering the eyes. We will blind and hood-wink ...
27117 hood HOOD. [L. fraternitas.]HOOD, n.1. A covering for the head used by females, and deeper than a ...
27119 hooded HOOD'ED, pp. Covered with a hood; blinded.
27120 hoodman HOOD'MAN, blind, n. A play in which a person blinded is to catch another and tell his name; ...
27122 hoof-bound HOOF'-BOUND, a. A horse is said to be hoof-bound when he has a pain in the fore-feet, occasioned ...
27121 hoof HOOF, n.1. The horny substance that covers or terminates the feet of certain animals, as horses, ...
27123 hoofed HOOF'ED, a. Furnished with of hoofs. Of all the hoofed quadrupeds,the horse is the most beautiful.
27124 hook HOOK, n. 1. A piece of iron or other metal bent into a curve for catching, holding and sustaining ...
27125 hooked HOOK'ED, a. Bent into the form of a hook; curvated. The claws of a beast are hooked.1. Bent; ...
27126 hookedness HOOK'EDNESS, n. A state of being bent like a hook.
27127 hooking HOOK'ING, ppr. Catching with a hook; fastening with a hook.
27128 hooknosed HOOK'NOSED, a. Having a curvated or aquiline nose.
27129 hooky HOOK'Y, a. Full of hooks; pertaining to hooks.
27130 hoop HOOP, n. A band of wood or metal used to confine the staves of casks,tubs, &c. or for other ...
27131 hooper HOOP'ER, n. One who hoops casks or tubs; a cooper.
27133 hooping-cough HOOP'ING-COUGH, n. A cough in which the patient hoops or whoops,with a deep inspiration of breath.
27132 hooping HOOP'ING, ppr. Fastening with hoops.HOOP'ING, ppr. Crying out; shouting.
27134 hoopoe HOOP'OE
27135 hoopoo HOOP'OO, n. [L. upupa, epops.] A bird of the genus Upupa, whose head is adorned with a beautiful ...
27136 hoora HOOR`A
27137 hooraw HOORAW', exclam. A shout of joy or exultation. [This is the genuine English word, for which we ...
27138 hoot HOOT, v.i.1. To cry out or shout in contempt. Matrons and girls shall hoot at thee no more.2. To ...
27139 hooting HOOT'ING, n. A shouting; clamor.
27140 hop HOP, n. The fruit of the dog-rose, or wild brier.
27141 hopbind HOP'BIND, n. The stalk or vine on which hops grow.
27142 hope HOPE, n. [L. cupio.]1. A desire of some good, accompanied with at least a slight expectation of ...
27143 hoped HO'PED, pp. Desired with expectation.
27144 hopeful HO'PEFUL, a. Having qualities which excite hope; promising or giving ground to expect good or ...
27145 hopefully HO'PEFULLY, adv. In a manner to raise hope; in a way promising good. He prosecutes his scheme ...
27146 hopefulness HO'PEFULNESS, n. Promise of good; ground to expect what is desirable.
27147 hopeless HO'PELESS, a. Destitute of hope; having no expectation of that which is desirable; despairing. I ...
27148 hopelessly HO'PELESSLY, adv. Without hope.
27149 hopelessness HO'PELESSNESS, n. A state of being desperate, or affording no hope.
27150 hoper HO'PER, n. One that hopes.
27151 hoping HO'PING, ppr. Having hope; indulging desire of good with the expectation of obtaining it, or a ...
27152 hopingly HO'PINGLY, adv. With hope or desire of good, and expectation of obtaining it.
27153 hoplite HOP'LITE, n. [Gr. a weapon.] In ancient Greece, a heavy-armed soldier.
27154 hopoast HOP'OAST, n. In Kent, a kiln for drying hops.
27155 hopper HOP'PER, n. [See Hop.] One who hops, or leaps on one leg.1. Properly, a wooden trough through ...
27156 hoppers HOP'PERS, n. A play in which persons hop or leap on one leg.
27157 hopping HOP'PING, ppr. Leaping on one leg; dancing.HOP'PING, n. A dancing; a meeting for dancing.
27158 hopple HOP'PLE, v.t. To tie the feet near together to prevent leaping; as, to hopple an unruly horse.
27159 hoppole HOP'POLE, n. A pole used to support hops.
27160 hopvine HOP'VINE, n. The stalk of hops.
27161 horal HO'RAL, a. [L. hora, an hour. See Hour.]Relating to an hour, or to hours.
27162 horally HO'RALLY, adv. Hourly. [Not in use.]
27163 horary HO'RARY, a. [L. horarius; L. hora hour.]1. Pertaining to an hour; noting the hours; as the horary ...
27164 hord HORD
27165 horde HORDE, n. A company of wandering people dwelling in tents or wagons, and migrating from place to ...
27166 hore HORE, n. A woman, married or single, who indulges unlawful sexual intercourse; also, a prostitute; ...
27167 horedom HO'REDOM, n. The practice of unlawful sexual commerce; habitual or customary lewdness of males or ...
27168 horehound HO'REHOUND, n. The name of several plants of different genera. The common horehound is the ...
27169 horemaster HO'REMASTER
27170 horemonger HO'REMONGER, n. A man who is addicted to lewdness, or frequently indulges in unlawful sexual ...
27171 horeson HO'RESON, n. [hore and son.] A bastard; the son of a hore; a term of reproach or ...
27172 horish HO'RISH, a. Lewd, unchaste; loose; given to unlawful sexual intercourse; applied to females only.
27173 horishly HO'RISHLY, adv. Lewdly; unchastely.
27174 horizon HOR'IZON, n. [Gr. to bound, a limit.] The line that terminates the view, when extended on the ...
27175 horizontal HORIZON'TAL, a. Pertaining to the horizon, or relating to it.1. Parallel to the horizon; on a ...
27176 horizontality HORIZONTAL'ITY, n. The state of being horizontal.
27177 horizontally HORIZON'TALLY, adv. In a direction parallel to the horizon; on a level; as a ball carried ...
27178 horn HORN, n. [L. cornu]1. A hard substance growing on the heads of certain animals, and particularly ...
27179 hornbeak HORN'BEAK, n. A fish. [See Hornfish.]
27180 hornbeam HORN'BEAM, n. [See Beam.] A genus of trees, the Carpinus, so named from the hardness of the wood.
27181 hornbill HORN'BILL, n. A fowl of the genus Buceros,which has a flat bony forehead with two horns; a native ...
27182 hornblend HORN'BLEND, n. A mineral of several varieties, called by Hauy amphibole. It is sometimes in ...
27183 hornblower HORNBLOWER, n. One that blows a horn.
27184 hornbook HORN'BOOK, n. The first book of children, or that in which they learn their letters and rudiments; ...
27185 horned HORN'ED, a. Furnished with horns; as horned cattle.1. Shaped like a crescent, or the new moon.
27186 hornedness HORN'EDNESS, n. The appearance of horns.
27187 horner HORN'ER, n. One who works or deals in horns.1. One who winds or blows the horn.
27188 hornet HORN'ET, n. An insect of the genus Vespa or wasp, the Vespa crabro. It is much larger and ...
27189 hornfish HORN'FISH, n. The garfish or sea-needle, of the genus Esox.
27190 hornfoot HORN'FOOT, a. Having a hoof; hoofed.
27191 hornify HORN'IFY, v.t. To bestow horns upon. [Not used or vulgar.]
27192 horning HORN'ING, n. Appearance of the moon when increasing, or in the form of a crescent.
27193 hornish HORN'ISH, a. Somewhat like horn; hard.
27194 hornless HORN'LESS, a. Having no horns.
27195 hornmercury HORN'MERCURY, n. Muriate of mercury.
27196 hornowl HORN'OWL, n. A species of owl, so called from two tufts of feathers on its head like horns.
27197 hornpipe HORN'PIPE, n. An instrument of music in Wales, consisting of a wooden pipe with horns at the ends; ...
27198 hornshavings HORN'SHAVINGS, n. Scrapings or raspings of the horns of deer.
27199 hornsilver HORN'SILVER, n. Muriate of silver, or chlorid of silver.
27200 hornslate HORN'SLATE, n. A gray siliceous stone.
27201 hornspoon HORN'SPOON, n. A spoon made of horn.
27202 hornstone HORN'STONE, n. A siliceous stone, a subspecies of quartz. It is divided by Jameson into splintery, ...
27203 hornwork HORN'WORK, n. In fortification, an outwork composed of two demi-bastions joined by a curtain.
27204 horny HORN'Y, a. Consisting of horn or horns.1. Resembling horn.2. Hard; callous.
27205 horography HOROG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. hour, and to write.]1. An account of hours.2. The art of constructing dials.
27206 horologe HO'ROLOGE, n. [L. horologium; Gr. hour, and to tell.]An instrument that indicates the hour of the ...
27207 horological HOROLOG'ICAL, a. Pertaining to the horologe, or to horology.
27208 horologiographic HOROLOGIOGRAPH'IC, a. Pertaining to the art of dialling.
27209 horologiography HOROLOGIOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. hour, discourse, and to describe.]An account of instruments that show the ...
27210 horology HOROL'OGY, n. [Gr. hour, and to indicate. See Horologe.]The art of constructing machines for ...
27211 horometrical HOROMET'RICAL, a. [from horometry.] Belonging to horometry, or to the measurement of time by hours ...
27212 horometry HOROM'ETRY, n. [Gr. hour, and measure.]The art or practice of measuring time by hours and ...
27213 horoscope HOR'OSCOPE, n. [Gr. hour, and to view or consider.]1. In astrology, a scheme or figure of the ...
27214 horoscopy HOROS'COPY, n. The art or practice of predicting future events by the disposition of the stars and ...
27215 horrent HOR'RENT, a. [L. horrens. See Horror.] Bristled; standing erect as bristles; pointing outward. ...
27216 horrible HOR'RIBLE, a. [L. horribilis. See Horror.] Exciting or tending to excite horror; dreadful; ...
27217 horribleness HOR'RIBLENESS, n. The state or qualities that may excite horror; dreadfulness; terribleness; ...
27218 horribly HOR'RIBLY, adv. In a manner to excite horror; dreadfully; terribly; as horribly loud; horribly ...
27219 horrid HOR'RID, a. [L. horridus. See Horror.]1. That does or may excite horror; dreadful; hideous; ...
27220 horridly HOR'RIDLY, adv. In a manner to excite horror; dreadfully; shockingly.
27221 horridness HOR'RIDNESS, n. The qualities that do or may excite horror; hideousness; enormity.
27222 horrific HORRIF'IC, a. [L. horrificus.] Causing horror.
27223 horrisonous HORRIS'ONOUS, a. [L. horrisonus; horreo, to shake, and sonus, sound.] Sounding dreadfully; ...
27224 horror HOR'ROR, n. [L. from horreo, to shake or shiver, or to set up the bristles,to be rough.]1. A ...
27226 horse-chestnut HORSE-CHESTNUT, n. A large nut,the fruit of a species of Aesculus; or the tree that produces it. ...
27227 horse-cucumber HORSE-CU'CUMBER, n. A large green cucumber.
27228 horse-emmet HORSE-EMMET, n. A species of large ant.
27229 horse-keeper HORSE-KEEPER, n. One who keeps or takes care of horses.
27230 horse-mill HORSE-MILL, a. A mill turned by a horse.
27231 horse-mint HORSE-MINT, n. A species of large mint.
27232 horse-muscle HORSE-MUSCLE, n. A large muscle or shell-fish.
27225 horse HORSE, n. hors.1. A species of quadrupeds of the genus Equus, having six erect and parallel ...
27233 horseback HORSEBACK, n. hors'back. The state of being on a horse; the posture of riding on a horse. I saw ...
27234 horsebean HORSEBEAN, n. A small bean usually given to horses.
27235 horseblock HORSEBLOCK, n. A block or state that assists persons in mounting and dismounting from a horse.
27236 horseboat HORSEBOAT, n. A boat used in conveying horses over a river or other water.1. A boat moved by ...
27237 horseboy HORSEBOY, n. A boy employed in dressing and tending horses; a stable boy.
27238 horsebreaker HORSEBREAKER, n. One whose employment is to break horses, or to teach them to draw or carry.
27239 horsecloth HORSECLOTH, n. A cloth to cover a horse.
27240 horsecourser HORSECOURSER, n. One that runs horses,or keeps horses for the race.1. A dealer in horses.
27241 horsecrab HORSECRAB, n. A crustaceous fish.
27242 horsedealer HORSEDEALER, n. One who buys and sells horses.
27243 horsedrench HORSEDRENCH, n. A dose of physic for a horse.
27244 horsedung HORSEDUNG, n. The dung of horses.
27245 horsefaced HORSEFACED, a. Having a long coarse face; ugly.
27246 horseflesh HORSEFLESH, n. The flesh of a horse.
27247 horsefly HORSEFLY, n. A large fly that stings horses.
27248 horsefoot HORSEFOOT, n. A plant, called also coltsfoot.
27249 horseguards HORSEGUARDS, n. A body of cavalry for guards.
27250 horsehair HORSEHAIR, n. The hair of horses.
27251 horsehoe HORSEHOE, v.t. To hoe or clean a field by means of horses.
27252 horseknave HORSEKNAVE, n. A groom.
27253 horselaugh HORSELAUGH, n. A loud, boisterous laugh.
27254 horseleech HORSELEECH, n. A large leech. [See Leech.]1. A farrier.
27255 horselitter HORSELITTER, n. A carriage hung on poles which are borne by and between two horses.
27256 horseload HORSELOAD, n. A load for a horse.
27257 horseman HORSEMAN, n. A rider on horseback.1. A man skilled in riding.2. A soldier who serves on ...
27258 horsemanship HORSEMANSHIP, n. The act of riding, and of training and managing horses.
27259 horsemarten HORSEMARTEN, n. A kind of large bee.
27260 horsematch HORSEMATCH, n. A bird.
27261 horsemeat HORSEMEAT, n. Food for horses; provender.
27262 horsepath HORSEPATH, n. A path for horses, as by canals.
27263 horseplay HORSEPLAY, n. Rough, rugged play.
27264 horsepond HORSEPOND, n. A pond for watering horses.
27265 horsepurslane HORSEPURSLANE, n. A plant of the genus Trianthema.
27266 horserace HORSERACE, n. A race by horses; a match of horses in running.
27267 horseracing HORSERACING, n. The practice or act of running horses.
27268 horseradish HORSERADISH, n. A plant of the genus Cochlearia, a species of scurvy grass,having a root of a ...
27270 horseshoe-head HORSESHOE-HEAD, n. A disease of infants, in which the sutures of the skull are too open; opposed ...
27271 horseshoe-vetch HORSESHOE-VETCH, n. A plant of the genus Hippocrepis.
27269 horseshoe HORSESHOE, n. A shoe for horses, consisting of a plate of iron of a circular form.
27272 horsestealer HORSESTEALER
27273 horsetail HORSETAIL, n. A plant of the genus Equisetum. The shrubby horsetail is of the genus Ephedra.
27274 horsethief HORSETHIEF, n. A stealer of horses.
27275 horsetongue HORSETONGUE, n. A plant of the genus Ruscus.
27276 horsevetch HORSEVETCH
27277 horseway HORSEWAY, n. A way or road in which horses may travel.
27278 horsewhip HORSEWHIP, n. A whip for driving or striking horses.
27279 horseworm HORSEWORM, n. A worm that infests horses; a bott.
27280 hortation HORTA'TION, n. [L. hortatio, from hortor, to exhort.]The act of exhorting, or giving advice; ...
27281 hortative HOR'TATIVE, a. Giving exhortation, advisory.HOR'TATIVE, n. Exhortation; a precept given to incite ...
27282 hortatory HOR'TATORY, a. Encouraging; inciting; giving advice; as a hortatory speech.
27283 hortensial HORTEN'SIAL, a. [L. hortensis.] Fit for a garden. [Not used.]
27284 horticultor HOR'TICULTOR, n. [L. hortus, a garden, and cultor, a tiller.]One who cultivates a garden.
27285 horticultural HORTICUL'TURAL, a. Pertaining to the culture of gardens.
27286 horticulture HOR'TICULTURE, n. [L. hortus, garden, and cultura, culture, from colo, to till.] The cultivation ...
27287 horticulturist HORTICUL'TURIST, n. One who is skilled in the art of cultivating gardens.
27288 hortulan HOR'TULAN, a. [L. hortulanus.] Belonging to a garden; as a hortulan calendar.
27289 hortussiccus HORTUSSICCUS, n. [L.] Literally, a dry garden; an appellation given to a collection of specimens ...
27290 hortyard HORT'YARD, n. An orchard, which see.
27291 hosanna HOSAN'NA, n. s as z. [Heb. save, I beseech you.]An exclamation of praise to God, or an invocation ...
27292 hose HOSE, n. plu. hosen or hose; pron. hoze, ho'zn.1. Breeches or trowsers.2. Stockings; coverings ...
27293 hosewhip HOSEWHIP, v.t. To lash; to strike with a horsewhip.
27294 hosier HO'SIER, n. ho'zhur. One who deals in stockings and socks, &c.
27295 hosiery HO'SIERY, n. ho'zhury. Stockings in general; socks.
27296 hospitable HOS'PITABLE, a. [L. hospitalis, from hospes, a guest.]1. Receiving and entertaining strangers,with ...
27297 hospitably HOS'PITABLY, adv. With kindness to strangers or guests; with generous and liberal entertainment.
27298 hospitage HOS'PITAGE, n. Hospitality.
27299 hospital HOS'PITAL, n. [L. hospitalis, supra.]1. A building appropriated for the reception of sick,infirm ...
27300 hospitality HOSPITAL'ITY, n. [L. hospitalitas.] The act or practice of receiving and entertaining strangers or ...
27301 hospitaller HOS'PITALLER, n. [from hospital.] Properly, one residing in a hospital for the purpose of ...
27302 hospitate HOS'PITATE, v.i. [L. hospitor.] To reside or lodge under the roof of another. [Not ...
27303 host HOST, n. [L.hostis, a stranger, an enemy, probably of the same family. See Hospitable.]1. One who ...
27304 hostage HOS'TAGE, n. A person delivered to an enemy or hostile power, as a pledge to secure the ...
27305 hostel HOSTEL, HOSTELLER. [See Hotel.]
27306 hosteller HOSTEL, HOSTELLER. [See Hotel.]
27308 hostess-ship HOSTESS-SHIP, n. The character or business of a hostess.
27307 hostess HOSTESS, n. A female host; a woman who entertains guests at her house.1. A woman who keeps an ...
27309 hostile HOS'TILE, a. [L. hostilis, from hostis, an enemy, that is, a foreigner.]1. Belonging to a public ...
27310 hostilely HOS'TILELY, adv. In a hostile manner.
27311 hostility HOSTIL'ITY, n. [L. hostilitas, from hostis, an enemy.]1. The state of war between nations or ...
27312 hostilize HOS'TILIZE, v.t. To make an enemy. [Little used.]
27313 hosting HOSTING, n. [from host, an army.] An encounter; a battle. [Little used.]1. A muster or review.
27314 hostler HOS'TLER, n. hos'ler. The person who has the care of horses at an inn.
27315 hostless HOSTLESS, a. Inhospitable. [Not in use.]
27316 hostry HOSTRY, a. A stable for horses.1. A lodging house.
27317 hot HOT, a.1. Having sensible heat; opposed to cold; as a hot stove or fire; a hot cloth; hot liquors. ...
27318 hotbed HOT'BED, n. In gardening, a bed of earth and horsedung or tanner's bark, covered with glass to ...
27319 hotbrained HOT'BRAINED, a. Ardent in temper; violent; rash; precipitate; as hotbrained youth.
27320 hotch-potch HOTCH-POTCH, n. A mixed mass; a medley of ingredients. [Vulgar.] [See Hotchpot.]
27321 hotchpot HOTCH'POT, n.1. Properly, a mingled mass; a mixture of ingredients.2. In law, a mixing of lands. ...
27322 hotcockles HOT'COCKLES, n. plu. A play in which one covers his eyes, and guesses who strikes him, or his hand ...
27323 hote HOT, HOTE, HOTEN, pp. Called; named.
27324 hotel HOTEL', n.1. A palace.2. An inn; a house for entertaining strangers or travelers. It was ...
27325 hoten HOT, HOTE, HOTEN, pp. Called; named.
27326 hotheaded HOT'HEADED, a. Of ardent passions; vehement; violent; rash.
27327 hothouse HOT'HOUSE, n. A house kept warm to shelter tender plants and shrubs from the cold air; a place in ...
27328 hotly HOT'LY, adv. [from hot.] With heat.1. Ardently; vehemently; violently; as a stag hotly pursued.2. ...
27329 hotmouthed HOT'MOUTHED, a. Headstrong; ungovernable. That hotmouthed beast that bears against the curb.
27330 hotness HOT'NESS, n. Sensible heat beyond a moderate degree or warmth.1. Violence; vehemence; fury.
27331 hotspur HOT'SPUR, n. [hot and spur.] A man violent, passionate, heady, rash or precipitate.1. A kind of ...
27332 hotspurred HOT'SPURRED, a. Vehement; rash; heady; headstrong.
27334 hottentot-cherry HOTTENTOT-CHERRY, n. A plant. [See Cherry.]
27333 hottentot HOT'TENTOT, n. A native of the southern extremity of Africa.1. A savage brutal man.
27335 hough HOUGH, n. hok.1. The lower part of the thigh; the ham; the joint of the hind leg of a beast that ...
27336 houlet HOUL'ET, n. An owl. [See Howlet.]
27337 hoult HOULT, n. [See Holt.]
27338 hound HOUND, n. [L. canis.] A generic name of the dog; but in English it is confined to a particular ...
27339 houndfish HOUND'FISH, n. A fish, called also Galeus laevis, with a long round body, and ash-colored sides ...
27340 hounds HOUNDS, n. In seamen's language, the projecting parts of the head of a mast.
27341 houndtree HOUND'TREE, n. A kind of tree.
27342 houp HOUP. [See Hoopoo.]
27343 hour HOUR, n. our. [L. hora; also L. tempestivus, from tempus. See Time. But hour, hora, afterward ...
27344 hourglass HOUR'GLASS, n. our'glass. A chronometer that measures the flux of time by the running of sand from ...
27345 hourhand HOUR'HAND, n. The hand or pointed pin which shows the hour on a chronometer.
27346 houri HOU'RI, n. Among Mohammedans, a nymph of paradise.
27347 hourly HOUR'LY, a. our'ly. Happening or done every hour; occurring hour by hour; frequent; often ...
27348 hourplate HOUR'PLATE, n. our'plate. The plate of a clock or other time-piece on which the hours are marked; ...
27349 housage HOUS'AGE, n. [from house.] A fee for keeping goods in a house.
27351 house-breaker HOUSE-BREAK'ER, n. house'-breaker. One who breaks, opens and enters a house by day with a felonious ...
27352 house-breaking HOUSE-BREAKING, n. hous'-breaking. The breaking, or opening and entering of a house by daylight, ...
27353 house-wright HOUSE-WRIGHT, n. hous'wright. An architect who builds houses.
27350 house HOUSE, n. hous. [L. casa; Heb. to put on, to cover.]1. In a general sense, a building or shed ...
27354 houseboat HOUSEBOAT, n. hous'boat. A covered boat.
27355 housebote HOUSEBOTE, n. hous'bote. 1. In law, a sufficient allowance of wood to repair the house and ...
27356 housed HOUS'ED, pp. s as z. Put under cover; sheltered.
27357 housedog HOUSEDOG, n. hous'dog. A dog kept to guard the house.
27359 household-stuff HOUSEHOLD-STUFF, n. hous'hold-stuff. The furniture of a house; the vessels, utensils and goods of ...
27358 household HOUSEHOLD, n. hous'hold. Those who dwell under the same roof and compose a family; those who ...
27360 householder HOUSEHOLDER, n. hous'holder. The master or chief of a family; one who keeps house with his family. ...
27361 housekeeper HOUSEKEEPER, n. hous'keeper. One who occupies a house with his family; a man or woman who maintains ...
27362 housekeeping HOUSEKEEPING, a. hous'keeping. Domestic; used in a family; as housekeeping commodities. [Little ...
27363 housel HOUS'EL, n. houz'l. The eucharist; the sacred bread.HOUS'EL, v.t. To give or receive the ...
27364 houselamb HOUSELAMB, n. hous'lamb. A lamb kept in a house for fatting.
27365 houseleek HOUSELEEK, n. hous'leek. [See Leek.] A plant of the genus Sempervivum, which is found on the tops ...
27366 houseless HOUSELESS, n. hous'less. Destitute of a house or habitation; as the houseless child of want.1. ...
27367 houseline HOUSELINE
27368 housemaid HOUSEMAID, n. hous'maid. A female servant employed to keep a house clean, &c.
27369 housepigeon HOUSEPIGEON, n. A tame pigeon.
27370 houseraiser HOUSERAISER, n. One who erects a house.
27371 houseroom HOUSEROOM, n. hous'room. Room or place in a house.
27372 housesnail HOUSESNAIL, n. A particular kind of snail.
27373 housewarming HOUSEWARMING, n. hous'warming. A feast or merry making at the time a family enters a new house.
27374 housewife HOUSEWIFE, n. hous'wife. [house and wife; contracted into huswife,hussy.] The mistress of a ...
27375 housewifely HOUSEWIFELY, a. hous'wifely. Pertaining to the mistress of a family.1. Taken from housewifery, or ...
27376 housewifery HOUSEWIFERY, n. hous'wifery. The business of the mistress of a family; female business in the ...
27377 housing HOUS'ING , n. Among seamen, a small line formed of three strands, smaller than rope-yard, used for ...
27378 housling HOUS'LING, a. [See Housel.] Sacramental; as housling fire, used in the sacrament of marriage.
27379 houss HOUSS, a covering. [See Housing.]
27380 hove HOVE, pret. of heave.
27381 hovel HOV'EL, n. A shed; a cottage; a mean house.HOV'EL, v.t. To put in a hovel; to shelter.
27382 hoven HOVEN, pp. of heave.
27384 hover-ground HOV'ER-GROUND, n. Light ground.
27383 hover HOV'ER, v.i.1. To flap the wings, as a fowl; to hang over or about, fluttering or flapping the ...
27385 hovering HOV'ERING, ppr. Flapping the wings; hanging over or around; moving with short irregular flights.
27386 how HOW, adv. In what manner. I know not how to answer. How can a man be born when he is old? How can ...
27387 howbeit HOWBE'IT, adv. [how, be, and it.] Be it as it may; nevertheless; notwithstanding; yet; but; ...
27388 howdy HOW'DY, n. A midwife. [Local.]
27389 however HOWEV'ER, adv. [how and ever.] In whatever manner or degree; as, however good or bad style may ...
27390 howitz HOW'ITZ
27391 howitzer HOW'ITZER, n. A kind of mortar or short gun, mounted on a field carriage, and used for throwing ...
27392 howker HOW'KER, n. A Dutch vessel with two masts, a main and a mizen-mast; also, a fishing boat with one ...
27393 howl HOWL, v.i. [L. ululo.]1. To cry as a dog or wolf; to utter a particular kind of loud, protracted ...
27394 howlet HOWL'ET, n. A fowl of the owl kind, which utters a mournful cry. It is as large as a pullet.
27395 howling HOWL'ING, ppr. Uttering the cry of a dog or wolf; uttering a loud cry of distress.HOWL'ING, a. ...
27396 howsoever HOWSOEV'ER, adv. [how, so, and ever.]1. In what manner soever.2. Although.[For this word, however ...
27397 hox HOX, v.t. To hough; to hamstring. [Not used. See Hough.]
27398 hoy HOY, n. A small vessel, usually rigged as a sloop, and employed in conveying passengers and goods ...
27399 hub HUB, n. The nave of a wheel; a solid piece of timber in which the spokes are inserted.
27400 hubbub HUB'BUB, n. A great noise of many confused voices; a tumult; uproar; riot.
27401 huck HUCK, v.i. To haggle in trading. [Not in use.]HUCK, n. The name of a German river-trout.
27402 huckaback HUCK'ABACK, n. A kind of linen with raised figures on it.
27403 huckle HUCK'LE, n. [infra.] The hip, that is, a bunch.
27404 hucklebacked HUCK'LEBACKED, a. Having round shoulders.
27405 hucklebone HUCK'LEBONE, n. The hip bone.
27406 huckster HUCK'STER, n. 1. A retailer of small articles, of provisions, nuts, &c.2. A mean trickish ...
27407 hucksteress HUCK'STERESS, n. A female peddlar.
27408 hud HUD, n. The shell or hull of a hut.
27409 huddle HUD'DLE, v.i.1. To crowd; to press together promiscuously, without order or regularity. We say of ...
27410 huddled HUD'DLED, pp. Crowded together without order.
27411 huddling HUD'DLING, ppr. Crowding or throwing together in disorder; putting on carelessly.
27412 hue HUE, n. Color; dye. Flow'rs of all hue.HUE, in the phrase hue and cry, signifies a shouting or ...
27413 huer HU'ER, n. One whose business is to cry out or give an alarm. [Not in use.]
27414 huff HUFF, n.1. A swell of sudden anger or arrogance. A Spaniard was wonderfully upon the huff about ...
27415 huffed HUFF'ED, pp. Swelled; puffed up.
27416 huffer HUFF'ER, n. A bully; a swaggerer; a blusterer.
27417 huffiness HUFF'INESS, n. Petulance; the state of being puffed up.
27418 huffing HUFF'ING, ppr. Swelling; puffing up; blustering.
27419 huffish HUFF'ISH, a. Arrogant; insolent; hectoring.
27420 huffishly HUFF'ISHLY, adv. With arrogance or blustering.
27421 huffishness HUFF'ISHNESS, n. Arrogance; petulance; noisy bluster.
27422 huffy HUFF'Y, a. Swelled or swelling; petulant.
27423 hug HUG, v.t.1. To press close in an embrace. --And hugged me in his arms.2. To embrace closely; to ...
27424 huge HUGE, a.1. Very large or great; enormous; applied to bulk or size; as a huge mountain; a huge ...
27425 hugely HU'GELY, adv. Very greatly; enormously; immensely. Doth it not flow as hugely as the sea?
27426 hugeness HU'GENESS, n. Enormous bulk or largeness; as the hugeness of a mountain or of an elephant.
27427 hugger-mugger HUG'GER-MUGGER, n. [Hugger contains the elements of hug and hedge, and mugger, those of smoke.]In ...
27428 huguenot HU'GUENOT, n. A name formerly given to a protestant in France.
27429 huguenotism HU'GUENOTISM, n. The religion of the Huguenots in France.
27430 hugy HU'GY, a. [from huge.] Vast in size. [Not used.]
27431 huisher HUISH'ER, n. An usher. [See Usher.]
27432 huke HUKE, n. A cloke; a hyke.
27433 hulch HULCH, n. A bunch. [Not used.]
27434 hulchis HULCH'IS, a. Swelling; gibbous. [Not used.]
27435 hulk HULK, n. 1. The body of a ship, or decked vessel of any kind; but the word is applied only to the ...
27436 hulky HULK'Y, a. Bulky; unwieldy. [Not used.]
27437 hull HULL, n.1. The outer covering of any thing, particularly of a nut or of grain. Johnson says, the ...
27438 hully HULL'Y, a. Having husks or pods; siliquous.
27439 hulotheism HU'LOTHEISM, n. [Gr. matter, and God.] The doctrine or belief that matter is God, or that there is ...
27440 hulver HUL'VER, n. Holly, a tree.
27441 hum HUM, v.i. To utter the sound of bees; to buzz.1. To make an inarticulate buzzing sound. The ...
27442 human HU'MAN, a. [L. humanus; Heb. form, species.]1. Belonging to man or mankind; pertaining or relating ...
27443 humanate HU'MANATE, a. Endued with humanity.
27444 humane HUMA'NE, a. [supra.] Having the feelings and dispositions proper to man; having tenderness, ...
27445 humanely HUMA'NELY, adv. With kindness, tenderness or compassion; as, the prisoners were treated ...
27446 humaneness HUMA'NENESS, n. Tenderness.
27447 humanist HU'MANIST, n. A professor of grammar and rhetoric; a philologist; a term used in the universities ...
27448 humanity HUMAN'ITY, n. [L. humanitas.]1. The peculiar nature of man, by which he is distinguished from ...
27449 humanization HUMANIZA'TION, n. The act of humanizing.
27450 humanize HU'MANIZE, v.t. To soften; to render humane; to subdue dispositions to cruelty, and render ...
27451 humanized HU'MANIZED, pp. softened; rendered humane.
27452 humanizing HU'MANIZING, ppr. Softening; subduing cruel dispositions.
27453 humankind HU'MANKIND, n. The race of man; mankind; the human species.
27454 humanly HU'MANLY, adv. After the manner of men; according to the opinions or knowledge of men. The ...
27455 humation HUMA'TION, n. Interment. [Not used.]
27456 humbird HUM'BIRD
27457 humble HUM'BLE, a. [L. humilis.]1. Low; opposed to high or lofty. Thy humble nest built on the ground.2. ...
27458 humblebee HUM'BLEBEE, n. [L. bombus, a buzzing.]A bee of a large species, that draws its food chiefly from ...
27459 humbled HUM'BLED, pp. Made low; abased; rendered meek and submissive; penitent.
27460 humblemouthed HUM'BLEMOUTHED, a. Mild; meek; modest.
27461 humbleness HUM'BLENESS, n. The state of being humble or low; humility; meekness.
27462 humbleplant HUM'BLEPLANT, n. A species of sensitive plant.
27463 humbler HUM'BLER, n. He or that which humbles; he that reduces pride or mortifies.
27464 humbles HUM'BLES
27465 humbly HUM'BLY, adv. In a humble manner; with modest submissiveness; with humility. Hope humbly the, with ...
27466 humboldite HUM'BOLDITE, n. [from Humbold.] A rare mineral recently described, occurring in small ...
27467 humbug HUM'BUG, n. An imposition.
27468 humdrum HUM'DRUM, a. Dull; stupid.HUM'DRUM, n. A stupid fellow; a drone.
27469 humect HUMECT'
27470 humectate HUMEC'TATE, v.t. [L. humecto, from humeo, to be moist.]To moisten; to wet; to water. [Little ...
27471 humectation HUMECTA'TION, n. The act of moistening, wetting or watering. [Little used.]
27472 humective HUMEC'TIVE, a. Having the power to moisten.
27473 humeral HU'MERAL, a. [L. humerus, the shoulder.Belonging to the shoulder; as the humeral artery.
27474 humhum HUM'HUM, n. A kind of plain, coarse India cloth, made of cotton.
27475 humicubation HUMICUBA'TION, n. [L. humus, the ground, and cubo, to lie.]A lying on the ground. [Little used.]
27476 humid HU'MID, a. [L.humidus, from humeo, to be moist.]1. Moist; damp; containing sensible moisture; as ...
27477 humidity HUMID'ITY, n. Moisture; dampness; a moderate degree of wetness which is perceptible to the eye or ...
27478 humidness HU'MIDNESS, n. Humidity.
27479 humiliate HUMIL'IATE, v.t. [L. humilio.] To humble; to lower in condition; to depress; as humiliated slaves.
27480 humiliated HUMIL'IATED, pp. Humbled; depressed; degraded.
27481 humiliating HUMIL'IATING, ppr. Humbling; depressing.1. Abating pride; reducing self-confidence; mortifying.
27482 humiliation HUMILIA'TION, n. The act of humbling; the state of being humbled.1. Descent from an elevated ...
27483 humility HUMIL'ITY, n. [L. humilitas.]1. In ethics, freedom from pride and arrogance; humbleness of mind; a ...