||H, is the eighth letter of the English Alphabet. It is properly the representative of the Chaldee, ...
||HA, an exclamation, denoting surprise, joy or grief. With the first or long sound of a, it is used ...
||HAAK, n. A fish.Habeas Corpus, [L. have the body.] A writ for delivering a person from false ...
||HAB'ERDASHER, n. A seller of small wares; a word little used or not at all in the U. States.
||HAB'ERDASHERY, n. The goods and wares sold by a haberdasher.
||HAB'ERDINE, n. A dried salt cod.
||HAB'ERGEON, n. A coat of mail or armor to defend the neck and breast. It was formed of little ...
||HAB'ILE, a. Fit; proper. [Not in use.]
||HABIL'IMENT, n. [L. habeo, to have.] A garment; clothing; usually in the plural, habiliments, ...
||HABIL'ITATE, v.t. To qualify. [Not used.]
||HABILITA'TION, n. Qualification. [Not in use.]
||HABILITY. [See Ability.]
||HAB'IT, n. [L. habitus, from habeo,to have to hold. See Have.]1. Garb; dress; clothes or garments ...
||HAB'ITABLE, a. [L. habitabilis, from habito, to dwell.]That may be inhabited or dwelt in; capable ...
||HAB'ITABLENESS, n. Capacity of being inhabited.
||HAB'ITABLY, adv. In such a manner as to habitable.
||HAB'ITANCE, n. Dwelling; abode; residence. [Not now used.]
||HAB'ITANCY, n. Legal settlement or inhabitancy. [See Inhabitancy.]
||HAB'ITANT, n. [L. habitans.] An inhabitant; a dweller; a resident; one who has a permanent abode ...
||HAB'ITAT, n. Habitation.
||HABITA'TION, n. [L. habitatio, from habito, to dwell, from habeo, to hold, or as we say in ...
||HAB'ITATOR, n. [L.] A dweller; an inhabitant. [Not used.]
||HAB'ITED, a. Clothed; dressed. He was habited like a shepherd.1. Accustomed. [Not usual.]
||HABIT'UAL, a. Formed or acquired by habit, frequent use or custom.Art is properly an habitual ...
||HABIT'UALLY, adv. By habit; customarily; by frequent practice or use; as habitually profane; ...
||HABIT'UATE, v.t.1. To accustom; to make familiar by frequent use or practice. Men may habituate ...
||HABIT'UATED, pp. Accustomed; made familiar by use.
||HABIT'UATING, ppr. Accustoming; making easy and familiar by practice.
||HAB'ITUDE, n. [L. habitudo, from habitus.]1. Relation; respect; state with regard to something ...
||HAB'NAB, adv. [hap ne hap, let it happen or not.]At random; by chance; without order or rule.
||HACK, v.t.1. To cut irregularly and into small pieces; to notch; to mangle by repeated strokes of ...
||HACK'ED, pp. Chopped; mangled.
||HACK'ING, ppr. Chopping into small pieces; mangling; mauling.
||HACK'LE, v.t. 1. To comb flax or hemp; to separate the coarse part of these substances from the ...
||HACK'LY, a. [from hack.] Rough; broken as if hacked.In mineralogy, having fine,short,and sharp ...
||HACK'MATACK, n. The popular name of the red larch, the Pinus microcarpa.
||HACK'NEY-COACH. [See Hackney.]
||HACKNEY-COACHMAN, n. A man who drives a hackney-coach.
||HACK'NEY, n.1. A pad; a nag; a pony.2. A horse kept for hire; a horse much used.3. A coach or ...
||HACK'NEYED, pp. Used much or in common.1. Practiced; accustomed. He is long hackneyed in the ways ...
||HACK'NEYING, ppr. Using much; accustoming.
||HACK'NEYMAN, n. A man who lets horses and carriages for hire.
||HACK'STER, n. A bully; a ruffian or assassin.
||HAC'QUETON, n. A stuffed jacket formerly worn under armor, sometimes made of leather. [Not used.]
||HAD, pret. and pp. of have; contracted from Sax.haefd, that is, haved; as, I had; I have had. In ...
||HAD'DER, n. Heath. [Not in use. See Heath.]
||HAD'DOCK, n. A fish of the genus Gadus or cod, and order of Jugulars. It has a long body, the ...
||HADE, n. Among miners, the steep descent of a shaft; also, the descent of a hill.In mining, the ...
||H`AFT, n. [L. capio.] A handle; that part of an instrument or vessel which is taken into the ...
||H`AFTER, n. A caviller; a wrangler. [Not in use.]
||HAG, n.1. An ugly old woman; as an old hag of threescore.2. A witch; a sorceress; an ...
||HAG'ARD, a.1. Literally, having a ragged look, as if hacked or gashed. Hence, lean; meager; ...
||HAG'ARDLY, adv. In a hagard or ugly manner; with deformity.
||HAG'BORN, n. Born of a hag or witch.
||HAG'GARD, n. A stack-yard.
||HAG'GESS, n. [from hack.] A mess of meat, generally pork, chopped and inclosed in a membrane.1. ...
||HAG'GLE, v.t. To cut into small pieces; to notch or cut in an unskillful manner; to make rough by ...
||HAG'GLED, pp. Cut irregularly into notches; made rough by cutting; mangled.
||HAG'GLER, n. One who haggles.1. One who cavils, hesitates and makes difficulty in bargaining.
||HAG'GLING, ppr. Hacking; mangling; caviling and hesitating in bargaining.
||HAGIOG'RAPHAL, n. Pertaining to hagiography, which see.
||HAGIOG'RAPHER, n. [See the next word.] A writer of holy or sacred books.
||HAGIOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. holy, and a writing.]Sacred writings. The Jews divide the books of the ...
||HAG'ISH, a. Of the nature of a hag; deformed; ugly; horrid.
||HAG'SHIP, n. The state or title of a hag or witch.
||HAGUEBUT. [See Arquebuse.]
||HAH, an exclamation expressing surprise or effort.
||HAIL, n. Masses of ice or frozen vapor, falling from the clouds in showers or storms. These ...
||HA'ILED, pp. Called to from a distance; accosted.
||HA'ILING, ppr. Saluting; calling to from a distance.1. Pouring down hail.
||HA'ILSHOT, n. Small shot which scatter like hailstones. [Not used.]
||HA'ILSTONE, n. A single mass of ice falling from a cloud.
||HA'ILY, a. Consisting of hail; as haily showers.
||HA'INOUS, a. Properly, hateful; odious. Hence, great, enormous, aggravated; as a hainous sin or ...
||HA'INOUSLY, adv. Hatefully; abominably; enormously.
||HA'INOUSNESS, n. Odiousness; enormity; as the hainousness of theft or robbery of any crime.
||HA'IR-BRAINED. [See Hare-brained.]
||HA'IR-BREADTH, n. [See Breadth.] The diameter or breadth of a hair; a very small distance. ...
||HA'IR-SALT, n. A mixture of the sulphates of magnesia and iron; its taste resembles that of alum.
||HAIR, n.1. A small filament issuing from the skin of an animal, and from a bulbous root. Each ...
||HA'IRBELL, n. A plant, a species of hyacinth.
||HA'IRCLOTH, n. Stuff or cloth made of hair, or in part with hair. In military affairs,pieces of ...
||HA'IRHUNG, a. Hanging by a hair.
||HA'IRINESS, n. [from hairy.] The state of abounding or being covered with hair.
||HA'IRLACE, n. A fillet for tying up the hair of the head.
||HA'IRLESS, a. Destitute of hair; bald; as hairless scalps.
||HA'IRPIN, n. A pin used in dressing the hair.
||HA'IRPOWDER, n. A fine powder of flour for sprinkling the hair of the head.
||HA'IRWORM, n. A genus of worms [vermes,] called Gordius; a filiform animal found in fresh water or ...
||HA'IRY, a. [from hair.] Overgrown with hair; covered with hair; abounding with hair. Esau, my ...
||HAKE, n. A kind of fish, the Gadus merlucius; called by some authors lucius marinus. It was ...
||HAK'OT, n. A fish.
||HAL, in some names, signifies hall.
||HAL'BERD, n. A military weapon, consisting of a pole or shaft of wood, with a head armed with a ...
||HALBERDIE'R, n. One who is armed with a halberd.
||HAL'CYON, n. hal'shon. [L. halcyon; Gr. a king-fisher.]The name anciently given to the ...
||HALCYO'NIAN, a. Halcyon; calm.
||HALE, a. Sound; entire; healthy; robust; not impaired; as a hale body.HALE, n. Welfare. [Not in ...
||H`ALF-BLOODED, a. Mean; degenerate. [Little used.]1. Proceeding from a male and female, each of ...
||H`ALF-BRED, a. Mixed; mongrel; mean.
||H`ALF-CAP, n. A cap not wholly put on.
||H`ALF-DEAD, a. Almost dead; nearly exhausted.
||H`ALF-FACED, a. Showing only part of the face.
||H`ALF-HATCHED, a. Imperfectly hatched; as half-hatched eggs.
||H`ALF-HEARD, a. Imperfectly heard; not heard to the end. And leave half-heard the melancholy tale.
||H`ALF-LEARNED, a. Imperfectly learned.
||H`ALF-LOST, a. Nearly lost.
||H`ALF-MARK, n. A coin; a noble, or 6s.8d. sterling.
||H`ALF-MOON, n. The moon at the quarters, when half its disk appears illuminated.1. Any thing in ...
||H`ALF-PART, n. An equal part.
||H`ALF-PAY, n. Half the amount of wages or salary; as, an officer retires on half-pay.H`ALF-PAY, a. ...
||H`ALF-PENNY-WORTH, n. The value of a half-penny.
||H`ALF-PENNY, n. hap'penny or ha'penny. A copper coin of the value of half a penny; also, the value ...
||H`ALF-PIKE, n. A small pike carried by officers.1. A small pike used in boarding ships.
||H`ALF-PINT, n. The half of a pint, or fourth of a quart.
||H`ALF-READ, a. Superficially informed by reading.
||H`ALF-SCHOLAR, n. One imperfectly learned.Half-seas over, a low expression denoting half drunk.
||H`ALF-SIGHTED, a. Seeing imperfectly; having weak discernment.
||H`ALF-SPHERE, n. Hemisphere.
||H`ALF-STARVED, a. Almost starved.
||H`ALF-STRAINED, a. Half-bred; imperfect.
||H`ALF-SWORD, n. Within half the length of a sword; close fight.
||H`ALF-WAY, adv. In the middle; at half the distance.H`ALF-WAY, a. Equally distant from the ...
||H`ALF-WIT, n. A foolish person; a dolt; a blockhead.
||H`ALF-WITTED, a. Weak in intellect; silly; foolish.
||H`ALF, n. h`af. plu.halves, pron. h`avz.One equal part of a thing which is divided into two parts, ...
||H`ALFBLOOD, n. Relation between persons born of the same father or of the same mother, but not of ...
||H`ALFEN, a. Wanting half its due qualities. [Not used.]
||H`ALFER, n. One that possesses half only.1. A male fallow deer gelded.
||HAL'IBUT, n. A fish of the genus Pleuronectes, and order of Thoracics. This fish has a compressed ...
||HAL'IDOM, n. Adjuration by what is holy.
||HALING. [See Hauling.]
||HALIT'UOUS, a. [L.halitus, breath.] Like breath; vaporous.
||HALL, n. [L. aula; Heb. a tent, a palace.]1. In architecture, a large room at the entrance of a ...
||HALLELU'IAH, n. [Heb. praise ye Jah or Jehovah, to praise,that is, to throw, or raise the voice, ...
||HAL'LIARD, n. [from hale,haul.] A rope or tackle for hoisting or lowering a sail.
||HAL'LIER, n. A particular kind of net for catching birds.
||HAL'LOO, v.i. To cry out; to exclaim with a loud voice; to call to by name, or by the word halloo. ...
||HAL'LOOING, ppr. Crying out; as a noun, a loud outcry.
||HAL'LOW, v.t. [L. calleo, to be able.]1. To make holy; to consecrate; to set apart for holy or ...
||HAL'LOWED, pp. Consecrated to a sacred use, or to religious exercises; treated as sacred; ...
||HAL'LOWING, ppr. Setting apart for sacred purposes; consecrating; devoting to religious exercises; ...
||HAL'LOWMAS,n. [See Mass.] The feast of All Souls.
||HALLUCINA'TION, n. [L.hallucinatio, from hallucinor, to blunder.]1. Error; blunder; mistake. ...
||HALM, n. haum. [L. culmus.] Straw. [See Haum.]
||HA'LO, n. A circle appearing round the body of the sun, moon or stars, called also Corona, or ...
||HALSE, n. The neck or throat.HALSE, v.i. hals. To embrace about the neck; to adjure; to greet.
||HAL'SENING, a. Sounding harshly in the throat or tongue.
||HALSER, n. hawz'er. A large rope of a size between the cable and the tow-line. [See Hawser.]
||HALT, v.i.1. To stop in walking; to hold. In military affairs, the true sense is retained, to stop ...
||HALT'ER, n. One who halts or limps.HALT'ER, n. 1. A rope or strap and head-stall for leading or ...
||HALT'ING, ppr. Stopping; limping.
||HALT'INGLY, adv. With limping; slowly.
||H`ALVE, v.t. h`av. [from half.] To divide into two equal parts; as, to halve an apple.
||H`ALVED, a. In botany, hemispherical; covering one side; placed on one side.
||H`ALVES, n. plu. of half. Two equal parts of a thing. To cry halves, is to claim an equal share. ...
||HAM, Sax.ham, a house, is our modern word home, G.heim. It is used in hamlet, and in the names of ...
||A'MA, or HA'MA, n. In church affairs, a vessel to contain wine for the eucharist; also, a wine ...
||HAM'ADRYAD, n. [Gr. together, and a tree.] A wood nymph, feigned to live and die with the tree to ...
||HAM'ATE, a. [L. hamatus.] Hooked; entangled.
||HAM'ATED, a. [L. hamatus, from hama, a hook.]Hooked or set with hooks.
||HAM'BLE, v.t. To hamstring. [Not used.]
||HAME, n. plu. hames. A kind or collar for a draught horse, consisting of two bending pieces of ...
||HAM'ITE, n. The fossil remains of a curved shell.
||HAM'LET, n. A small village; a little cluster of houses in the country.This word seems originally ...
||HAM'LETED, a. Accustomed to a hamlet, or to a country life.
||HAM'MER-MAN, n. One who beats or works with a hammer.
||HAM'MER-WORT, n. An herb.
||HAM'MER, n. An instrument for driving nails, beating metals, and the like. It consists of an iron ...
||HAM'MERABLE, a. That may be shaped by a hammer.
||HAM'MERCLOTH, n. The cloth which covers a coach-box, so called from the old practice of carrying a ...
||HAM'MERED, pp. Beaten with a hammer.
||HAM'MERER, n. One who works with a hammer.
||HAM'MERHARD, n. Iron or steel hardened by hammering.
||HAM'MERING, ppr. Beating with a hammer; working; contriving.
||HAMMITE. [See Ammite.]
||HAM'MOC, n. A kind of hanging bed, suspended between trees or posts, or by hooks. It consists of ...
||HAM'OUS, [L. hamus, a hook.] Hooked; having the end hooked or curved; a term of botany.
||HAM'PER, n. [contracted form hanaper, or from hand pannier.]1. A large basket for conveying ...
||HAM'PERED, pp. Shackled; entangled; ensnared; perplexed.
||HAM'PERING, ppr. Shackling; entangling; perplexing.
||HAM'STER, n. A species of rat, the Mus cricetus, or German marmot. This rat is of the size of the ...
||HAM'STRING, n. The tendons of the ham.HAM'STRING, v.t. pret. and pp. hamstrung or hamstringed. To ...
||HAN, for have, in the plural.
||HAN'APER, n. The hanaper was used in early days by the kings of England, for holding and carrying ...
||HANCE, HAUNCE, for enhance. [See Enhance.]
||HAN'CES, n. plu. [L. ansa.] In architecture, the ends of elliptical arches, which are the arches ...
||HAND-GRENA'DE, n. A grenade to be thrown by the hand.
||HAND, n. [L. hendo, in prehendo.]1. In man, the extremity of the arm, consisting of the palm and ...
||HAND'BALL, n. An ancient game with a ball.
||HAND'BARROW, n. A barrow or vehicle borne by the hands of men, and without a wheel.
||HAND'BASKET, n. A small or portable basket.
||HAND'BELL, n. A small bell rung by the hand; a table bell.
||HAND'BREADTH, n. A space equal to the breadth of the hand; a palm. Ex.25.
||HAND'CLOTH, n. A handkerchief.
||HAND'CR`AFT, n. Work performed by the hands; usually written handicraft.
||HAND'CUFF, n. A manacle, consisting of iron rings for the wrists, and a connecting chain to ...
||HAND'ED, pp. Given or transmitted by the hands; conducted; furled.HAND'ED, a. With hands ...
||HAND'ER, n. One who hands or transmits; a conveyer in succession.
||HAND'F`AST, n. Hold; custody; power of confining or keeping.HAND'F`AST, a. Fast by contract; ...
||HAND'F`ASTING, n. A kind of betrothing, or marriage contract.
||HAND'FUL, n. As much as the hand will grasp or contain.1. As much as the arms will embrace.2. A ...
||HAND'GALLOP, n. A slow and easy gallop, in which the hand presses the bridle to hinder increase of ...
||HAND'GL`ASS, n. In gardening, a glass used for placing over, protecting and forwarding various ...
||HAND'GUN, n. A gun to be used by the hand.
||HAND'ICR`AFT, n. Manual occupation; work performed by the hand.1. A man who obtains his living by ...
||HAND'ICR`AFTSMAN, n. A man skilled or employed in manual occupation; a manufacturer.
||HAND'ILY, adv. [See Handy.] With dexterity or skill; dexterously; adroitly.1. With ease or ...
||HAND'INESS, n. The ease of performance derived from practice; dexterity; adroitness.
||HAND'IWORK, n. [for hand-work.] Work of the hands; product of manual labor; manufacture.1. Work ...
||HAND'KERCHIEF, n. [hand and kerchief. See Kerchief.]1. A piece of cloth, usually silk or linen, ...
||HAND'LANGUAGE, n. The art of conversing by the hands. [Not in use.]
||HAND'LE, v.t. [L. manus.]1. To touch; to feel with the hand; to use or hold with the hand. The ...
||HAND'LEAD, n. A lead for sounding.
||HAND'LED, pp. Touched; treated; managed.
||HAND'LESS, a. Without a hand.
||HAND'LING, ppr. Touching; feeling; treating; managing.
||HAND'MAIDEN, n. A maid that waits at hand; a female servant or attendant.
||HAND'MILL, n. A mill moved by the hand.
||HAND'SAILS, n. Sails managed by the hand.
||HAND'SAW, n. A saw to be used with the hand.
||HAND'SCREW, n. An engine for raising heavy timbers or weights; a jack.
||HAND'SEL, n.1. The first act of using any thing; the first sale.2. An earnest; money for the first ...
||HAND'SOME, a. 1. Properly, dexterous; ready; convenient. For a thief it is so handsome, as it may ...
||HAND'SOMELY, adv. Dexterously; cleverly; with skill.1. Gracefully; with propriety and ease.2. ...
||HAND'SOMENESS, n. A moderate degree of beauty or elegance; as the handsomeness of the person or of ...
||HAND'SPIKE, n. A wooden bar, used with the hand as a lever, for various purposes, as in raising ...
||HAND'ST`AFF, n. A javelin; plu. handstaves. Ezek.39.
||HAND'VISE, n. A vise used by hand, or for small work.
||HAND'WEAPON,n. Any weapon to be wielded by the hand. Numb.35.
||HAND'WRITING, n. The cast or form of writing peculiar to each hand or person.1. Any writing.
||HAND'Y-DANDY, n. A play in which children change hands and places.
||HAND'Y, a.1. Performed by the hand. They came to handy blows.2. Dexterous; ready; adroit; skilled ...
||HAND'YBLOW, n. A blow with the hand; an act of hostility.
||HAND'YGRIPE, n. Seizure by the hand.
||HAND'YSTROKE, n. A blow inflicted by the hand.
||HANG, v.t. pret. and pp. hanged or hung.1. To suspend; to fasten to some fixed object above, in ...
||HANG'BY, n. A dependent, in contempt.
||HANG'ED, pp. Suspended; put to death by being suspended by the neck.
||HANG'ER-ON, n. One who besets another importunately in soliciting favors.1. A dependant; one who ...
||HANG'ER, n. That by which a thing is suspended.1. A short broad sword, incurvated towards the ...
||HANG'ING-SIDE, n. In mining, the overhanging side of an inclined or hading vein.
||HANG'ING-SLEEVES, n. Strips of the same stuff with the gown, hanging down the back from the ...
||HANG'ING, ppr. Suspending to something above.1. Being suspended; dangling; swinging.2. ...
||HANG'MAN, n. One who hangs another; a public executioner; also, a term of reproach.
||HANG'NEST, n. The name of certain species of birds, which build nests suspended from the branches ...
||HANK, n.1. A skein of thread; as much thread as is tied together; a tie.2. In ships. a wooden ...
||HANK'ER, v.i.1. To long for with a keen appetite and uneasiness; in a literal sense; as, to hanker ...
||HANK'ERING, ppr. Longing for with keen appetite or ardent desire.HANK'ERING,n. A keen appetite ...
||HANK'LE, v.t. [See Hank.] To twist. [Not in use.]
||HANSEAT'IC, a. Pertaining to the Hanse towns, or to their confederacy.
||HA'NT, a contraction of have not, or has not; as, I ha'nt, he ha'nt, we ha'nt.Hanse Towns. Hanse ...
||HAP-HAZ'ARD, n. [This is tautological. See Hazard.] Chance; accident. We take our principles at ...
||HAP, n. [L. capio.]1. That which comes suddenly or unexpectedly; chance; fortune; accident; casual ...
||HAP'LESS, a. Luckless; unfortunate; unlucky; unhappy; as hapless youth; hapless maid.
||HAP'LY, adv. By chance; perhaps; it may be. Lest haply ye be found to fight against God. ...
||HAP'PEN, v.i. hap'n.1. To come by chance; to come without one's previous expectation; to fall out. ...
||HAP'PILY, adv. [See Happy.] By good fortune; fortunately; luckily; with success. Preferr'd by ...
||HAP'PINESS, n. [from happy.] The agreeable sensations which spring from the enjoyment of good; ...
||HAP'PY a. [from hap.]1. Lucky; fortunate; successful. Chimists have been more happy in finding ...
||HAR, HARE, HERE, in composition, signify an army, Sax. here, G. heer, D. heir. So Harold is a ...
||HARANGUE, n. harang'. har'ang.1. A speech addressed to an assembly or an army; a popular oration; ...
||HARANG'UER, n. harang'er. An orator; one who addresses an assembly or army; a noisy declaimer.
||HARANG'UING, ppr. Declaiming; addressing with noisy eloquence.
||HAR'ASS, v.t.1. To weary; to fatigue to excess; to tire with bodily labor; as, to harass an army ...
||HAR'ASSED, pp. Wearied; tired; teased.
||HAR'ASSER, n. One who harasses or teases; a spoiler.
||HAR'ASSING, ppr. Tiring; fatiguing; teasing.
||H`ARBINGER, n. [See Harbor. Harbinger is properly a person who goes to provide harbor or lodgings ...
||H`ARBOR-M`ASTER, n. An officer who has charge of the mooring of ships,and executes the regulations ...
||H`ARBOR, n. 1. A lodging; a place of entertainment and rest. For harbor at a thousand doors they ...
||H`ARBORAGE, n. Shelter; entertainment. [Not used.]
||H`ARBORED, pp. Entertained; sheltered.
||H`ARBORER, n. One who entertains or shelters another.
||H`ARBORING, ppr. Entertaining; sheltering.
||H`ARBORLESS, a. Without a harbor; destitute of shelter or a lodging.
||HAR'BOROUGH, n. A harbor or lodging. [Not in use.]
||HAR'BOROUS, a. Hospitable. [Not in use.]
||HARD-BESET'TING, a. Closely besetting or besieging.
||HARD-LA'BORED, a. Wrought with severe labor; elaborate; studies; as a hard-labored poem.
||H`ARD-MOUTHED, a. Not sensible to the bit; not easily governed; as a hard-mouthed horse.
||H`ARD, a.1. Firm; solid; compact; not easily penetrated, or separated into parts; not yielding to ...
||H`ARDBOUND, a. Costive; fast or tight; as hardbound brains.
||H`ARDEARNED, a. Earned with toil and difficulty.
||H`ARDEN, v.t. h`ardn. To make hard or more hard; to make firm or compact; to indurate; as, to ...
||H`ARDENED, pp. Made hard, or more hard or compact; made unfeeling; made obstinate; confirmed in ...
||H`ARDENER, n. He or that which makes hard, or more firm and compact.
||H`ARDENING, ppr. Making hard or more compact; making obdurate or unfeeling; confirming; becoming ...
||HARDFA'VORED, a. Having coarse features; harsh of countenance.
||HARDFA'VOREDNESS, n. Coarseness of features.
||H`ARDFEATURED, a. Having coarse features.
||H`ARDFISTED, a. Close fisted; covetous.
||H`ARDFOUGHT, a. Vigorously contested; as a hard-fought battle.
||H`ARDGOTTEN, a. Obtained with difficulty.
||H`ARDHANDED, a. Having hard hands, as a laborer.
||H`ARDHEAD, n. Clash or collision of heads in contest.
||HARDHE`ARTED, a. Cruel; pitiless; merciless; unfeeling; inhuman; inexorable.
||HARDHE`ARTEDNESS, n. Want of feeling or tenderness; cruelty; inhumanity.
||H`ARDIHOOD, n. [See Hardy and Hood.] Boldness, united with firmness and constancy of mind; ...
||H`ARDILY, adv. With great boldness; stoutly.1. With hardship; not tenderly.
||H`ARDINESS, n.1. Boldness; firm courage; intrepidity; stoutness; bravery; applied to the mind, it ...
||H`ARDLY, adv. [See Hard.] With difficulty; with great labor. Recovering hardly what he lost ...
||H`ARDNESS, n. [See Hard.] Firmness; close union of the component parts; compactness; solidity; ...
||H`ARDNIBBED, a. Having a hard nib or point.
||H`ARDOCK, n. Probably hoardock, dock with whitish leaves.
||H`ARDS, n. The refuse or coarse part of flax; tow.
||H`ARDSHIP, n. Toil; fatigue; severe labor or want; whatever oppresses the body.1. Injury; ...
||H`ARDVISAGED, a. Having coarse features; of a harsh countenance.
||H`ARDWARE, n. Wares made of iron or other metal, as pots,kettles, saws, knives, &c.
||H`ARDWAREMAN, n. A maker or seller of hardwares.
||H`ARDY, a.1. Bold; brave; stout; daring; resolute; intrepid. Who is hardy enough to encounter ...
||HARE, n. A quadruped of the genus Lepus, with long ears, a short tail, soft hair, and a divided ...
||HA'REBELL, n. A plant of the genus Hyacinthus, with campaniform or bell-shaped flowers.
||HA'REBRAINED, a. [hare and brain.] Wild; giddy; volatile; heedless.
||HA'REFOOT, n. A bird; a plant.
||HA'REHE`ARTED, a. Timorous; easily frightened.
||HA'REHOUND, n. A hound for hunting hares.
||HA'REHUNTER, n. One who hunts or is used to hunting hares.
||HA'REHUNTING, n. The hunting of hares.
||HA'RELIP, n. A divided upper lip, like that of a hare.
||HA'RELIPPED, a. Having a harelip.
||HAR'EM, n. A seraglio; a place where Eastern princes confine their women, who are prohibited from ...
||HA'REMINT, n. A plant.
||HAREN'GIFORM, a. [See Herring.] Shaped like a herring.
||HA'REPIPE, n. A snare for catching hares.
||HA'RE'S-EAR, n. A plant of the genus Bupleurum. The Bastard Hare's Ear is of the genus Phyllis.
||HARE'S-LETTUCE, n. A plant of the genus Sonchus.
||HA'REWORT, n. A plant.
||HAR'ICOT, n. A kind of ragout of meat and roots.1. In French, beans.
||HARIOLA'TION, n. [L. harioltio.] Sooth-saying. [Not in use.]
||H`ARK, v.t. [contracted from hearken, which see.]To listen; to lend the ear.This word is rarely or ...
||H`ARLEQUIN, n. A buffoon, dressed in party-colored clothes, who plays tricks, like a merry-andrew, ...
||H`ARLOCK, n. A plant.
||H`ARLOT, n. 1. A woman who prostitutes her body for hire; a prostitute; a common woman.2. In ...
||H`ARLOTRY, n. The trade or practice of prostitution; habitual or customary lewdness.
||H`ARM, n.1. Injury; hurt; damage; detriment. Do thyself no harm. Acts.16. He shall make amends ...
||HARMAT'TAN, n. A dry easterly wind in Africa, which destroys vegetation.
||H`ARMED, pp. Injured; hurt; damaged.
||H`ARMEL, n. The wild African rue.
||H`ARMFUL, a. Hurtful; injurious; noxious; detrimental; mischievous. The earth brought forth fruit ...
||H`ARMFULLY, adv. Hurtfully; injuriously; with damage.
||H`ARMFULNESS, n. Hurtfulness; noxiousness.
||H`ARMING, ppr. Hurting; injuring.
||H`ARMLESS, a. Not hurtful or injurious; innoxious. Ceremonies are harmless in themselves.1. ...
||H`ARMLESSLY, adv. Innocently; without fault or crime; as, to pass the time harmlessly in ...
||H`ARMLESSNESS, n. The quality of being innoxious; freedom from a tendency to injure.1. Innocence.
||HARMON'ICA, n. A collection of musical glasses of a particular form, so arranged as to produce ...
||HARMON'ICAL, a. [See Harmony.] Relating to harmony or music; as harmonical use.1. ...
||HARMON'ICS,n. Harmonious sounds; consonances.1. The doctrine or science of musical sounds.2. ...
||HARMO'NIOUS, a. Adapted to each other; having the parts proportioned to each other; symmetrical. ...
||HARMO'NIOUSLY, adv. With just adaptation and proportion of parts to each other. Distances, ...
||HARMO'NIOUSNESS, n. Proportion and adaption of parts; musicalness.1. Agreement; concord.
||H`ARMONIST, n. A musician; a composer of music.1. One who brings together corresponding passages, ...
||H`ARMONIZE, v.i. To be in concord; to agree in sounds.1. To agree; to be in peace and friendship; ...
||H`ARMONIZED, pp. Made to be accordant.
||H`ARMONIZER, n. One that brings together or reconciles.1. In music, a practical harmonist.
||H`ARMONIZING, ppr. Causing to agree.
||HARMONOM'ETER, n. An instrument or monochord for measuring the harmonic relations of sounds.
||H`ARMONY, n. [L. harmonia; Gr. a setting together, a closure or seam, agreement, concert, to fit ...
||H`ARMOST, n. [Gr. to regulate.] In ancient Greece, a Spartan governor, regulator or perfect.
||H`ARMOTOME, n. [Gr. a joint, and to cut.] In mineralogy, cross-stone, or staurolite, called also ...
||H`ARNESS, n.1. Armor; the whole accouterments or equipments of a knight or horseman; originally ...
||H`ARNESSED, pp. Equipped with armor; furnished with the dress for draught; defended.
||H`ARNESSER, n. One who puts on the harness of a horse.
||H`ARNESSING, ppr. Putting on armor or furniture for draught.
||H`ARP, n.1. An instrument of music of the stringed kind, of a triangular figure, held upright and ...
||H`ARPER, n. A player on the harp.
||H`ARPING-IRON, n. A harpoon, which see.
||H`ARPING, ppr. Playing on a harp; dwelling on continually.H`ARPING, n. A continual dwelling on. ...
||H`ARPIST, n. A harper.
||HARPOON', n. [Gr. to seize with the claws; probably L. rapio, by transposition of letters.]A ...
||HARPOON'ED, pp. Struck, caught or killed with a harpoon.
||HARPOON'ER, n. One who uses a harpoon; the man in a whale-boat who throws the harpoon.
||HARPOON'ING, ppr. Striking with a harpoon.
||H`ARPSICHORD, n. [harp and chord.] An instrument of music with strings of wire, played by the ...
||H`ARPY, n. [L. harpyia; Gr. to seize or claw.]1. In antiquity, the harpies were fabulous winged ...
||HARQUEBUSE. [See Arquebuse.]
||HARRATEE'N, n. A kind of stuff or cloth.
||HAR'RIDAN, n. A decayed strumpet.
||HAR'RIER, n. [from hare.] A dog for hunting hares; a kind of hound with an acute sense of ...
||HAR'ROW, n. An instrument of agriculture, formed of pieces of timber sometimes crossing each ...
||HAR'ROWED, pp. Broken or smoothed by a harrow.
||HAR'ROWER, n. One who harrows.1. A hawk.
||HAR'ROWING, ppr. Breaking or leveling with a harrow.
||HAR'RY, v.t.1. To strip; to pillage. [See Harrow.]2. To harass; to agitate; to tease.HAR'RY, ...
||H`ARSH, a.1. Rough to the touch; rugged; grating; as harsh sand; harsh cloth; opposed to smooth.2. ...
||H`ARSHLY, adv. Roughly; in a harsh manner.1. Sourly; austerely.2. Severely; morosely; crabbedly; ...
||H`ARSHNESS, n. Roughness to the touch; opposed to softness and smoothness.1. Sourness; ...
||H`ART, n. A stag or male deer, an animal of the cervine genus.
||H`ARTBEEST, n. The quanga, or cervine antelope of Africa.
||H`ARTROY'AL, n. A plant.
||H`ARTSHORN, n. The horn of the hart or male deer. The scrapings or raspings of this horn are ...
||H`ARTSTONGUE, n. [See Tongue.] A plant, a species of Asplenium.
||H`ARTWORT, n. The name of certain plants of the genera, Seseli, Tordylium, and Buplerum.
||HAR'USPICE,n. [L. haruspex, from specio, to view.]In Roman history, a person who pretended to ...
||HAR'USPICY, n. Divination by the inspection of victims.
||H`ARVEST-FLY, n. A large four-winged insect of the cicada kind, common in Italy.
||H`ARVEST-HOME, n. The time of harvest.1. The song sung by reapers at the feast made at the ...
||H`ARVEST-LORD, n. The head-reaper at the harvest.
||H`ARVEST-MAN, n. A laborer in harvest.
||H`ARVEST-QUEEN, n. An image representing Ceres, formerly carried about on the last day of harvest.
||H`ARVEST, n. [L. acerbus.]1. The season of reaping and gathering in corn or other crops. It ...
||H`ARVESTED, pp. Reaped and collected, as ripe corn and fruits.
||H`ARVESTER, n. A reaper; a laborer in gathering grain.
||H`ARVESTING, ppr. Reaping and collecting, as ripe corn and other fruits.
||HASH, v.t. [Eng. to hack. See Hack.] To chop into small pieces; to mince and mix; as, to hash ...
||HASK, n. A case made of rushes or flags. [Not used.]
||HAS'LET, n. The heart, liver, lights, &c. of a hog.
||H`ASP, n.1. A clasp that passes over a staple to be fastened by a padlock.2. A spindle to wind ...
||HAS'SOC, n. A thick mat or bass on which persons kneel in church. And knees and hassocs are well ...
||HAST, the second person singular of have, I have, thou hast, contracted from havest. It is used ...
||HAS'TATED, a. [L. hastatus, from hasta, a spear.] In botany, spear-shaped; resembling the head of ...
||HASTE, n.1. Celerity of motion; speed; swiftness; dispatch; expedition; applied only to voluntary ...
||HASTEN, v.t. To press; to drive or urge forward; to push on; to precipitate; to accelerate ...
||HASTENED, pp. Moved rapidly; accelerated; urged with speed.
||HASTENER, n. One that hastens or urges forward.
||HASTENING, ppr. Urging forward; pushing on; proceeding rapidly. That state is hastening to ruin, ...
||HASTILY, adv. [See Hasty.] In haste; with speed or quickness; speedily; nimbly. Half clothed, ...
||HASTINESS, n. Haste; speed; quickness or celerity in motion or action, as of animals.1. Rashness; ...
||HASTING-PEAR, n. An early pear, called also green chissel.
||HASTINGS, n. [from hasty.] Peas that come early.
||HASTIVE, a. Forward; early; as fruit. [Not much used.]
||HASTY, a. Quick; speedy; opposed to slow. Be not hasty to go out of his sight. Eccles.8.1. Eager ...
||HASTYPUDDING, n. A pudding made of the meal of maiz moistened with water and boiled, or of milk ...
||HAT, n.1. A covering for the head; a garment made of different materials, and worn by men or women ...
||HA'TABLE, a. [from hate.] That may be hated; odious.
||HATCH, v.t.1. To produce young from eggs by incubation, or by artificial heat. In Egypt, chickens ...
||HATCH'EL, n. An instrument formed with long iron teeth set in a board, for cleaning flax or hemp ...
||HATCH'ELED, pp. Cleansed by a hatchel; combed.
||HATCH'ELER, n. One who uses a hatchel.
||HATCH'ELING, ppr. Drawing through the teeth of a hatchel.
||HATCH'ET-FACE, n. A prominent face, like the edge of a hatchet.
||HATCH'ET, n. A small ax with a short handle, to be used with one hand.To take up the hatchet, a ...
||HATCH'ETINE, n. A substance of the hardness of soft tallow, of a yellowish white or greenish ...
||HATCH'MENT, n. [corrupted from achievement.] An armorial escutcheon on a herse at funerals, or in ...
||HATCH'WAY, n. In ships, a square or oblong opening in the deck, affording a passage from one deck, ...
||HATE, v.t. [L. odi, for hodi.]1. To dislike greatly; to have a great aversion to. It expresses ...
||HA'TED, pp. Greatly disliked.
||HA'TEFUL, a. Odious; exciting great dislike, aversion or disgust. All sin is hateful in the sight ...
||HA'TEFULLY, adv. Odiously; with great dislike.1. Malignantly; maliciously. Ezek. 23.
||HA'TEFULNESS, n. Odiousness; the quality of being hateful, or of exciting aversion or disgust.
||HA'TER, n. One that hates. An enemy to God, and hater of all good.
||HA'TING, ppr. Disliking extremely; entertaining a great aversion for.
||HA'TRED, n. Great dislike or aversion; hate; enmity. Hatred is an aversion to evil, and may ...
||HAT'TED, a. [from hat.] Covered with a hat; wearing a hat.
||HAT'TER, v.t. To harass. [Not in use.]
||HAT'TOCK, n. [Erse, attock.] A shock of corn. [Not in use.]
||HAU'BERK, n. A coat of mail without sleeves.
||HAUGHT, a. haut. [L. altus, that is, haltus, changed to haut.]High; elevated; hence, proud; ...
||HAUGHTILY, adv. hau'tily. [See Haught and Haughty.]Proudly; arrogantly; with contempt or disdain; ...
||HAUGHTINESS, n. hau'tiness. The quality of being haughty; pride mingled with some degree of ...
||HAUGHTY, a. hau'ty. [from haught.]1. Proud and disdainful; having a high opinion of one's self, ...
||HAUL, v.t.1. To pull or draw with force; to drag; as, to haul a heavy body along on the ground; to ...
||HAUL'ED, pp. Pulled with force; dragged; compelled to move.
||HAUL'ING, ppr. Drawing by force or violence; dragging.
||HAUM, n. [L. culmus, the stalk of corn.]1. The stem or stalk of grain, of all kinds, or of peas, ...
||HANCE, HAUNCE, for enhance. [See Enhance.]
||H`AUNCH, n.1. The hip; that part of the body of man and of quadrupeds, which lies between the last ...
||H`AUNT, v.t.1. To frequent; to resort to much or often, or to be much about; to visit customarily. ...
||H`AUNTED, pp. Frequently visited or resorted to, especially by apparitions.1. Troubled by ...
||H`AUNTER, n. One who frequents a particular place, or is often about it.
||H`AUNTING, ppr. Frequenting; visiting often; troubling with frequent visits.
||HAUST, n. A dry cough.
||HAUTBOY,n. ho'boy. A wind instrument, somewhat resembling a flute, but widening towards the ...
||HAUTEUR, n. Pride, haughtiness; insolent manner or spirit.
||HAUYNE, n. A mineral, called by Hauy latialite, occurring in grains or small masses, and also in ...
||HAVE, v.t. hav. pret. and pp. had. Present, I have, thou hast, he has; we, ye, they, have. [L. ...
||HAVELESS, a. hav'les. Having little or nothing. [Not in use.]
||HA'VEN,n. ha'vn.1. A harbor; a port; a bay, recess or inlet of the sea, or the mouth of a river ...
||HA'VENER, n. The overseer of a port; a harbor-master. [Not used.]
||HAV'ER, n. One who has or possesses; a possessor; a holder. [Little used.]HAV'ER, n. [L. avena.] ...
||HAV'ERSACK, n. A soldier's knapsack.
||HAV'ING, ppr. [from have.] Possessing; holding in power or possession; containing; gaining; ...
||HAV'OCK, n. Waste; devastation; wide and general destruction. Ye gods! what havock does ambition ...
||HAW, n.1. The berry and seed of the hawthorn, that is, hedge-thorn.2. A small piece of ground ...
||HAW'FINCH, n. A bird, a species of Loxia.
||HAW'HAW, n. [duplication of haw, a hedge.] A fence or bank that interrupts an alley or walk, sunk ...
||HAW'ING, ppr. Speaking with a haw, or with hesitation.
||HAWK, n. A genus of fowls, the Falco, of many species, having a crooked beak, furnished with a ...
||HAWK'ED, pp. Offered for sale by outcry in the street.1. Crooked; curving like a hawk's bill.
||HAWK'ER, n. One who offers goods for sale by outcry in the street; a peddlar.1. A falconer.
||HAWK'EYED, a. Having acute sight; discerning.
||HAWK'ING, ppr. Catching wild birds by hawks.1. Making an effort to discharge phlegm.2. Offering ...
||HAWK'NOSED, a. Having an aquiline nose.
||HAWK'WEED, n. The vulgar name of several species of plants,of the genera, Hieracium, Crepis, ...
||HAWSE-HOLE, n. A cylindrical hole in the bow of a ship through which a cable passes.
||HAWSE-PIECE, n. One of the foremost timbers of a ship.
||HAWSE, n. hawz. [See Halser.] The situation of a ship moored with two anchors from the bows, one ...
||HAWS'ER, n. [See Halser.] A small cable; or a large rope, in size between a cable and a tow-line.
||HAW'THORN-FLY, n. An insect so called.
||HAW'THORN, n. A shrub or tree which bears the haw, of the genus Crataegus; the white-thorn. The ...
||HAY, n. Grass cut and dried for fodder; grass prepared for preservation. Make hay while the sun ...
||HA'YBOTE,n. Hedge-bote. In English law, an allowance of wood to a tenant for repairing hedges or ...
||HA'YCOCK, n. A conical pile or heap of hay, in the field.
||HA'YDENITE, n. A mineral discovered by Dr.Hayden, near Baltimore. It occurs in garnet colored ...
||HA'YKNIFE, n. A sharp instrument used in cutting hay out of a stack or mow.
||HA'YLOFT, n. A loft or scaffold for hay, particularly in a barn.
||HA'YMAKER, n. One who cuts and dries grass for fodder.
||HA'YMAKING, n. The business of cutting grass and curing it for fodder.
||HA'YMARKET, n. A place for the sale of hay.
||HA'YMOW, n. A mow or mass of hay laid up in a barn for preservation.
||HA'YRICK, n. A rick of hay; usually a long pile for preservation in the open air.
||HA'YSTACK, n. A stack or large conical pile of hay in the open air, laid up for preservation.
||HA'YWARD, n. [hay and ward, hedgeward.] A person who keeps the common herd or cattle of a town, ...
||HAZ'ARD, n. [L. casus, a fall, and ard, the common termination.]1. Chance; accident; casualty; a ...
||HAZ'ARDABLE, a. That is liable to hazard or chance.
||HAZ'ARDED, pp. Put at risk or in danger; ventured.
||HAZ'ARDER, n. One who ventures or puts at stake.
||HAZ'ARDING, ppr. Exposing to danger or peril; venturing to bring on.
||HAZ'ARDOUS, a. Dangerous; that exposes to peril or danger of loss or evil; as a hazardous attempt ...
||HAZ'ARDOUSLY, adv. With danger of loss or evil; with peril.
||HAZ'ARDRY, n. Rashness; temerity.1. Gaming in general.
||HAZE, n. [The primary sense of this word is probably to mix, or to turn, stir and make thick.]Fog; ...
||HA'ZEL-EARTH, n. A kind of red loam.
||HA'ZEL-NUT, n. The nut or fruit of the hazel.
||HAZEL, n. ha'zl. A shrub of the genus Corylus, bearing a nut containing a kernel of a mild ...
||HA'ZELLY, a. Of the color of the hazelnut; of a light brown.
||HA'ZY, a. [See Haze.] Foggy; misty; thick with vapor; as hazy weather; the hazy north.
||HE, pronoun of the third person; nom. he; poss.his; obj. him. [L. id, for hid; hic.]1. A pronoun, ...
||HEAD-PAN, n. hed'-pan. The brain-pan. [Not in use.]
||HEAD-PIECE, n. hed'-pece. Armor for the head; a helmet; a morion.1. Understanding; force of mind. ...
||HEAD-ROPE, n. hed'-rope. That part of a bolt-rope which terminates any sail on the upper edge, and ...
||HEAD-SAIL, n. hed'-sail. The head-sails of a ship are the sails which are extended on the ...
||HEAD-SEA, n. hed'-sea. Waves that meet the head of a ship or roll against her course.
||HEAD-WIND, n. hed'-wind. A wind that blows in a direction opposite to the ship's course.
||HEAD-WORK'MAN, n. The chief workman of a party; a foreman in a manufactory.
||HEAD, n. hed.1. The uppermost part of the human body, or the foremost part of the body of prone ...
||HEADACH, n. hed'ake. Pain in the head.
||HEADBAND, n. hed'band. A fillet; a band for the head; also, the band at each end of a book. Is.3.
||HEADBOROUGH, n. hed'burro. In England, formerly, the chief of a frank-pledge, tithing or ...
||HEAD'DRESS, n. hed'dress. The dress of the head; the covering or ornaments of a woman's head.1. ...
||HEADED, pp. hed'ed. Led; directed; furnished with a head; having a top. This is used in ...
||HEADER,n. hed'er. One who heads nails or pins.1. One who leads a mob or party.2. The first brick ...
||HEADFAST, n. hed'fast. A rope at the head of a ship to fasten it to a wharf or other object.
||HEADFIRST, adv. hedfurst. With the head foremost.
||HEADGARGLE, n. hed'gargle. A disease of cattle.
||HEADGEAR, n. hed'gear. The dress of a woman's head.
||HEADINESS, n. hed'iness. [See Heady.] Rashness; precipitation; a disposition to rush forward ...
||HEADING, n. hed'ing. Timber for the heads of casks.
||HEADLAND, n. hed'land. A cape; a promontory; a point of land projecting from the shore into the ...
||HEADLESS, a. hed'less. Having no head; beheaded; as a headless body, neck or carcass.1. Destitute ...
||HEADLONG, adv. hed'long. With the head foremost; as, to fall headlong.1. Rashly; precipitately; ...
||HEADMAN, n. hed'man. A chief; a leader.
||HEADMOLD-SHOT, n. A disease in children, in which the sutures of the skull, usually the coronal, ...
||HEAD'MONEY, n. hed'munny. A capitation-tax.
||HEADMOST, a. hed'most. Most advanced; most forward; first in a line or order of progression; as ...
||HEADQUART'ERS, n. plu. The quarters or place of residence of the commander-in-chief of an army.1. ...
||HEADSHAKE, n. hed'shake. A significant shake of the head.
||HEADSHIP, n. hed'ship. Authority; chief place.
||HEADSMAN, n. hed'sman. One that cuts off heads; an executioner. [Unusual.]
||HEADSPRING, n. hed'spring. Fountain; source; origin.
||HEADSTALL, n. hed'stall. That part of a bridle which encompasses the head.
||HEADSTONE, n. hed'stone. The principal stone in a foundation; the chief or corner stone.1. The ...
||HEADSTRONG, a. hed'strong. Violent; obstinate; ungovernable; resolute to run his own way; bent on ...
||HEAD'STRONGNESS,n. Obstinacy. [Not in use.]
||HEADTIRE, n. hed'tire. Dress or attire for the head. 1 Esdras 3.
||HEADWAY, n. hed'way. The motion of an advancing ship. A ship makes headway, when she advances, as ...
||HEADY, a. hed'y. [See Head.] Rash; hasty; precipitate; violent; disposed to rush forward in an ...
||HEAL, v.t. [L. celo; Heb. to be whole or entire, all.]1. To cure of a disease or wound and ...
||HE'ALABLE, a. That may be healed.
||HE'ALED, pp. Restored to a sound state.
||HE'ALER, n. He or that which cures, or restores to soundness.
||HE'ALING, ppr. Curing; restoring to a sound state.1. Tending to cure; mild; mollifying.HE'ALING, ...
||HEALTH, n. helth. [from heal.] That state of an animal or living body, in which the parts are ...
||HEALTH'FULLY, adv. In health; wholesomely.
||HEALTH'FULNESS, n. A state of being well; a state in which the parts of a living body are sound, ...
||HEALTH'ILY, a. [See Health.] Without disease.
||HEALTH'INESS, n. The state of health; soundness; freedom from disease; as the healthiness of an ...
||HEALTH'LESS, a. Infirm; sickly.1. Not conducive to health. [Little used.]
||HEALTH'SOME, a. Wholesome. [Not used.]
||HEALTH'Y, a. Being in a sound state; enjoying health; hale; sound; as a healthy body or ...
||HEAM, n. In beasts, the same as afterbirth in women.
||HEAP, n.1. A pile or mass; a collection of things laid in a body so as to form an elevation; as a ...
||HE'APED, pp. Piled; amassed; accumulated.
||HE'APER, n. One who heaps, piles or amasses.
||HE'APING, ppr. Piling; collecting into a mass.
||HE'APY, a. Lying in heaps; as heapy rubbish.
||HEAR, v.t. pret. and pp. heard, but more correctly heared. [L. audio; auris.]1. To perceive by the ...
||HEARED, pp. Perceived by the ear. [In pronunciation, this word should not be confounded with ...
||HE'ARER, n. One who hears; one who attends to what is orally delivered by another; an auditor; one ...
||HE'ARING, ppr. Perceiving by the ear, as sound.1. Listening to; attending to; obeying; observing ...
||HE`ARKEN, v.i. h`arken.1. To listen; to lend the ear; to attend to what is uttered, with eagerness ...
||HE`ARKENER, n. h`arkener. A listener; one who hearkens.
||HE`ARKENING, ppr. h`arkening. Listening; attending; observing.
||HEARSAL, for Rehearsal. [Not in use.]
||HE'ARSAY, n. [hear and say.] Report; rumor; fame; common talk. He affirms without any authority ...
||HEARSE, n. hers. [See Herse.] A temporary monument set over a grave.1. The case or place in ...
||HEARSECLOTH, n. hers'cloth. A pall; a cloth to cover a hearse.
||HEARSELIKE, a. hers'like. Suitable to a funeral.
||HE`ART-ACH, n. Sorrow; anguish of mind.
||HE`ART-ALLU'RING, a. Suited to allure the affections.
||HEART-APPALL'ING, a. Dismaying the heart.
||HE`ART-BLOOD , n. The blood of the heart; life; essence.
||HE`ART-BREAK, n. Overwhelming sorrow or grief.
||HE`ART-BREAKER, a. A lady's curl; a love-lock.
||HE`ART-BREAKING, a. Breaking the heart; overpowering with grief or sorrow.HE`ART-BREAKING, n. ...
||HE`ART-BRED, a. Bred in the heart.
||HE`ART-BROKEN, a. Deeply afflicted or grieved.
||HE`ART-BURIED, a. Deeply immersed.
||HE`ART-BURN, n. Cardialgy; a disease or affection of the stomach, attended with a sensation of ...
||HE`ART-BURNED, a. Having the heart inflamed.
||HE`ART-BURNING, a. Causing discontent.HE`ART-BURNING, n. Heart-burn, which see.1. Discontent; ...
||HE`ART-CHILLED, a. Having the heart chilled.
||HE`ART-CONSU'MING, a. Destroying peace of mind.
||HE`ART-CORRO'DING, a. Preying on the heart.
||HE`ART-DEAR, a. Sincerely beloved.
||HE`ART-DEEP, a. Rooted in the heart.
||HE`ART-DISCOUR'AGING, a. [See Courage.] Depressing the spirits.
||HE`ART-EASE, n. Quiet; tranquillity of mind.
||HE`ART-EASING, a. Giving quiet to the mind.
||HE`ART-EATING, a. Preying on the heart.
||HE`ART-EXPAND'ING, a. Enlarging the heart; opening the feelings.
||HE`ART-FELT, a. Deeply felt; deeply affecting, either as joy or sorrow.
||HE`ART-GRIEF, n. Affliction of the heart.
||HE`ART-HARDENED, a. Obdurate; impenitent; unfeeling.
||HE`ART-HARDENING, a. Rendering cruel or obdurate.
||HE`ART-HEAVINESS, n. Depression of spirits.
||HE`ART-OFFEND'ING, a. Wounding the heart.
||HE`ART-PEA, n. A plant, the Cardiospermum, with black seeds, having the figure of a heart of a ...
||HE`ART-QUELLING, a. Conquering the affection.
||HE`ART-RENDING, a. Breaking the heart; overpowering with anguish; deeply afflictive.
||HE`ART-ROBBING, a. Depriving of thought; ecstatic.1. Stealing the heart; winning.
||HE`ART-SEARCHING, a. Searching the secret thoughts and purposes.
||HE`ART-SICK, a. Sick at heart; pained in mind; deeply afflicted or depressed.
||HE`ART-SORE, n. That which pains the heart.HE`ART-SORE, a. Deeply wounded.
||HE`ART-SOR'ROWING, a. Sorrowing deeply in heart.
||HE`ART-STRING, n. A nerve or tendon, supposed to brace and sustain the heart.
||HE`ART-STRUCK, a. Driven to the heart; infixed in the mind.1. Shocked with fear; dismayed.
||HE`ART-SWELLING, a. Rankling in the heart.
||HE`ART-WHOLE, a. [See Whole.] Not affected with love; not in love, or not deeply affected.1. ...
||HE`ART-WOUNDED, a. Wounded with love or grief; deeply affected with some passion.
||HE`ART-WOUNDING, a. Piercing with grief.
||HEART, n. [L. cor, cordis, and allied to Eng.core, or named from motion, pulsation.]1. A muscular ...
||HE`ARTED, a. Taken to heart. [Not used.]1. Composed of hearts. [Not used.]2. Laid up in the ...
||HE`ARTEN, v.t. h`artn. To encourage; to animate; to incite or stimulate courage.1. To restore ...
||HE`ARTENER, n. He or that which gives courage or animation.
||HE`ARTH-PENNY, n. A tax on hearths.
||HE`ARTH, n. harth. A pavement or floor of brick or stone in a chimney, on which a fire is made to ...
||HE`ARTILY, adv. [from hearty.] From the heart; with all the heart; with sincerity; really. I ...
||HE`ARTINESS, n. Sincerity; zeal; ardor; earnestness.1. Eagerness of appetite.
||HE`ARTLESS, a. Without courage; spiritless; faint-hearted. Heartless they fought, and quitted soon ...
||HE`ARTLESSLY, adv. Without courage or spirit; faintly; timidly; feebly.
||HE`ARTLESSNESS, n. Want of courage or spirit; dejection of mind; feebleness.
||HE`ART'S-EASE, n. A plant, a species of Viola.
||HE`ARTY-HALE, a. Good for the heart.
||HE`ARTY, a. Having the heart engaged in any thing; sincere; warm; zealous; as, to be hearty in ...
||HEAT, n. [L. aestus, for haestus, or caestus.]1. Heat, as a cause of sensation, that is, the ...
||HE'ATED, pp. Made hot; inflamed; exasperated.
||HE'ATER,n. He or that which eats.1. A triangular mass of iron, which is heated and put into a ...
||HEATH, n.1. A plant of the genus Erica, of many species. It is a shrub which is used in Great ...
||HE'ATHCOCK, n. A large fowl which frequents heaths, a species of grouse.
||HE'ATHEN, n. [Gr. from heath, that is, one who lives in the country or woods, as pagan from pagus, ...
||HE'ATHENISH, a. Belonging to Gentiles or pagans; as heathenish rites.1. Rude; illiterate; wild; ...
||HE'ATHENISHLY, adv. After the manner of heathens.
||HE'ATHENISM, n. Gentilism; paganism; ignorance of the true God; idolatry; the rites or system of ...
||HE'ATHENIZE, v.t. To render heathen or heathenish.
||HE'ATHER, n. Heath.
||HEATH'FUL, a. helth'ful. Being in a sound state, as a living or organized being; having the parts ...
||HE'ATHPEA,, n. A species of bitter vetch, Orobus.
||HE'ATHPOUT, n. A bird, the same as the heath-cock.
||HE'ATHROSE, n. A plant.
||HE'ATHY, a. [from heath.] Full of heath; abounding with heath; as heathy land.
||HE'ATING, ppr. Making warm or hot; inflaming; rousing the passions; exasperating.1. Tending to ...
||HEAT'LESS, a. Destitute of heat; cold.
||HE'AVE-OFFERING, n. Among the Jews, an offering consisting of the tenth of the tithes which the ...
||HEAVE, v.t. heev. pret. heaved, or hove; pp. heaved, hove, formerly hoven. [Gr. to breathe.]1. To ...
||HEAVEN-ASPI'RING,a. Aspiring to heaven.
||HEAV'EN-BANISHED, a. Banished from heaven.
||HEAVEN-BEGOT', a. Begot by a celestial being.
||HEAV'EN-BORN, a. Born from heaven; native of heaven, or of the celestial regions; as heaven-born ...
||HEAV'EN-BRED, a. Produced or cultivated in heaven; as heaven-bred poesy.
||HEAV'EN-BUILT, a. Built by the agency or favor of the gods; as a heaven-built wall.
||HEAVEN-DIRECT'ED, a. Pointing to the sky; as a heaven-directed spire.1. Taught or directed by the ...
||HEAV'EN-FALLEN, a. Fallen from heaven; having revolted from God.
||HEAV'EN-GIFTED, a. Bestowed by heaven.
||HEAVEN-INSPI'RED, a. Inspired by heaven.
||HEAVEN-INSTRUCT'ED, a. Taught by heaven.
||HEAV'EN-KISSING, a. Touching as it were the sky.
||HEAV'EN-LOVED, a. Beloved by heaven.
||HEAVEN-SALU'TING, a. Touching the sky.
||HEAV'EN-WARRING, a. Warring against heaven.
||HEAVEN, n. hev'n.1. The region or expanse which surrounds the earth, and which appears above and ...
||HEAVENIZE, v.t. hev'nize. To render like heaven. [Unauthorized.]
||HEAV'ENLINESS, n. [from heavenly.] Supreme excellence.
||HEAVENLY-MINDED, a. Having the affections place on heaven, and on spiritual things.
||HEAVENLY-MINDEDNESS, n. The state of having the affections placed on heavenly things and spiritual ...
||HEAV'ENLY, a. Pertaining to heaven; celestial; as heavenly regions; heavenly bliss.1. Resembling ...
||HEAV'ENWARD, adv. Toward heaven.
||HE'AVER, n. One who heaves or lifts. Among seamen, a staff for a lever.
||HEAVES, n. heevz. A disease of horses, characterized by difficult and laborious respiration.
||HEAV'ILY, adv. hev'ily. [from heavy.] With great weight; as, to bear heavily on a thing; to be ...
||HEAV'INESS, n. hev'iness. Weight; ponderousness; gravity; the quality of being heavy; as the ...
||HE'AVING, ppr. Lifting; swelling; throwing; panting; making an effort to vomit.HE'AVING, n. A ...
||HEAV'NELY, adv. In a manner resembling that of heaven. Where heavenly pensive contemplation ...
||HEAV'Y-HANDED, a. Clumsy; not active or dexterous.
||HEAVY-LA'DEN, a. Laden with a heavy burden.
||HEAV'Y, a. hev'y. 1. Weighty; ponderous; having great weight; tending strongly to the center of ...
||HEB'DOMAD, n. [Gr. seven days; L. hebdomada.]A week; a period of seven days. [Not used.]
||HEBDOM'ADARY, a. Weekly; consisting of seven days, or occurring every seven days.HEBDOM'ADARY, n. ...
||HEBDOMAT'ICAL, a. Weekly.
||HEB'EN, n. Ebony.
||HEB'ETATE, v.t. [L. hebeto, from hebes, dull, blunt, heavy.]To dull; to blunt; to stupefy; as, to ...
||HEB'ETATED, ppr. Made blunt, dull or stupid.
||HEB'ETATING, pp. Rendering blunt, dull or stupid.
||HEBETA'TION, n. The act of making blunt, dull or stupid.1. The state of being dulled.
||HEBE'TE, a. Dull; stupid.
||HEB'ETUDE, n. [L. hebetudo.] Dullness; stupidity.
||HEBRA'IC, a. [from Hebrew.] Pertaining to the Hebrews; designating the language of the Hebrews.
||HEBRA'ICALLY, adv. After the manner of the Hebrew language; from right to left.
||HE'BRAISM, n. A Hebrew idiom; a peculiar expression or manner of speaking in the Hebrew language.
||HE'BRAIST, n. One versed in the Hebrew language.
||HE'BRAIZE, v.t. To convert into the Hebrew idiom; to make Hebrew.HE'BRAIZE, v.i. To speak Hebrew, ...
||HE'BREW, n. [Heb. Eber, either a proper name, or a name denoting passage, pilgrimage, or coming ...
||HE'BREWESS, n. An Israelitish woman.
||HEBRI'CIAN, n. One skilled in the Hebrew language.
||HEBRID'IAN, a. Pertaining to the isles called Hebrides, west of Scotland.
||HEC'ATOMB, n. [L. hecatombe; Gr. a hundred, and an ox.]In antiquity, a sacrifice of a hundred ...
||HECK, n. [See Hatch.] An engine or instrument for catching fish; as a salmon heck.1. A rack for ...
||HECK'LE, v.t. A different orthography of hackle, or hetchel.
||HEC'TARE, n. [Gr. a hundred, and L. area.] A French measure containing a hundred ares, or ten ...
||HEC'TICAL, a. [Gr. habit of body, to have.] Habitual; denoting a slow, continual fever, marked by ...
||HEC'TICALLY, adv. Constitutionally.
||HEC'TOGRAM, n. [Gr. a hundred; and a gram.] In the French system of weights and measures, a weight ...
||HEC'TOLITER, n. [Gr. a hundred, and a pound.] A French measure of capacity for liquids, containing ...
||HECTOM'ETER, n. [Gr. a hundred, and measure.] A French measure equal to a hundred meters; the ...
||HEC'TOR, n. [from Hector, the son of Priam, a brave Trojan warrior.]1. A bully; a blustering, ...
||HEC'TORED, pp. Bullied; teased.
||HEC'TORING, ppr. Bullying; blustering; vexing.
||HEC'TORISM, n. The disposition or practice of a hector; a bullying.
||HEC'TORLY, a. Blustering; insolent.
||HEDENBERG'ITE, n. [from Hedenberg, who first analyzed it.]A mineral, or ore of iron, in masses, ...
||HEDERA'CEOUS, a. [L. hederaceus, from hedera, ivy.]1. Pertaining to ivy.2. Producing ivy.
||HED'ERAL, a. Composed of ivy; belonging to ivy.
||HEDERIF'EROUS, a. [L. hedera, ivy, and fero, to bear.]Producing ivy.
||HEDGE-BORN, a. Of low birth, as if born in the woods; outlandish; obscure.
||HEDGE-BOTE, n. Wood for repairing hedges.
||HEDGE-CREEPER, n. One who skulks under hedges for bad purposes.
||HEDGE-FU'MITORY, n. A plant.
||HEDGE-HYSSOP, n. A plant, the Gratiola.
||HEDGE-MUSTARD, n. A plant, the Erysimum.
||HEDGE-NETTLE, n. A plant, the Galeopsis. The shrubby hedge-nettle is of the genus Prasium.
||HEDGE-NOTE, a. A term of contempt for low writing.
||HEDGE-SPARROW, n. A bird of the genus Motacilla, frequenting hedges; distinguished from the ...
||HEDGE-WRITER, n. A Grub-street writer or low author.
||HEDGE, n. hej. [Eng. haw] Properly, a thicket of thorn-bushes or other shrubs or small trees; but ...
||HEDGEHOG-THISTLE, n. A plant, the Cactus.
||HEDGEHOG, n. A quadruped, or genus of quadrupeds, the Erinaceus. The common hedgehog has round ...
||HEDGEPIG, n. A young hedgehog.
||HEDG'ER, n. One who makes hedges.
||HEDGEROW, n. A row or series of shrubs or trees planted for inclosure, or separation of fields.
||HEDGING-BILL, n. A cutting hook used in dressing hedges.
||HEDG'ING, ppr. Inclosing with a hedge; obstructing; confining.
||HEED, v.t. To mind; to regard with care; to take notice of; to attend to; to observe. With ...
||HEE'DED, pp. Noticed; observed; regarded.
||HEE'DFULLY, adv. Attentively; carefully; cautiously. Listen heedfully to good advice.1. ...
||HEE'DFULNESS, n. Attention; caution; vigilance; circumspection; care to guard against danger, or ...
||HEE'DLESS, a. Inattentive; careless; negligent of the means of safety; thoughtless; regardless; ...
||HEE'DLESSLY, adv. Carelessly; negligently; inattentively; without care or circumspection.
||HEE'DLESSNESS, n. Inattention; carelessness; thoughtlessness; negligence.
||HEE'L-PIECE, n. Armor for the heels.1. A piece of leather on the heel of a shoe.
||HEEL, n. [L. calx; Gr. a tumor.]1. The hind part of the foot, particularly of man; but it is ...
||HEE'LER, n. A cock that strikes well with his heels.
||HEFT, n.1. Heaving; effort. He cracks his gorge, his sides. With violent hefts. [Not used.]2. ...
||HEFT'ED, a. Heaved; expressing agitation.
||HEGI'RA, n. In chronology, an epoch among the Mohammedans, from which they compute time. The ...
||HEIF'ER, n. hef'er. A young cow.
||HEIGH-HO. hi-ho. An exclamation expressing some degree of languor or uneasiness. Dryden has used ...
||HEIGHTEN, v.t. hitn. To raise higher; but not often used in this literal sense.1. To advance in ...
||HEIGHTENED, pp. hitnd. Raised higher; elevated; exalted; advanced; improved; aggravated; ...
||HEIGHTENING, ppr. hitning. Raising; elevating; exalting; improving; increasing; ...
||HEINOUS, a. An incorrect orthography. [See Hainous.]
||HEIR-APPA'RENT, n. The man who, during the life of his ancestor, is entitled to succeed to his ...
||HEIR-LOOM, n. are-loom. Any furniture, movable, or personal chattel, which by law descends to the ...
||HEIR, n. are. [L. haeres, haeredis.]1. The man who succeeds, or is to succeed another in the ...
||HEIRDOM, n. aredom. Succession by inheritance.
||HEIRESS, n. aress. A female heir; a female that inherits, or is entitled to inherit an estate; an ...
||HEIRLESS, a. areless. Destitute of an heir.
||HEIRSHIP, n. areship. The state, character or privileges of an heir; right of inheriting.1. ...
||HELD, pret. and pp. of hold. A court was held in Westminster hall. At a council held on the first ...
||HELE, v.t. [L. celo.] To hide.
||HELI'ACAL, a. [L. heliacus; Gr. the sun.]Emerging from the light of the sun, or passing into it. ...
||HELI'ACALLY, adv. A star rises heliacally, when it emerges from the sun's light, so as to be ...
||HEL'ICAL, a. [Gr. a scroll, or spiral body.] Spiral; winding; moving round.
||HEL'ICITE, n. [See Helix.] Fossil remains of the helix, a shell.
||HE'LING, n. [from hele, obs.; L. celo.] The covering of the roof of a building; written also ...
||HELIOCENT'RIC, a. [Gr. the sun, and center.] The heliocentric place of a planet, is the place of ...
||HELIOL'ATER, n. [Gr. the sun, and to worship.]A worship of the sun.
||HELIOL'ATRY, n. [Gr. the sun, and service, worship.]The worship of the sun, a branch of Sabianism.
||HELIOM'ETER, n. [Gr. the sun, and to measure.] An instrument for measuring with exactness the ...
||HE'LIOSCOPE, n. [Gr. the sun, and to view.] A sort of telescope fitted for viewing the sun without ...
||HE'LIOSTATE, n. [Gr. the sun.] An instrument by which a sunbeam may be steadily directed to one ...
||HE'LIOTROPE, n. [Gr. the sun, and to turn.]1. Among the ancients, an instrument or machine for ...
||HELISPHER'ICAL, a. [helix and sphere.] Spiral. The helispherical line is the rhomb line in ...
||HE'LIX, n. [Gr. a winding.] A spiral line; a winding; or something that is spiral; as a winding ...
||HELL-CONFOUND'ING, a. Defeating the infernal powers.
||HELL, n. 1. The place or state of punishment for the wicked after death. Matt.10. Luke 12. Sin ...
||HELL'BLACK, a. Black as hell.
||HEL'LEBORE, n. [L. helleborus.] The name of several plants of different genera, the most important ...
||HEL'LEBORISM, n. A medicinal preparation of hellebore.
||HELLEN'IC, a. Pertaining to the Hellenes, or inhabitants of Greece, so called from Hellas in ...
||HEL'LENISM, n. A phrase in the idiom, genius or construction of the Greek language.
||HEL'LENIST, n. A Grecian Jew; a Jew who used the Greek language.1. One skilled in the Greek ...
||HELLENIS'TIC, a. Pertaining to the Hellenists. The Hellenistic language was the Greek spoken or ...
||HELLENIS'TICALLY, adv. According to the Hellenistic dialect.
||HEL'LENIZE, v.i. To use the Greek language.
||HEL'LESPONT, n. A narrow strait between Europe and Asia, now called the Dardanelles; a part of the ...
||HELLESPONT'INE, a. Pertaining to the Hellespont.
||HEL'LIER, n. A tiler or slater. [See Hele.] [Not in use.]
||HELL'ISH, a. Pertaining to hell.1. Like hell in qualities; infernal; malignant; wicked; ...
||HELL'ISHLY, adv. Infernally; with extreme malignity; wickedly; detestably.
||HELL'ISHNESS, n. The qualities of hell or of its inhabitants; extreme wickedness,malignity or ...
||HELL'WARD, adv. Towards hell.
||HELL'Y, a. Having the qualities of hell.
||HELM, a termination, denotes defense; as in Sighelm, victorious defense. [See Helmet.]HELM, n.1. ...
||HELM'ET, n. Defensive armor for the head; a head-piece; a morion. The helmet is worn by horsemen ...
||HELM'ETED, a. Furnished with a helmet.
||HELMIN'THIC, a. [Gr. a worm.] Expelling worms.HELMIN'THIC, n. A medicine for expelling worms.
||HELMINTHOLOG'ICAL, n. [See Helminthology.] Pertaining to worms or vermes, or to their history.
||HELMINTHOL'OGIST, n. One who is versed in the natural history of vermes.
||HELMINTHOL'OGY, n. [Gr. a worm, and discourse.] The science or knowledge of vermes; the ...
||HELM'LESS, a. Destitute of a helmet.1. Without a helm.
||HELMS'MAN, n. The man at the helm.
||HELM'WIND, n. A wind in the mountainous parts of England, so called.
||HE'LOTISM, n. Slavery; the condition of the Helots, slaves in Sparta.
||HELP, v.t. A regular verb; the old past tense and participle holp and holpen being obsolete.1. To ...
||HELP'ER, n. One that helps, aids or assists; an assistant; an auxiliary.1. One that furnishes or ...
||HELP'FUL, a. That gives aid or assistance; that furnishes means of promoting an object; useful.1. ...
||HELP'FULNESS, n. Assistance; usefulness.
||HELP'LESS, a. Without help in one's self; destitute of the power or means to succor or relieve ...
||HELP'LESSLY, adv. Without succor.
||HELP'LESSNESS, n. Want of strength or ability; inability; want of means in one's self to obtain ...
||HELTER-SKELTER, cant words denoting hurry and confusion. [L. hilariter and celeriter.]
||HELVE, n. helv. The handle of an ax or hatchet.HELVE, v.t. helv. To furnish with a helve, as an ...
||HELVET'IC, a. Designating what pertains to the Helvetii, the inhabitants of the Alps, now ...
||HEL'VIN, n. [From Gr. the sun.] A mineral of a yellowish color, occurring in regular ...
||HEM, n.1. The border of a garment, doubled and sewed to strengthen it and prevent the raveling of ...
||HEM'ACHATE, n. [Gr. blood, and agate.] A species of agate, of a blood color.
||HEM'ATIN, n. [Gr. blood.] The coloring principle of logwood, of a red color and bitterish taste.
||HEM'ATITE, n. [Gr. from blood.] The name of two ores of iron, the red hematite,and the brown ...
||HEMATIT'IC, a. Pertaining to hematite, or resembling it.
||HEM'ATOPE, n. The sea-pye, a fowl of the grallic order, that feeds on shell-fish.
||HEMEROBAP'TIST, n. [Gr. day, and to wash.] One of a sect among the Jews who bathed every day.
||HEM'I, in composition, from Gr. which signifies half, like demi and semi.
||HEM'ICRANY, n. [Gr. half and the skull.] A pain that affects only one side of the head.
||HEM'ICYCLE, n. [Gr.] A half circle; more generally called a semicircle.
||HEMID'ITONE, n. In Greek music, the lesser third.
||HEM'INA, n. [L.] In Roman antiquity, a measure containing half a sextary, and according to ...
||HEM'IPLEGY, n. [Gr. half, and a stroke, to strike.] A palsy that affects one half of the body; a ...
||HEMIP'TERA, n. [Gr. half, and a wing.] The hemipters form an order of insects with the upper wings ...
||HEMIP'TERAL, a. Having the upper wings half crustaceous and half membranaceous.
||HEM'ISPHERE, n. [Gr.] A half sphere; one half of a sphere or globe, when divided by a plane ...
||HEMISPHER'IC'ICAL, a. Containing half a sphere or globe; as a hemispheric figure or form; a ...
||HEM'ISTICH, n. [Gr.] Half a poetic verse, or a verse not completed.
||HEMIS'TICHAL, a. Pertaining to a hemistich; denoting a division of the verse.
||HEM'ITONE, n. [Gr.] A half tone in music; now called a semitone.
||HEM'ITROPE, a. [Gr. half, and to turn.] Half-turned; a hemitrope crystal is one in which one ...
||HEM'LOCK, n.1. A plant of the genus Conium, whose leaves and root are poisonous. Also, the Cicuta ...
||HEMOP'TOE, a. [Gr. blood, and a spitting.] A spitting of blood.
||HEM'ORRHAGIC, a. Pertaining to a flux of blood; consisting in hemorrhage.
||HEMORRHAGY, n. [Gr. blood, and to burst.] A flux of blood, proceeding from the rupture of a ...
||HEMORRHOID'AL, a. Pertaining to the hemorrhoids; as the hemorrhoidal vessels.1. Consisting in a ...
||HEM'ORRHOIDS, n. [Gr. blood, and a flowing.] A discharge of blood from the vessels of the anus; ...
||HEMP-AG'RIMONY, n. A plant, a species of Eupatorium.
||HEMP, n. [L. cannabis.]1. A fibrous plant constituting the genus Cannabis, whose skin or bark is ...
||HEMP'EN, a. hemp'n. Made of hemp; as a hempen cord.
||HEMP'Y, a. Like hemp. [Unusual.]
||HEN, n. The female of any kind of fowl; but it is particularly applied to the female of the ...
||HEN'BANE, n. [hen and bane.] A plant, the Hyoscyamus, of several species. The roots, leaves and ...
||HEN'BIT, n. A plant, the ivy-leaved speedwell.
||HENCE, adv. hens.1. From this place. Arise, let us go hence. John 14. I will send thee far hence ...
||HENCEFORTH, adv. hens'forth. From this time forward. I never from thy side henceforth will stray.
||HENCEFORWARD, adv. hensfor'ward. From this time forward; henceforth.
||HENCH'BOY, n. A page; a servant.
||HENDEC'AGON, n. [Gr. eleven, and an angle.] In geometry, a figure of eleven sides, and as many ...
||HENDECASYL'LABLE, n. [Gr.] A metrical line of eleven syllables.
||HENDI'ADIS, n. [Gr.] A figure, when two nouns are used instead of a noun and an adjective.
||HEN'HOUSE, n. A house or shelter for fowls.
||HEN'PECKED, a. Governed by the wife.
||HEN'ROOST, n. A place where poultry rest at night.
||HENS'FEET, n. A plant, hedge-fumitory.
||HENT, v.t. To seize; to lay hold on.1. To crowd; to press on.
||HEP'-TREE, n. The wild dog-rose, a species of Rosa.
||HE'PAR, n. [L. hepar,the liver.] A combination of sulphur with an alkali was formerly called by ...
||HEPAT'ICAL, a. [L. hepaticus; Gr. the liver.] Pertaining to the liver; as hepatic gall; hepatic ...
||HEP'ATITE, n. A gem or mineral that takes its name from the liver. Plin. L. 37.11.Hepatite is a ...
||HEP'ATIZE, v.t. To impregnate with sulphurated hydrogen gas.
||HEP'ATIZED, pp. Impregnated or combined with sulphurated hydrogen gas. On the right of the river ...
||HEPATOS'COPY, n. [Gr. the liver, and to view.] The art or practice of divination by inspecting the ...
||HEPS, n. The berries of the hep-tree, or wild dog-rose.
||HEPTACAP'SULAR, a. [Gr. seven, and L. capsula, a cell.]Having seven cells or cavities for seeds; a ...
||HEP'TACHORD, n. [Gr. seven, and chord.] A system of seven sounds. In ancient poetry, verses sung ...
||HEP'TAGON, n. [Gr. seven, and an angle.]In geometry, a figure consisting of seven sides and as ...
||HEPTAG'ONAL, a. Having seven angles or sides. Heptagonal numbers, in arithmetic, a sort of ...
||HEP'TAGYN, n. [Gr. seven, and a female.] In botany, a plant that has seven pistils.
||HEPTAGYN'IAN, a. Having seven pistils.
||HEPTAHEXAHE'DRAL, a. [Gr. seven, and hexahedral.] Presenting seven ranges of faces one above ...
||HEPTAM'EREDE, n. [Gr. seven, and part.]That which divides into seven parts.
||HEPTAND'ER, n. [Gr. seven, and a male.] In botany, a plant having seven stamens.
||HEPTAN'DRIAN, a. Having seven stamens.
||HEPTAN'GULAR, a. [Gr. seven, and angular.] Having seven angles.
||HEPTAPH'YLLOUS, a. [Gr. seven, and a leaf.] Having seven leaves.
||HEPTAR'CHIC, a. Denoting a sevenfold government.
||HEP'TARCHIST, n. A ruler of one division of a heptarchy.
||HEP'TARCHY, n. [Gr. seven and rule.] A government by seven persons, or the country governed by ...
||HEP'TATEUCH, n. [Gr. seven, and book.] The first seven books of the Old Testament. [Little used.]
||HER, pronounced hur, an adjective, or pronominal adjective of the third person. [L. suus.]1. ...
||HER'ALD, n. 1. An officer whose business was to denounce or proclaim war,to challenge to battle, ...
||HER'ALDIC, a. Pertaining to heralds or heraldry; as heraldic delineations.
||HER'ALDRY, n. The art or office of a herald. Heraldry is the art, practice or science of ...
||HER'ALDSHIP, n. The office of a herald.
||HERB-CHRISTOPHER, n. A plant, of the genus Actaea.
||HERB-ROBERT, n. A plant, a species of Geranium.
||HERB, n. erb. [L. herba.]1. A plant or vegetable with a soft or succulent stalk or stem, which ...
||HERBA'CEOUS, a. [L. herbaceus.] Pertaining to herbs. Herbaceous plants are such as perish annually ...
||HERB'AGE, n. Herbs collectively; grass; pasture; green food for beasts.The influence of true ...
||HERB'AGED, a. Covered with grass.
||HERB'AL, n. A book that contains the names and descriptions of plants, or the classes, genera, ...
||HERB'ALIST, n. A person skilled in plants; one who makes collections of plants.
||HERB'AR, n. An herb.
||HERB'ARIST, n. A herbalist. [Little used.]
||HERBA'RIUM, n. A collection of dried plants.
||HERB'ARIZE. [See Herborize.]
||HERB'ARY, n. A garden of plants.
||HERB'ELET, n. A small herb.
||HERBES'CENT, a. [L. herbescens.] Growing into herbs.
||HERB'ID, a. [L. herbidus.] Covered with herbs. [Little used.]
||HERBIV'OROUS, a. [L. herba and voro, to eat.] Eating herbs; subsisting on herbaceous plants; ...
||HERB'LESS, a. Destitute of herbs.
||HERB'ORIST. [See Herbalist.]
||HERBORIZA'TION, n. [from herborize.]1. The act of seeking plants in the field; botanical ...
||HERB'ORIZE, v.i. To search for plants, or to seek new species of plants, with a view to ascertain ...
||HERB'ORIZED, pp. Figured; containing the figure of a plant; as a mineral body. Daubenton has shown ...
||HERB'ORIZING, ppr. Searching for plants.1. Forming the figures of plants in minerals.
||HERB'OUS, a. [L. herbosus.] Abounding with herbs.
||HERB'WOMAN, n. erb'woman. A woman that sells herbs.
||HERB'Y, a. Having the nature of herbs. [Little used.]
||HERCU'LEAN, a. [from Hercules.] Very great, difficult or dangerous; such as it would require the ...
||HER'CULES, n. A constellation in the northern hemisphere, containing 113 stars.
||HERCYN'IAN, a. [from Hercynia.] Denoting an extensive forest in Germany, the remains of which are ...
||HERD, n.1. A collection or assemblage; applied to beasts when feeding or driven together. We say, ...
||HERD'GROOM, n. A keeper of a herd.
||HERD'ING, ppr. Associating in companies.
||HERD'LESS, n. A shepherdess.
||HERDS'MAN, n. A keeper of herds; one employed intending herds of cattle.1. Formerly, the owner of ...
||HERE, adv.1. In this place; in the place where the speaker is present; opposed to there. Behold, ...
||HE'REABOUT'REABOUTS, adv. About this place.
||HERE`AFTER, adv. In time to come; in some future time.1. In a future state.HERE`AFTER,n. A future ...
||HEREAT', adv. At this. He was offended hereat, that is, at this saying, that fact, &c.
||HEREBY', adv. By this. Hereby we became acquainted with the nature of things.
||HERED'ITABLE, a. [from the root of heir; L. haereditas.]That may be inherited. [Not much used. See ...
||HERED'ITABLY, adv. By inheritance; by right of descent. The one-house-owners belong hereditably to ...
||HEREDIT'AMENT, n. [L. haeres, haeredium. See Heir.]Any species of property that may be inherited; ...
||HERED'ITARILY, adv. By inheritance; by descent from an ancestor.
||HERED'ITARY, a.1. That has descended from an ancestor. He is in possession of a large hereditary ...
||HEREIN', adv. In this. Herein is my Father glorified,that ye bear much fruit. John 15.
||HEREIN'TO, adv. Into this.
||HER'EMIT, n. A hermit.
||HEREMIT'ICAL, a. [It should rather be written hermitical.]Solitary; secluded from society.
||HEREOF', adv. Of this; from this. Hereof comes it that prince Harry is valiant.
||HEREON', adv. On this.
||HEREOUT', adv. Out of this place.
||HER'ESIARCH, n. s as z. [Gr. heresy, and chief.] A leader in heresy; the chief of a sect of ...
||HER'ESIARCHY, n. Chief heresy.
||HER'ESY, n. [Gr. to take, to hold; L. haeresis.]1. A fundamental error in religion, or an error of ...
||HER'ETIC, n.1. A person under any religion, but particularly the christian, who holds and teaches ...
||HERET'ICAL, a. Containing heresy; contrary to the established faith, or to the true faith.
||HERET'ICALLY, adv. In an heretical manner; with heresy.
||HER'ETOCH, n. [L. duco, dux; Eng. to tug.] Among our Saxon ancestors,the leader or commander of an ...
||HERETOFO'RE, adv. In times before the present; formerly.
||HEREUNTO', adv. To this.
||HEREUPON', adv. On this.
||HEREWITH', adv. With this.Most of the compounds of here and a preposition, are obsolete or ...
||HER'IOT, n. In English law, a tribute or fine payable to the lord of the fee on the decease of the ...
||HER'IOTABLE, a. Subject to the payment of a heriot.
||HER'ISSON, n. In fortification, a beam or bar armed with iron spikes pointing outwards, and a ...
||HER'ITABLE, a. [from the root of heir, L. haeres.]1. Capable of inheriting, or taking by descent. ...
||HER'ITAGE, n.1. Inheritance; an estate that passes from an ancestor to an heir by descent or ...
||HERL, n. The skin of flax; the filaments of flax or hemp.1. A filamentous substance.[In New ...
||HERMAPHRODE'ITY, n. Hermaphrodism.
||HERMAPH'RODISM, n. [infra.] The union of the two sexes in the same individual.
||HERMAPH'RODITE, n. [Gr. Mercury, and Venus.]1. A human being, having the parts of generation both ...
||HERMAPHRODIT'IC, a. Partaking of both sexes.
||HERMAPHRODIT'ICALLY, adv. After the manner of hermaphrodites.
||HERMENEU'TICAL, a. [Gr. an interpreter, from Mercury.]Interpreting; explaining; unfolding the ...
||HERMENEU'TICALLY, adv. According to the true art of interpreting words.
||HERMENEU'TICS, n. The art of finding the meaning of an author's words and phrases, and of ...
||HERMET'ICAL, a. [Gr. Mercury, the fabled inventor of chimistry.]1. Designating chimistry; ...
||HERMET'ICALLY, adv. According to the hermetic art; chimically; closely; accurately; as a vessel ...
||HER'MIT, n. [Gr. solitary, destitute.]1. A person who retires from society and lives in solitude; ...
||HER'MITAGE, n. The habitation of a hermit; a house or hut with its appendages, in a solidary ...
||HER'MITARY, n. A cell for the religious annexed to some abbey.
||HER'MITESS, n. A female hermit.
||HERMIT'ICAL, a. Pertaining to a hermit, or to retired life.1. Suited to a hermit.
||HERMODAC'TYL, n. [Gr. Mercury, and a finger; Mercury's finger.]In the Materia Medic, a root brought ...
||HERMOGE'NIANS, n. A sect of ancient heretics, so called from their leader Hermogenes, who lived ...
||HERN, n. A heron, which see.
||HERN'HILL, n. A plant.
||HERN'IA, n. [L.] In surgery, a rupture; a descent of the intestines or omentum from their natural ...
||HERN'SHAW, n. A heron.
||HE'RO, n. [L. heros; Gr. a demigod.]1. A man of distinguished valor, intrepidity or enterprise in ...
||HERO'DIANS, n. A sect among the Jews,which took this name from Herod; but authors are not agreed ...
||HEROI-COM'IC, a. [See Hero and Comic.] Consisting of the heroic and the ludicrous; denoting the ...
||HERO'IC, a. Pertaining to a hero or heroes; as heroic valor.1. Becoming a hero; bold; daring; ...
||HERO'ICAL, a. The same as heroic. [Little used.]
||HERO'ICALLY, adv. In the manner of a hero; with valor; bravely; courageously; intrepidly. The wall ...
||HER'OINE, n. her'oin. A female hero; a woman of a brave spirit. [Heroess is not in use.]
||HER'OISM, n. The qualities of a hero; bravery; courage; intrepidity; particularly in war.
||HER'ON, n. A large fowl of the genus Ardea, a great devourer of fish.
||HER'ONSHAW, n. A place where herons breed.
||HE'ROSHIP, n. The character of a hero.
||HER'PES,n. [Gr. to creep.] Tetters; an eruption on the skin; erysipelas; ringworm, &c. This ...
||HERPET'IC, a. Pertaining to the herpes or cutaneous eruptions; resembling the herpes, or partaking ...
||HERPETOLOG'ICAL, a. Pertaining to herpetology.
||HERPETOL'OGIST, n. A person versed in herpetology, or the natural history of reptiles.
||HERPETOL'OGY, n. [Gr. a reptile, and discourse.] A description of reptiles; the natural history of ...
||HERRING-FISHERY, n. The fishing for herrings, which constitutes an important branch of business ...
||HER'RING,n. A fish of the genus Clupea. Herrings, when they migrate, move in vast shoals, and it ...
||HERS, pron. hurz, pron. fem. possessive; as, this house is hers,that is, this is the house of her. ...
||HERSCHEL, n. her'shel. A planet discovered by Dr. Herschel, in 1781.
||HERSE, n. hers.1. In fortification, a lattice or portcullis in the form of a harrow, set with iron ...
||HERSELF', pron. [her and self.] This denotes a female,the subject of discourse before mentioned, ...
||HERSELIKE, a. hers'like. Funereal; suitable to funerals.
||HERS'ILLON, n. [from herse.] In the military art, a plank or beam, whose sides are set with spikes ...
||HER'Y, v.t. To regard as holy.
||HES'ITANCY, n. [See Hesitate.] A doubting; literally, a stopping of the mind; a pausing to ...
||HES'ITANT, a. Hesitating; pausing; wanting volubility of speech.
||HES'ITATE, v.i. s as z. [L. haesito, haereo, to hang.]1. To stop or pause respecting decision or ...
||HES'ITATING, ppr. Doubting; pausing; stammering.
||HES'ITATINGLY, adv. With hesitation or doubt.
||HESITA'TION, n. A pausing or delay in forming an opinion or commencing action; doubt;suspension of ...
||HESPE'RIAN. [L. hesperius, western, from hesperus, vesper, the evening star, Venus.]Western; ...
||HEST, n. Command; precept; injunction; order. [Now obsolete,but it is retained in the compound, ...
||HET'ERARCHY, n. [Gr. another, and rule.] The government of an alien.
||HET'EROCLITE,n. [Gr. another, or different, to incline, to lean.]1. In grammar, a word which is ...
||HETEROCLIT'ICAL, a. Irregular; anomalous; deviating from ordinary forms or rules.
||HETEROC'LITOUS, a. Heteroclitic. [Not in use.]
||HET'ERODOX, a. [Gr. another, different, and opinion.]1. In theology, heretical; contrary to the ...
||HET'ERODOXY, n. Heresy; an opinion or doctrine contrary to the doctrines of the Scriptures, or ...
||HET'EROGENE, a. [See the next word.]
||HETEROGENE'ITY, n. Opposition of nature; contrariety or dissimilitude of qualities. [Ill ...
||HETEROGE'NEOUS, a. [Gr. other, and kind.] Of a different kind or nature; unlike or dissimilar in ...
||HETEROGE'NEOUSNESS, n. Difference of nature and quality; dissimilitude or contrariety in kind, ...
||HETEROPH'YLLOUS, a. [Gr. diverse, and leaf.]Producing a diversity of leaves; as a heterophyllous ...
||HETEROP'TICS, n. [See Optics.] False optics.
||HETEROS'CIAN, n. [Gr. other, and shadow.]Those inhabitants of the earth are called Heteroscians, ...
||HEU'LANDITE, a. [from M. Heuland.] A mineral, occurring massive, frequently globular, or ...
||HEW, v.t. pret. hewed; pp. hewed or hewn.1. To cut with an ax, or other like instrument, for the ...
||HEW'ED, pp. Cut and made smooth or even; chopped; hacked; shaped by cutting or by a chisel.
||HEW'ER, n. One who hews wood or stone.
||HEW'ING, ppr. Cutting and making smooth or even; chopping; hacking; forming by the chisel.
||HEWN, pp. The same as hewed.
||HEX'ACHORD, n. [Gr. six and a chord.] In ancient music, an imperfect chord called a sixth. Also, ...
||HEXADACTYLOUS, a. [Gr.] Having six toes.
||HEX'ADE, n. [Gr. six.] A series of six numbers.
||HEX'AGON, n. [Gr. six and an angle.] In geometry, a figure of six sides and six angles. If the ...
||HEXAG'ONAL, a. Having six sides and six angles.
||HEXAG'ONY, for hexagon, is not used.
||HEX'AGYN, n. [Gr. six, and a female.] In botany, a plant that has six pistils.
||HEXAGYN'IAN, a. Having six pistils.
||HEXAHE'DRAL, a. Of the figure of a hexahedron; having six equal sides.
||HEXAHE'DRON, n. [Gr. six, and a base or seat.] A regular solid body of six sides; a cube.
||HEXAHEM'ERON, n. [Gr. six, and day.] The term of six days.
||HEXAM'ETER, n. [Gr. six, and measure.] In ancient poetry, a verse of six feet, the first four of ...
||HEXAMET'RICAL, a. Consisting of six metrical feet.
||HEXAN'DER, n. [Gr. six and male.] In botany, a plant having six stamens.
||HEXAN'DRIAN, a. Having six stamens.
||HEXAN'GULAR, a. [Gr. six, and angular.] Having six angles or corners.
||HEX'APED, a. [Gr. six; L. pes, pedis, the foot.]Having six feet.HEX'APED, n. An animal having six ...
||HEXAPET'ALOUS, a. [Gr. six, and a leaf, a petal.] Having six petals or flower-leaves.
||HEXAPH'YLLOUS, a. [Gr. six, and a leaf.] Having six leaves.
||HEX'APLAR, a. [Gr. six, and to unfold.] Sextuple; containing six columns; from Hexapla, the work ...
||HEXAS'TICH, n. [Gr. six, and a verse.]A poem consisting of six verses.
||HEX'ASTYLE, n. [Gr. six, and a column.]A building with six columns in front.
||HEY. An exclamation of joy or mutual exhortation, the contrary to the L.hei.
||HEYDAY, exclam. An expression of frolick and exultation, and sometimes of wonder.HEYDAY, n. A ...
||HIA'TION, n. [L. hio, to gape.] The act of gaping. [Not used.]
||HIA'TUS, n. [L. from hio, to open or gape.]1. An opening; an aperture; a gap; a chasm.2. The ...
||HI'BERNACLE, n. [L. hibernacula, winter-quarters.]1. In botany, the winter-quarters of a plant, ...
||HIBERN'AL, a. [L. hibernus.] Belonging or relating to winter.
||HI'BERNATE, v.i. [L. hiberno.] To winter; to pass the season of winter in close quarters or in ...
||HIBERNA'TION, n. The passing of winter in a close lodge, as beasts and fowls that retire in cold ...
||HIBER'NIAN, a. Pertaining to Hibernia, now Ireland.HIBER'NIAN, n. A native of Ireland.
||HIBERN'ICISM, n. An idiom or mode of speech peculiar to the Irish.
||HIBERNO-CELTIC, n. The native language of the Irish; the Gaelic.Hiccius Doccius. A cant word for ...
||HICK'ORY, n. A tree, a species of Juglans or walnut. Its nut is called hickory-nut.
||HICK'UP, n. [The English is a compound of hic and cough; and hic may be allied to hitch, to catch. ...
||HICK'WAY, n. A small species of woodpecker.
||HI'DAGE, n. [from hide, a quantity of land.] An extraordinary tax formerly paid to the kings of ...
||HIDAL'GO, n. In Spain, a man of noble birth.
||HID'DEN, pp. of hide. Concealed; placed in secrecy.1. Secret; unseen.2. Mysterious.
||HID'DENLY, adv. In a hidden or secret manner.
||HIDE, v.t. pret. hid; pp. hid, hidden. 1. To conceal; to withhold or withdraw from sight; to place ...
||HI'DEBOUND, a. A horse is hidebound, when his skin sticks so closely to his ribs and back, as not ...
||HID'EOUS, a.1. Frightful to the sight; dreadful; shocking to the eye; applied to deformity; as a ...
||HID'EOUSLY, adv. In a manner to frighten; dreadfully; shockingly.
||HID'EOUSNESS, n. Frightfulness to the eye; dreadfulness; horribleness.
||HI'DER, n. [from hide.] One who hides or conceals.
||HI'DING-PLACE, n. A place of concealment.
||HI'DING, ppr. Concealing; covering or withdrawing from view; keeping close or secret.HI'DING, n. ...
||HIE, v.i.1. To hasten; to move or run with haste; to go in haste; a word chiefly used in poetry. ...
||HI'ERARCH, n. [Gr. sacred, and a ruler or prince.]The chief of a sacred order; particularly, the ...
||HIERARCH'AL, a. Belonging to a hierarch.
||HIERARCH'ICAL, a. Belonging to a sacred order, or to ecclesiastical government.
||HI'ERARCHY, n. An order or rank of angels or celestial beings; or a subordination of holy beings. ...
||HIEROGLYPH'IC, n. [Gr. sacred, and to carve.]1. In antiquity, a sacred character; a mystical ...
||HIEROGLYPH'ICAL, a. Emblematic; expressive of some meaning by characters, pictures or figures, as ...
||HIEROGLYPH'ICALLY, adv. Emblematically; by characters or pictures expressive of facts or moral ...
||HI'EROGRAM, n. [Gr. sacred, and letter.]A species of sacred writing.
||HIEROGRAMMAT'IC, a. [Gr. sacred, and letter.] Denoting a kind of writing in sacred or sacerdotal ...
||HIEROGRAM'MATIST, n. A writer of hieroglyphics.
||HIEROGRAPH'ICAL, a. Pertaining to sacred writing.
||HIEROG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. holy, and to write.]Sacred writing. [Little used.]
||HIEROL'OGY, n. [Gr.] A discourse on sacred things.
||HIEROM'ANCY, n. [Gr. sacred, and divination.] Divination by observing the various things offered ...
||HIEROM'NEMON, n. [Gr. sacred, and preserving memory.]In ancient Greece, a magistrate who presided ...
||HI'EROPHANT, n. [Gr. sacred,and to show.] A priest; one who teaches the mysteries and duties of ...
||HIG'GLE, v.i. [L. cocio.]1. To carry provisions about and offer them for sale.2. To chaffer; to ...
||HIGGLEDY-PIGGLEDY, adv. In confusion; a low word.
||HIG'GLER, n. One who carries about provisions for sale.1. One who chaffers in bargaining.
||HIGH-AIMED, a. Having grand or lofty designs.
||HIGH-ARCHED, a. Having elevated arches.
||HIGH-ASPI'RING, a. Having elevated views; aiming at elevated objects.
||HIGH-BLEST, a. Supremely happy.
||HIGH-BLOWN, a. Swelled much with wind; inflated, as with pride or conceit.
||HIGH-BORN, a. Being of noble birth or extraction.
||HIGH-BUILT, a. Of lofty structure.1. Covered with lofty buildings. The high-built elephant his ...
||HIGH-CLIMBING, a. Climbing to a great height.1. Difficult to be ascended.
||HIGH-COLORED, a. Having a strong, deep or glaring color.1. Vivid; strong or forcible in ...
||HIGH-DAY, a. Fine; befitting a holiday.
||HIGH-DESIGNING, a. Forming great schemes.
||HIGH-EMBOWED, a. Having lofty arches.
||HIGH-ENGEN'DERED, a. Engendered aloft, or in the air.
||HIGH-FED, a. Pampered; fed luxuriously.
||HIGH-FLAMING, a. Throwing flame to a great highth.
||HIGH-FLIER, n. One that carries his opinions to extravagance.
||HIGH-FLOWN, a. Elevated; swelled; proud; as high-flown hopes.1. Turgid; swelled; extravagant; as ...
||HIGH-FLUSHED, a. Much elated.
||HIGH-FLYING, a. Extravagant in claims or opinions; as high-flying, arbitrary kings.Highgate Resin. ...
||HIGH-GAZING, a. Looking upwards.
||HIGH-GOING, a. Moving rapidly.
||HIGH-GROWN, a. Having the crop considerably grown.
||HIGH-HEAPED, a. Covered with high piles; as a high-heaped table.1. Raised in high piles.
||HIGH-HE`ARTED, a. Full of courage.
||HIGH-HEELED, a. Having high heels.
||HIGH-HUNG, a. Hung aloft; elevated.
||HIGH-LIVED, a. Pertaining to high life.
||HIGH-METTLED, a. Having high spirit; ardent; full of fire; as a high-mettled steed.
||HIGH-MINDED, a. Proud; arrogant. Be not high-minded, but fear. Rom.11.1. Having honorable pride; ...
||HIGH-OPERATION, n. In surgery, a method of extracting the stone from the human bladder, by cutting ...
||HIGH-PLACE, n. In Scripture, an eminence or mound on which sacrifices were offered. Before the ...
||HIGH-PLACED, a. Elevated in situation or rank.
||HIGH-PRIEST, n. A chief priest.
||HIGH-PRINCIPLED, a. Extravagant in notions of politics.
||HIGH-RAISED, a. Elevated; raised aloft.1. Raised with great expectations or conceptions.
||HIGH-REACHING, a. Reaching to a great highth.1. Reaching upwards.2. Ambitious; aspiring.
||HIGH-REARED, a. Raised high; of lofty structure.
||HIGH-RED, a. Having a strong red color; deeply red.
||HIGH-REPENT'ED, a. Deeply repented.
||HIGH-RESOLV'ED, a. Very resolute.
||HIGH-ROOFED, a. Having a lofty or sharp roof.
||HIGH-SEASONED, a. Enriched with spices or other seasoning.
||HIGH-SEATED, a. Fixed on high; seated in an elevated place.
||HIGH-SIGHTED, a. Always looking upward.
||HIGH-SOUNDING, a. Pompous; noisy; ostentatious; as high-sounding words or titles.
||HIGH-SPIRITED, a. Full of spirit or natural fire; easily irritated; irascible.1. Full of spirit; ...
||HIGH-STOMACHED, a. Having a lofty spirit; proud; obstinate.
||HIGH-SWELLING, a. Swelling greatly; inflated; boastful.
||HIGH-SWOLN, a. Greatly swelled.
||HIGH-TAPER, n. A plant of the genus Verbascum.
||HIGH-TASTED, a. Having a strong relish; piquant.
||HIGH-TOWERED, a. Having lofty towers.
||HIGH-VICED, a. Enormously wicked.
||HIGH-WROUGHT, a. Wrought with exquisite art or skill; accurately finished.1. Inflamed to a high ...
||HIGH, a. hi.1. Extending a great distance above the surface of the earth; elevated; lofty; of ...
||HIGHLAND, n. Elevated land; a mountainous region.Highlands of Scotland, mountainous regions ...
||HIGHLANDER, n. An inhabitant of the mountains; as the Highlanders of Scotland.
||HIGHLANDISH, a. Denoting high or mountainous land.
||HIGHLY, adv. hi'ly. With elevation in place.1. In a great degree. We are highly favored. Exercise ...
||HIGHMOST, a. Highest. [Not used.]
||HIGHNESS, n. hi'ness. Elevation above the surface; loftiness; altitude; highth.1. Dignity; ...
||HIGHT , n. hite, or hith.1. Elevation above the ground; any indefinite distance above the earth. ...
||HIGHWATER-MARK, n. The line made on the shore by the tide at its utmost highth.
||HIGHWATER, n. The utmost flow or greatest elevation of the tide; also, the time of such elevation.
||HIGHWA'Y, n. A public road; a way open to all passengers; so called, either because it is a great ...
||HIGHWA'YMAN, n. One who robs on the public road, or lurks in the highway for the purpose of ...
||HILARATE, is not in use. [See Exhilarate.]
||HILAR'ITY, n. [L. hilaritas; Gr. joyful, merry.]Mirth; merriment; gayety. Hilarity differs from ...
||HIL'ARY-TERM, n. The term of courts, &c., which begins January 23.
||HILD, G. and D. held, Dan.heldt, a hero, is retained in names, as Hildebert, a bright hero; ...
||HILD'ING, n. A mean, sorry, paltry man or woman.
||HILL, n. [L. collis.]1. A natural elevation of land, or a mass of earth rising above the common ...
||HILL'ED, pp. or a. Having hills.
||HILL'ING, n. A covering.1. The act of raising the earth around plants.
||HILL'OCK, n. A small hill.
||HILL'SIDE, n. The side or declivity of a hill.
||HILL'Y, a. Abounding with hills; as a hilly country.
||HILT, n. The handle of any thing; but chiefly applied to the handle of a sword.
||HILT'ED, a. Having a hilt.
||HI'LUM, n. The eye of a bean or other seed; the mark or scar of the umbilical chord,by which the ...
||HIM, pron. The objective case of he, L. eum, anciently em or im. Him that is weak in the faith ...
||HIMSELF', pron. In the nominative or objective case. [him and self.]1. He; but himself is more ...
||HIN, n. [Heb.] A Hebrew measure of capacity containing the sixth part of an ephah, or about five ...
||HIND, n. The female of the red deer or stag.HIND, n. A domestic; a servant.1. A peasant; a ...
||HINDBERRY, n. A species of Rubus.
||HINDER, a. comp. of hind. That is in a position contrary to that of the head or fore part; ...
||HIN'DERANCE, n. The act of impeding or restraining motion.1. Impediment; that which stops ...
||HIN'DERED, pp. Stopped; impeded; obstructed; retarded.
||HIN'DERER, n. One who stops or retards; that which hinders.
||HIN'DERING, ppr. Stopping; impeding; obstructing; retarding.
||HINDERMOST, a. That which is behind all others; the last. [but we now use hindmost.]
||HINDMOST, a. The last; that is in the rear of all others. He met thee in the way, and smote the ...
||HIN'DOO, n. An aboriginal of Hindoostan, or Hindostan.
||HINGE, n. hinj. [This word appears to be connected with hang,and with angle,the verb.] 1. The hook ...
||HING'ING, ppr. Depending; turning.
||HINT, v.t. To bring to mind by a slight mention or remote allusion; to allude to; to suggest by a ...
||HIP, n. The projecting part of an animal formed by the osilium or haunch bone; the haunch, or the ...
||HIP'HALT, a. [hip and halt.] Lame; limping.
||HIP, HIPPED, HIPPISH. [See Hyp.]
||HIP'PELAPH, n. An animal of the deer kind, in Norway, about the size of the elk, and partaking of ...
||HIP, HIPPED, HIPPISH. [See Hyp.]
||HIP'POCAMP, n. [Gr. a horse, and to bend.] A name given to the sea-horse.
||HIPPOCEN'TAUR, n. [Gr. a horse, to spur, and a bull.]In ancient fable, a supposed monster, half man ...
||HIP'POCRAS, n. A medicinal drink, composed of wine with an infusion of spices and other ...
||HIPPOC'RATISM, n. The philosophy of Hippocrates, as it regards medicine.
||HIP'PODAME, n. A sea-horse.
||HIP'PODROME, n. [Gr. a horse, and a course, to run.] Anciently, a circus, or place in which horse ...
||HIP'POGRIFF, n. [Gr. a horse,and a griffon.] A fabulous animal or monster, half horse and half ...
||HIP'POLITH, n. [Gr. a horse, and a stone.] A stone found in the stomach or intestines of a horse.
||HIP'POMANE, n. [Gr. a horse, and madness.]1. A sort of poisonous substance, used anciently as a ...
||HIPPOPH'AGOUS, a. Feeding on horses, as the Tartars.
||HIPPOPH'AGY, n. [Gr. a horse, and to eat.] The act or practice of feeding on horses.
||HIPPOPOT'AMUS, n. [Gr. a horse, and a river.] The river-horse, an animal that inhabits the Nile ...
||HIP'ROOF, n. [hip and roof.] A roof that has an angle.
||HIP'SHOT, a. [hip and shot.] Having the hip dislocated.
||HIP'WORT, n. A plant.
||HIRE, v.t. 1. To procure from another person and for temporary use, at a certain price, or for a ...
||HI'RED, pp. Procured or taken for use, at a stipulated or reasonable price; as a hired farm.1. ...
||HI'RELING, n. One who is hired, or who serves for wages.1. A mercenary; a prostitute.HI'RELING, ...
||HI'RER, n. One that hires; one that procures the use of any thing for a compensation; one who ...
||HI'RING, ppr. Procuring the use of for a compensation.
||HIRSU'TE, a. [L. hirsutus.]1. Hairy; rough with hair; shaggy; set with bristles.2. In botany, it ...
||HIRSU'TENESS, n. Hairiness.
||HIS, pron. possessive of he,and pronounced hiz.1. Of him. Thus in Alfred's Orosius, "Sume for his ...
||HIS'INGERITE, n. A mineral found in the cavities of calcarious spar, in Sudermanland.
||HIS'PID, a. [L. hispidus.] Rough.1. In botany, having strong hairs or bristles; beset with stiff ...
||HISS, v.i. 1. To make a sound by driving the breath between the tongue and the upper teeth; to ...
||HISS'ING, ppr. Making the noise of serpents.HISS'ING, n. A hissing sound; an expression of scorn ...
||HISS'INGLY, adv. With a whistling sound.
||HIST, exclam. A word commanding silence; equivalent to hush, be silent.
||HISTO'RIAL, a. Historical.
||HISTO'RIAN, n. [L. historicus.] A writer or compiler of history; one who collects and relates ...
||HISTOR'ICAL, a. [L. historicus.] Containing history, or the relation of facts; as a historical ...
||HISTOR'ICALLY, adv. In the manner of history; by way of narration. The Gospels declare ...
||HIS'TORIED, a. Recorded in history. [Not much in use.]
||HISTO'RIER, n. A historian.
||HIS'TORIFY, v.t. To relate; to record in history. [Not used.]
||HISTORIOG'RAPHER, n. [Gr. history, and to write.] A historian; a writer of history; particularly, ...
||HISTORIOG'RAPHY, n. The art or employment of a historian.
||HISTORIOL'OGY, n. A discourse on history, or the knowledge of history. [Not in use.]
||HIS'TORY-PIECE, n. A representative of any remarkable event in painting, which exhibits the actors, ...
||HIS'TORY, n. [L. historia; Gr. knowing, learned, and to inquire, to explore, to learn by inspection ...
||HIS'TRION, n. A player. [Not in use.]
||HISTRION'ICAL, a. [L. histrionicus, from histrio, a buffoon, an actor, or stage player.]Pertaining ...
||HISTRION'ICALLY, adv. In the manner of a buffoon or pantomime; theatrically.
||HIS'TRIONISM, n. The acts or practice of buffoons or pantomimes; stage-playing.
||HIT, v.t. pret. and pp. hit.1. To strike or touch, either with or without force. We hit a thing ...
||HITCH, v.t. To hook; to catch by a hook; as, to hitch a bridle.1. To fasten by hitching; as, to ...
||HITCH'ED, pp. Caught; hooked; fastened.
||HITCH'EL, v.t. To hatchel. [Not used. See Hatchel.]
||HITHE, n. A port or small haven; as in Queenhithe, and Lambhithe, now Lambeth.
||HITH'ER, adv.1. To this place; used with verbs signifying motion; as, to come hither; to proceed ...
||HITH'ERMOST, a. Nearest on this side.
||HITH'ERTO, adv. To this time; yet. The Lord hath blessed me hitherto. Josh.17.1. In any time, or ...
||HITH'ERWARDS, adv. This way; towards this place. A puissant and mighty power-- Is marching ...
||HIVE, n.1. A box, chest or kind of basket for the reception and habitation of a swarm of ...
||HI'VED, pp. Lodged in a hive or shelter.
||HI'VER, n. One that collects bees into a hive.
||HIVES, n. A disease, the croup, or cynanche trachealis; rattles.
||HO, exclam. A word used by teamsters, to stop their teams. It has been used as a noun, for stop, ...
||HOA, exclam. [L. eho.] A call to excite attention, or to give notice of approach. What noise ...
||HOAR-FROST, n. The white particles of ice formed by the congelation of dew or watery vapors.
||HOAR, a.1. White; as hoar frost; hoar cliffs.2. Gray; white with age; hoary; as a matron grave ...
||HOARD, n. A store, stock or large quantity of any thing accumulated or laid up; a hidden stock; a ...
||HOARDED, pp. Collected and laid up in store.
||HOARDER, n. One who lays up in store; one who accumulates and keeps in secret.
||HOARDING, ppr. Laying up in store.1. Instinctively collecting and laying up provisions for ...
||HOARED, a. Moldy; musty. [Not in use.]
||HOARHOUND. [See Horehound.]
||HOARINESS, n. [from hoary.] The state of being white, whitish or gray; as the hoariness of the ...
||HOARSE, a. hors.1. Having a harsh, rough, grating voice, as when affected with a cold.2. Rough; ...
||HOARSELY, adv. With a rough, harsh, grating voice or sound.
||HOARSENESS, n. Harshness or roughness of voice or sound; preternatural asperity of voice.
||HOARY, n. [See Hoar.] White or whitish; as the hoary willows.1. White or gray with age; as hoary ...
||HOAX, n. Something done for deception or mockery; a trick played off in sport.HOAX, v.t. To ...
||HOB'BISM, n. The principles of the sceptical Thomas Hobbes.
||HOB'BIST, n. A follower of Hobbes.
||HOB'BLE, v.i.1. To walk lamely, bearing chiefly on one leg; to limp; to walk with a hitch or hop, ...
||HOB'BLEDEHOY, n. A cant phrase for a boy at the age of puberty.
||HOB'BLER, n. One that hobbles.HOB'BLER, n. [from hobby.] One who by his tenure was to maintain a ...
||HOB'BLING, ppr. Walking with a halting or interrupted step.
||HOB'BLINGLY, adv. With a limping or interrupted step.
||HOB'BY, n. A kind of hawk; a hawk of the lure.HOB'BY, n.1. A strong active horse, of a middle ...
||HOB'BYHORSE, n. [tautological.] A hobby; a wooden horse on which boys ride.1. A character in the ...
||HOB'GOBLIN, n. A fairy; a frightful apparition.
||HO'BIT, n. A small mortar, or short gun for throwing bombs. [See Howitzer, the common ...
||HOB'LIKE, a. Clownish; boorish.
||HOB'NAIL, n. A nail with a thick strong head, for shoeing horses.1. A clownish person; in ...
||HOB'NAILED, a. Set with hobnails; rough.
||HOB'NOB, adv. Take, or not take; a familiar invitation to reciprocal drinking.Hobson's choice, a ...
||HOBOY. [See Hautboy.]
||HOCK, n. The joint of an animal between the knee and the fetlock.1. A part of the thigh.HOCK
||HOCK'EY, n. Harvest-home. [Not used.]
||HOCK'HERB, n. A plant, the mallows.
||HOCK'LE, v.t. To hamstring; to hough; to disable by cutting the tendons of the ham.
||HOCUSPOCUS, v.t. To cheat.
||HOD, n. A kind of tray for carrying mortar and brick,used in bricklaying. It is fitted with a ...
||HOD'DY-DODDY, n. An awkward or foolish person.
||HODIERN'AL, a. [L. hodiernus, from hodie, hoc die,this day.] Of this day; belonging to the ...
||HOD'MAN, n. A man who carries a hod; a mason's tender.
||HOD'MANDOD, n. A shell-fish, otherwise called dodman.1. A shell-snail.
||HOE, n. ho. A farmer's instrument for cutting up weeds and loosening the earth in fields and ...
||HO'ED, pp. Cleared from weeds, or loosened by the hoe.
||HO'EING, ppr. Cutting, scraping or digging with a hoe.1. Clearing of weeds with a hoe.
||HO'FUL, a. Careful.
||HOG, n.1. A swine; a general name of that species of animal.2. In England, a castrated sheep of a ...
||HOG'COTE, n. [hog and cote.] A shed or house for swine; a sty.
||HOG'GED, pp. Scraped under water.1. Curving; having the ends lower than the middle.
||HOG'GEREL, n. A sheep of the second year.A two year old ewe.
||HOG'GET, n. A sheep two years old.1. A colt of a year old, called also hog-colt. [Local.]2. A ...
||HOG'GISH, a. Having the qualities of a hog; brutish; gluttonous; filthy; meanly selfish.
||HOG'GISHLY, adv. In a brutish, gluttonous or filthy manner.
||HOG'GISHNESS, n. Brutishness; voracious greediness in eating; beastly filthiness; mean ...
||HOGH, n. [See High.] A hill; a cliff.
||HOG'HERD, n. [hog and herd.] A keeper of swine.
||HOG'PEN, n. [hog and pen.] A hogsty.
||HOG'S-BEANS, n. A plant.
||HOG'S-FENNEL, n. A plant of the genus Peucedanum.
||HOG'S-MUSHROOMS, n. A plant.
||HOGS'HEAD, n. [the English orthography is grossly corrupt.]1. A measure of capacity, containing ...
||HOG'STY, n. [hog and sty.] A pen or inclosure for hogs.
||HOG'WASH, n. [hog and wash.] Swill; the refuse matters of a kitchen or brewery, or like matter for ...
||HO'HLSPATH, n. The mineral otherwise called macle,and chiastolite.
||HOI'DEN, n. A rude, bold girl; a romp.1. A rude, bold man. [Not used in the United ...
||HOIST, v.t. [originally hoise; but corrupted, perhaps beyond remedy.]1. To raise; to lift. We'll ...
||HOIST'ED, pp. Raised; lifted; drawn up.
||HOIST'ING, ppr. Raising; lifting.
||HO'KEDAY, n. High day; a day of feasting and mirth, formerly held in England the second Tuesday ...
||HOLC'AD, n. [Gr.] In ancient Greece, a large ship of burden.
||HOLD, v.t. pret.held; pp. held. Holden is obsolete in elegant writing. [Gr. to hold or restrain; ...
||HOLDBACK, n. Hinderance; restraint.
||HOLDER, n. One who holds or grasps in his hand, or embraces with his arms.1. A tenant; one who ...
||HOLDERFORTH, n. A haranguer; a preacher.
||HOLDFAST, n. A thing that takes hold; a catch; a hook.
||HOLDING, ppr. Stopping; confining; restraining; keeping; retaining; adhering; maintaining, ...
||HOLE, n.1. A hollow place or cavity in any solid body, of any shape or dimensions, natural or ...
||HOLIBUT. [See Halibut.]
||HO'LIDAM, n. [holy and dame.] Blessed lady; an ancient oath.
||HOLIDAY. [See Holyday.]
||HO'LILY, adv. [from holy.] Piously; with sanctity.1. Sacredly; inviolably; without breach. ...
||HO'LINESS, n. [from holy.] The state of being holy; purity or integrity of moral character; ...
||HO'LING-AX, n. A narrow ax for cutting holes in posts.
||HOL'LAND, n. Fine linen manufactured in Holland.
||HOL'LANDER, n. A native of Holland.
||HOL'LEN, n. [See Holly.]
||HOL'LO, v.i. To call out or exclaim. [See Halloo.]
||HOLLO'A, exclam. A word used in calling. Among seamen, it is the answer to one that hails, ...
||HOL'LOW-EYED, a. Having sunken eyes.
||HOL'LOW-HE`ARTED, a. Insincere; deceitful; not sound and true; of practice or sentiment different ...
||HOL'LOW-ROOT, n. A plant, tuberous moschatel, or inglorious, constituting the genus Adoxa; a low ...
||HOL'LOW, a.1. Containing an empty space, natural or artificial, within a solid substance; not ...
||HOL'LOWED, pp. Made hollow; excavated.
||HOL'LOWING, ppr. Making hollow; excavating.
||HOL'LOWLY, adv. Insincerely; deceitfully.
||HOL'LOWNESS, n. The state of being hollow; cavity; depression of surface; excavation.1. ...
||HOL'LY, n. [perhaps L. ilex, for hilex; L. celo.]The holm tree, of the genus Ilex, of several ...
||HOL'LYHOCK,n. A plant of the genus Alcea, bearing flowers of various colors. It is called also ...
||HOL'LYROSE, n. A plant.
||HOLM, n. The evergreen oak; the ilex.1. An islet, or river isle.2. A low flat tract of rich land ...
||HOLM'ITE, n. A variety of carbonate of lime; so called from Mr. Holme, who analyzed it.
||HOL'OCAUST, n. [Gr. whole,and burnt, to burn.] A burnt-sacrifice or offering, the whole of which ...
||HOL'OGRAPH, n. [Gr. whole, and to write.] A deed or testament written wholly by the grantor's or ...
||HOLOGRAPHI'IC, a. Written wholly by the grantor or testator himself.
||HOLOM'ETER, n. [Gr. all, and to measure.] An instrument for taking all kinds of measures, both on ...
||HOLP, HOLPEN, the antiquated pret. and pp. of help.
||HOLP, HOLPEN, the antiquated pret. and pp. of help.
||HOLSTER, n. [L. celo.] A leathern case for a pistol, carried by a horseman at the fore part of his ...
||HOLSTERED, a. Bearing holsters; as a holstered steed.
||HOLT, n. [L. celo.] A wood or woodland; obsolete, except in poetry.
||HOLY-CROSS day, n. The fourteenth of September.
||HO'LY-ONE, n. An appellation of the Supreme Being, by way of emphasis.1. An appellation of ...
||HOLY-ROOD day, n. A festival observed by Roman Catholics in memory of the exaltation of our ...
||HO'LY-THISTLE, n. A plant of the genus Cnicus.The blessed thistle, Centaurea benedicta.
||HO'LY-THURSDAY, n. The day on which the ascension of our Savior is commemorated, ten days before ...
||HO'LY-WEEK, n. The week before Easter, in which the passion of our Savior is commemorated.
||HO'LY, a.1. Properly, whole, entire or perfect, in a moral sense. Hence, pure in heart, temper or ...
||HOL'YDAY, n. A day set apart for commemorating some important event in history; a festival ...
||HOM'AGE, n. [L. homo, man.]1. In feudal law, the submission, loyalty and service which a tenant ...
||HOM'AGEABLE, a. Subject to homage.
||HOM'AGER, n. One who does homage, or holds land of another by homage.'s Pyrophorus,ignited muriate ...
||HOME, n. [Gr. a house, a close place, or place or rest.]1. A dwelling house; the house or place in ...
||HO'MEBORN, a. Native; natural.1. Domestic; not foreign.
||HO'MEBRED, a. Native; natural; as homebred lusts.1. Domestic; originating at home; not foreign; ...
||HO'MEFELT, a. Felt in one's own breast; inward; private; as homefelt joys or delight.
||HO'MEKEEPING, a. Staying at home.
||HO'MELESS, a. Destitute of a home.
||HO'MELINESS, n. [from homely.] Plainness of features; want of beauty. It expresses less than ...
||HO'MELOT, n. An inclosure on or near which the mansion house stands.
||HO'MELY, a. [from home.] Of plain features; not handsome; as a homely face. It expresses less ...
||HO'MELYN, n. A fish.
||HO'MEMADE, a. Made at home; being of domestic manufacture; made either in private families, or in ...
||HOMER'IC, a. Pertaining to Homer,the great poet of Greece, or to his poetry; resembling Homer's ...
||HO'MESPEAKING, n. Forcible and efficacious speaking.
||HO'MESPUN, a. Spun or wrought at home; of domestic manufacture.1. Not made in foreign ...
||HO'MESTEAD, n. The place of a mansion house; the inclosure or ground immediately connected with ...
||HO'MEWARD-BOUND, a. Destined for home; returning from a foreign country to the place where the ...
||HO'MEWARDS, adv. Toward home; toward one's habitation, or toward one's native country.
||HOM'ICIDAL, a. [from homicide.] Pertaining to homicide; murderous bloody.
||HOM'ICIDE, n. [L. homicidium; homo, man, and caedo, to strike, to kill.]1. The killing of one ...
||HOMILET'ICAL, a. [ Gr. to converse in company.]1. Pertaining to familiar intercourse; social; ...
||HOM'ILIST, n. One that preaches to a congregation.
||HOM'ILY, n. [Gr. to converse in company, a company or assembly.]A discourse or sermon read or ...
||HOM'MOC, n. [I suppose this to be an Indian word.]A hillock or small eminence of a conical form, ...
||HOM'MONY, n. [Indian.] In America, maiz hulled and broken, but coarse, prepared for food by being ...
||HOMOGENE'ITY, Words not to be encouraged; equivalent to.
||HOMOGE'NEOUS, a. [Gr. like, and kind.] Of the same kind or nature; consisting of similar parts, ...
||HOMOGE'NEOUSNESS, n. Sameness of kind or nature.
||HOM'OGENY, n. Joint nature.
||HOMOL'OGATE, v.t. [Gr. like, and to speak.] To approve; to allow.
||HOMOL'OGOUS, a. [Gr. similar, and proportion.] Proportional to each other; a term in geometry, ...
||HOMON'YMOUS, a. [Gr. like, and name.] Equivocal; ambiguous; that has different significations, or ...
||HOMON'YMOUSLY, adv. In an equivocal manner.
||HOMON'YMY, n. [Gr. See Supra.] Ambiguity; equivocation.
||HOMOPH'ONY, n. [Gr. like, sound.] Likeness of sound. Among the Greeks, a kind of music performed ...
||HOMOT'ONOUS, a. [Gr. like, and tone.] Equable; of the same tenor; applied to diseases which have a ...
||HO'NE-WORT, n. A plant of the genus Sison.
||HONE, n. A stone of a fine grit, used for sharpening instruments that require a fine edge, and ...
||HON'EST, a. on'est. [L. honestus, from honos, honor.]1. Upright; just; fair in dealing with ...
||HONESTA'TION, n. Adornment; grace. [Not used.]
||HON'ESTLY, adv. on'estly. Uprightly; justly; with integrity and fairness; as a contract honestly ...
||HON'ESTY, n. on'esty. [L. honestas.]1. In principle, an upright disposition; moral rectitude of ...
||HON'EY-BAG, n. The stomach of a honey-bee.
||HON'EY-COMB, n. A substance of a firm, close texture, formed by bees into hexagonal cells for ...
||HONEY-COMBED, a. Having little flaws or cells.
||HON'EY-DEW, n. A sweet saccharine substance, found on the leaves of trees and other plants in ...
||HON'EY-FLOWER, n. A plant of the genus Melianthus.
||HON'EY-GNAT, n. An insect.
||HON'EY-GUIDE, n. A species of Cuckoo, found in Africa, which will conduct persons to hives of wild ...
||HON'EY-H`ARVEST, n. Honey collected.
||HON'EY-LOCUST, n. A plant,the three-thorned Acacia, of the genus Gleditsia.
||HON'EY-MONTH, n. The first month after marriage.
||HON'EY-MOUTHED, a. Soft or smooth in speech.
||HON'EY-STALK, n. Clover-flower.
||HON'EY-STONE, n. [See Mellite.]
||HON'EY-SUCKLE, n. A genus of plants, the Lonicera, of many species, one of which is called ...
||HON'EY-SWEET, a. Sweet as honey.
||HON'EY-TONGUED, a. Using soft speech.
||HON'EY-WORT, n. A plant of the genus Cerinthe.
||HON'EY, n. hun'y.1. A sweet vegetable juice, collected by bees from the flowers of plants, and ...
||HON'EYED, a. Covered with honey.1. Sweet; as honeyed words.
||HON'EYLESS, a. Destitute of honey.
||HON'IED, a. [See Honeyed.]
||HON'OR, n. on'or. [L. honor, honos.]1. The esteem due or paid to worth; high estimation. A ...
||HON'ORABLE, a. [L. honorabilis.]1. Holding a distinguished rank in society; illustrious or noble. ...
||HON'ORABLENESS, n. The state of being honorable; eminence; distinction.1. Conformity to the ...
||HON'ORABLY, adv. With tokens of honor or respect. The man was honorably received at court.1. ...
||HON'ORARY, a. Conferring honor, or intended merely to confer honor; as an honorary degree; an ...
||HON'ORED, pp. Respected; revered; reverenced; elevated to rank or office; dignified; exalted; ...
||HON'ORER, n. One that honors; one that reveres, reverences or regards with respect.1. One who ...
||HON'ORING, ppr. Respecting highly; reverencing; exalting; dignifying; conferring marks of esteem; ...
||HON'ORLESS, a. Destitute of honor; not honored.
||HOOD'-WINK, v.t. [hood and wink.] To blind by covering the eyes. We will blind and hood-wink ...
||HOOD. [L. fraternitas.]HOOD, n.1. A covering for the head used by females, and deeper than a ...
||HOOD'ED, pp. Covered with a hood; blinded.
||HOOD'MAN, blind, n. A play in which a person blinded is to catch another and tell his name; ...
||HOOF'-BOUND, a. A horse is said to be hoof-bound when he has a pain in the fore-feet, occasioned ...
||HOOF, n.1. The horny substance that covers or terminates the feet of certain animals, as horses, ...
||HOOF'ED, a. Furnished with of hoofs. Of all the hoofed quadrupeds,the horse is the most beautiful.
||HOOK, n. 1. A piece of iron or other metal bent into a curve for catching, holding and sustaining ...
||HOOK'ED, a. Bent into the form of a hook; curvated. The claws of a beast are hooked.1. Bent; ...
||HOOK'EDNESS, n. A state of being bent like a hook.
||HOOK'ING, ppr. Catching with a hook; fastening with a hook.
||HOOK'NOSED, a. Having a curvated or aquiline nose.
||HOOK'Y, a. Full of hooks; pertaining to hooks.
||HOOP, n. A band of wood or metal used to confine the staves of casks,tubs, &c. or for other ...
||HOOP'ER, n. One who hoops casks or tubs; a cooper.
||HOOP'ING-COUGH, n. A cough in which the patient hoops or whoops,with a deep inspiration of breath.
||HOOP'ING, ppr. Fastening with hoops.HOOP'ING, ppr. Crying out; shouting.
||HOOP'OO, n. [L. upupa, epops.] A bird of the genus Upupa, whose head is adorned with a beautiful ...
||HOORAW', exclam. A shout of joy or exultation. [This is the genuine English word, for which we ...
||HOOT, v.i.1. To cry out or shout in contempt. Matrons and girls shall hoot at thee no more.2. To ...
||HOOT'ING, n. A shouting; clamor.
||HOP, n. The fruit of the dog-rose, or wild brier.
||HOP'BIND, n. The stalk or vine on which hops grow.
||HOPE, n. [L. cupio.]1. A desire of some good, accompanied with at least a slight expectation of ...
||HO'PED, pp. Desired with expectation.
||HO'PEFUL, a. Having qualities which excite hope; promising or giving ground to expect good or ...
||HO'PEFULLY, adv. In a manner to raise hope; in a way promising good. He prosecutes his scheme ...
||HO'PEFULNESS, n. Promise of good; ground to expect what is desirable.
||HO'PELESS, a. Destitute of hope; having no expectation of that which is desirable; despairing. I ...
||HO'PELESSLY, adv. Without hope.
||HO'PELESSNESS, n. A state of being desperate, or affording no hope.
||HO'PER, n. One that hopes.
||HO'PING, ppr. Having hope; indulging desire of good with the expectation of obtaining it, or a ...
||HO'PINGLY, adv. With hope or desire of good, and expectation of obtaining it.
||HOP'LITE, n. [Gr. a weapon.] In ancient Greece, a heavy-armed soldier.
||HOP'OAST, n. In Kent, a kiln for drying hops.
||HOP'PER, n. [See Hop.] One who hops, or leaps on one leg.1. Properly, a wooden trough through ...
||HOP'PERS, n. A play in which persons hop or leap on one leg.
||HOP'PING, ppr. Leaping on one leg; dancing.HOP'PING, n. A dancing; a meeting for dancing.
||HOP'PLE, v.t. To tie the feet near together to prevent leaping; as, to hopple an unruly horse.
||HOP'POLE, n. A pole used to support hops.
||HOP'VINE, n. The stalk of hops.
||HO'RAL, a. [L. hora, an hour. See Hour.]Relating to an hour, or to hours.
||HO'RALLY, adv. Hourly. [Not in use.]
||HO'RARY, a. [L. horarius; L. hora hour.]1. Pertaining to an hour; noting the hours; as the horary ...
||HORDE, n. A company of wandering people dwelling in tents or wagons, and migrating from place to ...
||HORE, n. A woman, married or single, who indulges unlawful sexual intercourse; also, a prostitute; ...
||HO'REDOM, n. The practice of unlawful sexual commerce; habitual or customary lewdness of males or ...
||HO'REHOUND, n. The name of several plants of different genera. The common horehound is the ...
||HO'REMONGER, n. A man who is addicted to lewdness, or frequently indulges in unlawful sexual ...
||HO'RESON, n. [hore and son.] A bastard; the son of a hore; a term of reproach or ...
||HO'RISH, a. Lewd, unchaste; loose; given to unlawful sexual intercourse; applied to females only.
||HO'RISHLY, adv. Lewdly; unchastely.
||HOR'IZON, n. [Gr. to bound, a limit.] The line that terminates the view, when extended on the ...
||HORIZON'TAL, a. Pertaining to the horizon, or relating to it.1. Parallel to the horizon; on a ...
||HORIZONTAL'ITY, n. The state of being horizontal.
||HORIZON'TALLY, adv. In a direction parallel to the horizon; on a level; as a ball carried ...
||HORN, n. [L. cornu]1. A hard substance growing on the heads of certain animals, and particularly ...
||HORN'BEAK, n. A fish. [See Hornfish.]
||HORN'BEAM, n. [See Beam.] A genus of trees, the Carpinus, so named from the hardness of the wood.
||HORN'BILL, n. A fowl of the genus Buceros,which has a flat bony forehead with two horns; a native ...
||HORN'BLEND, n. A mineral of several varieties, called by Hauy amphibole. It is sometimes in ...
||HORNBLOWER, n. One that blows a horn.
||HORN'BOOK, n. The first book of children, or that in which they learn their letters and rudiments; ...
||HORN'ED, a. Furnished with horns; as horned cattle.1. Shaped like a crescent, or the new moon.
||HORN'EDNESS, n. The appearance of horns.
||HORN'ER, n. One who works or deals in horns.1. One who winds or blows the horn.
||HORN'ET, n. An insect of the genus Vespa or wasp, the Vespa crabro. It is much larger and ...
||HORN'FISH, n. The garfish or sea-needle, of the genus Esox.
||HORN'FOOT, a. Having a hoof; hoofed.
||HORN'IFY, v.t. To bestow horns upon. [Not used or vulgar.]
||HORN'ING, n. Appearance of the moon when increasing, or in the form of a crescent.
||HORN'ISH, a. Somewhat like horn; hard.
||HORN'LESS, a. Having no horns.
||HORN'MERCURY, n. Muriate of mercury.
||HORN'OWL, n. A species of owl, so called from two tufts of feathers on its head like horns.
||HORN'PIPE, n. An instrument of music in Wales, consisting of a wooden pipe with horns at the ends; ...
||HORN'SHAVINGS, n. Scrapings or raspings of the horns of deer.
||HORN'SILVER, n. Muriate of silver, or chlorid of silver.
||HORN'SLATE, n. A gray siliceous stone.
||HORN'SPOON, n. A spoon made of horn.
||HORN'STONE, n. A siliceous stone, a subspecies of quartz. It is divided by Jameson into splintery, ...
||HORN'WORK, n. In fortification, an outwork composed of two demi-bastions joined by a curtain.
||HORN'Y, a. Consisting of horn or horns.1. Resembling horn.2. Hard; callous.
||HOROG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. hour, and to write.]1. An account of hours.2. The art of constructing dials.
||HO'ROLOGE, n. [L. horologium; Gr. hour, and to tell.]An instrument that indicates the hour of the ...
||HOROLOG'ICAL, a. Pertaining to the horologe, or to horology.
||HOROLOGIOGRAPH'IC, a. Pertaining to the art of dialling.
||HOROLOGIOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. hour, discourse, and to describe.]An account of instruments that show the ...
||HOROL'OGY, n. [Gr. hour, and to indicate. See Horologe.]The art of constructing machines for ...
||HOROMET'RICAL, a. [from horometry.] Belonging to horometry, or to the measurement of time by hours ...
||HOROM'ETRY, n. [Gr. hour, and measure.]The art or practice of measuring time by hours and ...
||HOR'OSCOPE, n. [Gr. hour, and to view or consider.]1. In astrology, a scheme or figure of the ...
||HOROS'COPY, n. The art or practice of predicting future events by the disposition of the stars and ...
||HOR'RENT, a. [L. horrens. See Horror.] Bristled; standing erect as bristles; pointing outward. ...
||HOR'RIBLE, a. [L. horribilis. See Horror.] Exciting or tending to excite horror; dreadful; ...
||HOR'RIBLENESS, n. The state or qualities that may excite horror; dreadfulness; terribleness; ...
||HOR'RIBLY, adv. In a manner to excite horror; dreadfully; terribly; as horribly loud; horribly ...
||HOR'RID, a. [L. horridus. See Horror.]1. That does or may excite horror; dreadful; hideous; ...
||HOR'RIDLY, adv. In a manner to excite horror; dreadfully; shockingly.
||HOR'RIDNESS, n. The qualities that do or may excite horror; hideousness; enormity.
||HORRIF'IC, a. [L. horrificus.] Causing horror.
||HORRIS'ONOUS, a. [L. horrisonus; horreo, to shake, and sonus, sound.] Sounding dreadfully; ...
||HOR'ROR, n. [L. from horreo, to shake or shiver, or to set up the bristles,to be rough.]1. A ...
||HORSE-CHESTNUT, n. A large nut,the fruit of a species of Aesculus; or the tree that produces it. ...
||HORSE-CU'CUMBER, n. A large green cucumber.
||HORSE-EMMET, n. A species of large ant.
||HORSE-KEEPER, n. One who keeps or takes care of horses.
||HORSE-MILL, a. A mill turned by a horse.
||HORSE-MINT, n. A species of large mint.
||HORSE-MUSCLE, n. A large muscle or shell-fish.
||HORSE, n. hors.1. A species of quadrupeds of the genus Equus, having six erect and parallel ...
||HORSEBACK, n. hors'back. The state of being on a horse; the posture of riding on a horse. I saw ...
||HORSEBEAN, n. A small bean usually given to horses.
||HORSEBLOCK, n. A block or state that assists persons in mounting and dismounting from a horse.
||HORSEBOAT, n. A boat used in conveying horses over a river or other water.1. A boat moved by ...
||HORSEBOY, n. A boy employed in dressing and tending horses; a stable boy.
||HORSEBREAKER, n. One whose employment is to break horses, or to teach them to draw or carry.
||HORSECLOTH, n. A cloth to cover a horse.
||HORSECOURSER, n. One that runs horses,or keeps horses for the race.1. A dealer in horses.
||HORSECRAB, n. A crustaceous fish.
||HORSEDEALER, n. One who buys and sells horses.
||HORSEDRENCH, n. A dose of physic for a horse.
||HORSEDUNG, n. The dung of horses.
||HORSEFACED, a. Having a long coarse face; ugly.
||HORSEFLESH, n. The flesh of a horse.
||HORSEFLY, n. A large fly that stings horses.
||HORSEFOOT, n. A plant, called also coltsfoot.
||HORSEGUARDS, n. A body of cavalry for guards.
||HORSEHAIR, n. The hair of horses.
||HORSEHOE, v.t. To hoe or clean a field by means of horses.
||HORSEKNAVE, n. A groom.
||HORSELAUGH, n. A loud, boisterous laugh.
||HORSELEECH, n. A large leech. [See Leech.]1. A farrier.
||HORSELITTER, n. A carriage hung on poles which are borne by and between two horses.
||HORSELOAD, n. A load for a horse.
||HORSEMAN, n. A rider on horseback.1. A man skilled in riding.2. A soldier who serves on ...
||HORSEMANSHIP, n. The act of riding, and of training and managing horses.
||HORSEMARTEN, n. A kind of large bee.
||HORSEMATCH, n. A bird.
||HORSEMEAT, n. Food for horses; provender.
||HORSEPATH, n. A path for horses, as by canals.
||HORSEPLAY, n. Rough, rugged play.
||HORSEPOND, n. A pond for watering horses.
||HORSEPURSLANE, n. A plant of the genus Trianthema.
||HORSERACE, n. A race by horses; a match of horses in running.
||HORSERACING, n. The practice or act of running horses.
||HORSERADISH, n. A plant of the genus Cochlearia, a species of scurvy grass,having a root of a ...
||HORSESHOE-HEAD, n. A disease of infants, in which the sutures of the skull are too open; opposed ...
||HORSESHOE-VETCH, n. A plant of the genus Hippocrepis.
||HORSESHOE, n. A shoe for horses, consisting of a plate of iron of a circular form.
||HORSETAIL, n. A plant of the genus Equisetum. The shrubby horsetail is of the genus Ephedra.
||HORSETHIEF, n. A stealer of horses.
||HORSETONGUE, n. A plant of the genus Ruscus.
||HORSEWAY, n. A way or road in which horses may travel.
||HORSEWHIP, n. A whip for driving or striking horses.
||HORSEWORM, n. A worm that infests horses; a bott.
||HORTA'TION, n. [L. hortatio, from hortor, to exhort.]The act of exhorting, or giving advice; ...
||HOR'TATIVE, a. Giving exhortation, advisory.HOR'TATIVE, n. Exhortation; a precept given to incite ...
||HOR'TATORY, a. Encouraging; inciting; giving advice; as a hortatory speech.
||HORTEN'SIAL, a. [L. hortensis.] Fit for a garden. [Not used.]
||HOR'TICULTOR, n. [L. hortus, a garden, and cultor, a tiller.]One who cultivates a garden.
||HORTICUL'TURAL, a. Pertaining to the culture of gardens.
||HOR'TICULTURE, n. [L. hortus, garden, and cultura, culture, from colo, to till.] The cultivation ...
||HORTICUL'TURIST, n. One who is skilled in the art of cultivating gardens.
||HOR'TULAN, a. [L. hortulanus.] Belonging to a garden; as a hortulan calendar.
||HORTUSSICCUS, n. [L.] Literally, a dry garden; an appellation given to a collection of specimens ...
||HORT'YARD, n. An orchard, which see.
||HOSAN'NA, n. s as z. [Heb. save, I beseech you.]An exclamation of praise to God, or an invocation ...
||HOSE, n. plu. hosen or hose; pron. hoze, ho'zn.1. Breeches or trowsers.2. Stockings; coverings ...
||HOSEWHIP, v.t. To lash; to strike with a horsewhip.
||HO'SIER, n. ho'zhur. One who deals in stockings and socks, &c.
||HO'SIERY, n. ho'zhury. Stockings in general; socks.
||HOS'PITABLE, a. [L. hospitalis, from hospes, a guest.]1. Receiving and entertaining strangers,with ...
||HOS'PITABLY, adv. With kindness to strangers or guests; with generous and liberal entertainment.
||HOS'PITAGE, n. Hospitality.
||HOS'PITAL, n. [L. hospitalis, supra.]1. A building appropriated for the reception of sick,infirm ...
||HOSPITAL'ITY, n. [L. hospitalitas.] The act or practice of receiving and entertaining strangers or ...
||HOS'PITALLER, n. [from hospital.] Properly, one residing in a hospital for the purpose of ...
||HOS'PITATE, v.i. [L. hospitor.] To reside or lodge under the roof of another. [Not ...
||HOST, n. [L.hostis, a stranger, an enemy, probably of the same family. See Hospitable.]1. One who ...
||HOS'TAGE, n. A person delivered to an enemy or hostile power, as a pledge to secure the ...
||HOSTEL, HOSTELLER. [See Hotel.]
||HOSTEL, HOSTELLER. [See Hotel.]
||HOSTESS-SHIP, n. The character or business of a hostess.
||HOSTESS, n. A female host; a woman who entertains guests at her house.1. A woman who keeps an ...
||HOS'TILE, a. [L. hostilis, from hostis, an enemy, that is, a foreigner.]1. Belonging to a public ...
||HOS'TILELY, adv. In a hostile manner.
||HOSTIL'ITY, n. [L. hostilitas, from hostis, an enemy.]1. The state of war between nations or ...
||HOS'TILIZE, v.t. To make an enemy. [Little used.]
||HOSTING, n. [from host, an army.] An encounter; a battle. [Little used.]1. A muster or review.
||HOS'TLER, n. hos'ler. The person who has the care of horses at an inn.
||HOSTLESS, a. Inhospitable. [Not in use.]
||HOSTRY, a. A stable for horses.1. A lodging house.
||HOT, a.1. Having sensible heat; opposed to cold; as a hot stove or fire; a hot cloth; hot liquors. ...
||HOT'BED, n. In gardening, a bed of earth and horsedung or tanner's bark, covered with glass to ...
||HOT'BRAINED, a. Ardent in temper; violent; rash; precipitate; as hotbrained youth.
||HOTCH-POTCH, n. A mixed mass; a medley of ingredients. [Vulgar.] [See Hotchpot.]
||HOTCH'POT, n.1. Properly, a mingled mass; a mixture of ingredients.2. In law, a mixing of lands. ...
||HOT'COCKLES, n. plu. A play in which one covers his eyes, and guesses who strikes him, or his hand ...
||HOT, HOTE, HOTEN, pp. Called; named.
||HOTEL', n.1. A palace.2. An inn; a house for entertaining strangers or travelers. It was ...
||HOT, HOTE, HOTEN, pp. Called; named.
||HOT'HEADED, a. Of ardent passions; vehement; violent; rash.
||HOT'HOUSE, n. A house kept warm to shelter tender plants and shrubs from the cold air; a place in ...
||HOT'LY, adv. [from hot.] With heat.1. Ardently; vehemently; violently; as a stag hotly pursued.2. ...
||HOT'MOUTHED, a. Headstrong; ungovernable. That hotmouthed beast that bears against the curb.
||HOT'NESS, n. Sensible heat beyond a moderate degree or warmth.1. Violence; vehemence; fury.
||HOT'SPUR, n. [hot and spur.] A man violent, passionate, heady, rash or precipitate.1. A kind of ...
||HOT'SPURRED, a. Vehement; rash; heady; headstrong.
||HOTTENTOT-CHERRY, n. A plant. [See Cherry.]
||HOT'TENTOT, n. A native of the southern extremity of Africa.1. A savage brutal man.
||HOUGH, n. hok.1. The lower part of the thigh; the ham; the joint of the hind leg of a beast that ...
||HOUL'ET, n. An owl. [See Howlet.]
||HOULT, n. [See Holt.]
||HOUND, n. [L. canis.] A generic name of the dog; but in English it is confined to a particular ...
||HOUND'FISH, n. A fish, called also Galeus laevis, with a long round body, and ash-colored sides ...
||HOUNDS, n. In seamen's language, the projecting parts of the head of a mast.
||HOUND'TREE, n. A kind of tree.
||HOUP. [See Hoopoo.]
||HOUR, n. our. [L. hora; also L. tempestivus, from tempus. See Time. But hour, hora, afterward ...
||HOUR'GLASS, n. our'glass. A chronometer that measures the flux of time by the running of sand from ...
||HOUR'HAND, n. The hand or pointed pin which shows the hour on a chronometer.
||HOU'RI, n. Among Mohammedans, a nymph of paradise.
||HOUR'LY, a. our'ly. Happening or done every hour; occurring hour by hour; frequent; often ...
||HOUR'PLATE, n. our'plate. The plate of a clock or other time-piece on which the hours are marked; ...
||HOUS'AGE, n. [from house.] A fee for keeping goods in a house.
||HOUSE-BREAK'ER, n. house'-breaker. One who breaks, opens and enters a house by day with a felonious ...
||HOUSE-BREAKING, n. hous'-breaking. The breaking, or opening and entering of a house by daylight, ...
||HOUSE-WRIGHT, n. hous'wright. An architect who builds houses.
||HOUSE, n. hous. [L. casa; Heb. to put on, to cover.]1. In a general sense, a building or shed ...
||HOUSEBOAT, n. hous'boat. A covered boat.
||HOUSEBOTE, n. hous'bote. 1. In law, a sufficient allowance of wood to repair the house and ...
||HOUS'ED, pp. s as z. Put under cover; sheltered.
||HOUSEDOG, n. hous'dog. A dog kept to guard the house.
||HOUSEHOLD-STUFF, n. hous'hold-stuff. The furniture of a house; the vessels, utensils and goods of ...
||HOUSEHOLD, n. hous'hold. Those who dwell under the same roof and compose a family; those who ...
||HOUSEHOLDER, n. hous'holder. The master or chief of a family; one who keeps house with his family. ...
||HOUSEKEEPER, n. hous'keeper. One who occupies a house with his family; a man or woman who maintains ...
||HOUSEKEEPING, a. hous'keeping. Domestic; used in a family; as housekeeping commodities. [Little ...
||HOUS'EL, n. houz'l. The eucharist; the sacred bread.HOUS'EL, v.t. To give or receive the ...
||HOUSELAMB, n. hous'lamb. A lamb kept in a house for fatting.
||HOUSELEEK, n. hous'leek. [See Leek.] A plant of the genus Sempervivum, which is found on the tops ...
||HOUSELESS, n. hous'less. Destitute of a house or habitation; as the houseless child of want.1. ...
||HOUSEMAID, n. hous'maid. A female servant employed to keep a house clean, &c.
||HOUSEPIGEON, n. A tame pigeon.
||HOUSERAISER, n. One who erects a house.
||HOUSEROOM, n. hous'room. Room or place in a house.
||HOUSESNAIL, n. A particular kind of snail.
||HOUSEWARMING, n. hous'warming. A feast or merry making at the time a family enters a new house.
||HOUSEWIFE, n. hous'wife. [house and wife; contracted into huswife,hussy.] The mistress of a ...
||HOUSEWIFELY, a. hous'wifely. Pertaining to the mistress of a family.1. Taken from housewifery, or ...
||HOUSEWIFERY, n. hous'wifery. The business of the mistress of a family; female business in the ...
||HOUS'ING , n. Among seamen, a small line formed of three strands, smaller than rope-yard, used for ...
||HOUS'LING, a. [See Housel.] Sacramental; as housling fire, used in the sacrament of marriage.
||HOUSS, a covering. [See Housing.]
||HOVE, pret. of heave.
||HOV'EL, n. A shed; a cottage; a mean house.HOV'EL, v.t. To put in a hovel; to shelter.
||HOVEN, pp. of heave.
||HOV'ER-GROUND, n. Light ground.
||HOV'ER, v.i.1. To flap the wings, as a fowl; to hang over or about, fluttering or flapping the ...
||HOV'ERING, ppr. Flapping the wings; hanging over or around; moving with short irregular flights.
||HOW, adv. In what manner. I know not how to answer. How can a man be born when he is old? How can ...
||HOWBE'IT, adv. [how, be, and it.] Be it as it may; nevertheless; notwithstanding; yet; but; ...
||HOW'DY, n. A midwife. [Local.]
||HOWEV'ER, adv. [how and ever.] In whatever manner or degree; as, however good or bad style may ...
||HOW'ITZER, n. A kind of mortar or short gun, mounted on a field carriage, and used for throwing ...
||HOW'KER, n. A Dutch vessel with two masts, a main and a mizen-mast; also, a fishing boat with one ...
||HOWL, v.i. [L. ululo.]1. To cry as a dog or wolf; to utter a particular kind of loud, protracted ...
||HOWL'ET, n. A fowl of the owl kind, which utters a mournful cry. It is as large as a pullet.
||HOWL'ING, ppr. Uttering the cry of a dog or wolf; uttering a loud cry of distress.HOWL'ING, a. ...
||HOWSOEV'ER, adv. [how, so, and ever.]1. In what manner soever.2. Although.[For this word, however ...
||HOX, v.t. To hough; to hamstring. [Not used. See Hough.]
||HOY, n. A small vessel, usually rigged as a sloop, and employed in conveying passengers and goods ...
||HUB, n. The nave of a wheel; a solid piece of timber in which the spokes are inserted.
||HUB'BUB, n. A great noise of many confused voices; a tumult; uproar; riot.
||HUCK, v.i. To haggle in trading. [Not in use.]HUCK, n. The name of a German river-trout.
||HUCK'ABACK, n. A kind of linen with raised figures on it.
||HUCK'LE, n. [infra.] The hip, that is, a bunch.
||HUCK'LEBACKED, a. Having round shoulders.
||HUCK'LEBONE, n. The hip bone.
||HUCK'STER, n. 1. A retailer of small articles, of provisions, nuts, &c.2. A mean trickish ...
||HUCK'STERESS, n. A female peddlar.
||HUD, n. The shell or hull of a hut.
||HUD'DLE, v.i.1. To crowd; to press together promiscuously, without order or regularity. We say of ...
||HUD'DLED, pp. Crowded together without order.
||HUD'DLING, ppr. Crowding or throwing together in disorder; putting on carelessly.
||HUE, n. Color; dye. Flow'rs of all hue.HUE, in the phrase hue and cry, signifies a shouting or ...
||HU'ER, n. One whose business is to cry out or give an alarm. [Not in use.]
||HUFF, n.1. A swell of sudden anger or arrogance. A Spaniard was wonderfully upon the huff about ...
||HUFF'ED, pp. Swelled; puffed up.
||HUFF'ER, n. A bully; a swaggerer; a blusterer.
||HUFF'INESS, n. Petulance; the state of being puffed up.
||HUFF'ING, ppr. Swelling; puffing up; blustering.
||HUFF'ISH, a. Arrogant; insolent; hectoring.
||HUFF'ISHLY, adv. With arrogance or blustering.
||HUFF'ISHNESS, n. Arrogance; petulance; noisy bluster.
||HUFF'Y, a. Swelled or swelling; petulant.
||HUG, v.t.1. To press close in an embrace. --And hugged me in his arms.2. To embrace closely; to ...
||HUGE, a.1. Very large or great; enormous; applied to bulk or size; as a huge mountain; a huge ...
||HU'GELY, adv. Very greatly; enormously; immensely. Doth it not flow as hugely as the sea?
||HU'GENESS, n. Enormous bulk or largeness; as the hugeness of a mountain or of an elephant.
||HUG'GER-MUGGER, n. [Hugger contains the elements of hug and hedge, and mugger, those of smoke.]In ...
||HU'GUENOT, n. A name formerly given to a protestant in France.
||HU'GUENOTISM, n. The religion of the Huguenots in France.
||HU'GY, a. [from huge.] Vast in size. [Not used.]
||HUISH'ER, n. An usher. [See Usher.]
||HUKE, n. A cloke; a hyke.
||HULCH, n. A bunch. [Not used.]
||HULCH'IS, a. Swelling; gibbous. [Not used.]
||HULK, n. 1. The body of a ship, or decked vessel of any kind; but the word is applied only to the ...
||HULK'Y, a. Bulky; unwieldy. [Not used.]
||HULL, n.1. The outer covering of any thing, particularly of a nut or of grain. Johnson says, the ...
||HULL'Y, a. Having husks or pods; siliquous.
||HU'LOTHEISM, n. [Gr. matter, and God.] The doctrine or belief that matter is God, or that there is ...
||HUL'VER, n. Holly, a tree.
||HUM, v.i. To utter the sound of bees; to buzz.1. To make an inarticulate buzzing sound. The ...
||HU'MAN, a. [L. humanus; Heb. form, species.]1. Belonging to man or mankind; pertaining or relating ...
||HU'MANATE, a. Endued with humanity.
||HUMA'NE, a. [supra.] Having the feelings and dispositions proper to man; having tenderness, ...
||HUMA'NELY, adv. With kindness, tenderness or compassion; as, the prisoners were treated ...
||HUMA'NENESS, n. Tenderness.
||HU'MANIST, n. A professor of grammar and rhetoric; a philologist; a term used in the universities ...
||HUMAN'ITY, n. [L. humanitas.]1. The peculiar nature of man, by which he is distinguished from ...
||HUMANIZA'TION, n. The act of humanizing.
||HU'MANIZE, v.t. To soften; to render humane; to subdue dispositions to cruelty, and render ...
||HU'MANIZED, pp. softened; rendered humane.
||HU'MANIZING, ppr. Softening; subduing cruel dispositions.
||HU'MANKIND, n. The race of man; mankind; the human species.
||HU'MANLY, adv. After the manner of men; according to the opinions or knowledge of men. The ...
||HUMA'TION, n. Interment. [Not used.]
||HUM'BLE, a. [L. humilis.]1. Low; opposed to high or lofty. Thy humble nest built on the ground.2. ...
||HUM'BLEBEE, n. [L. bombus, a buzzing.]A bee of a large species, that draws its food chiefly from ...
||HUM'BLED, pp. Made low; abased; rendered meek and submissive; penitent.
||HUM'BLEMOUTHED, a. Mild; meek; modest.
||HUM'BLENESS, n. The state of being humble or low; humility; meekness.
||HUM'BLEPLANT, n. A species of sensitive plant.
||HUM'BLER, n. He or that which humbles; he that reduces pride or mortifies.
||HUM'BLY, adv. In a humble manner; with modest submissiveness; with humility. Hope humbly the, with ...
||HUM'BOLDITE, n. [from Humbold.] A rare mineral recently described, occurring in small ...
||HUM'BUG, n. An imposition.
||HUM'DRUM, a. Dull; stupid.HUM'DRUM, n. A stupid fellow; a drone.
||HUMEC'TATE, v.t. [L. humecto, from humeo, to be moist.]To moisten; to wet; to water. [Little ...
||HUMECTA'TION, n. The act of moistening, wetting or watering. [Little used.]
||HUMEC'TIVE, a. Having the power to moisten.
||HU'MERAL, a. [L. humerus, the shoulder.Belonging to the shoulder; as the humeral artery.
||HUM'HUM, n. A kind of plain, coarse India cloth, made of cotton.
||HUMICUBA'TION, n. [L. humus, the ground, and cubo, to lie.]A lying on the ground. [Little used.]
||HU'MID, a. [L.humidus, from humeo, to be moist.]1. Moist; damp; containing sensible moisture; as ...
||HUMID'ITY, n. Moisture; dampness; a moderate degree of wetness which is perceptible to the eye or ...
||HU'MIDNESS, n. Humidity.
||HUMIL'IATE, v.t. [L. humilio.] To humble; to lower in condition; to depress; as humiliated slaves.
||HUMIL'IATED, pp. Humbled; depressed; degraded.
||HUMIL'IATING, ppr. Humbling; depressing.1. Abating pride; reducing self-confidence; mortifying.
||HUMILIA'TION, n. The act of humbling; the state of being humbled.1. Descent from an elevated ...
||HUMIL'ITY, n. [L. humilitas.]1. In ethics, freedom from pride and arrogance; humbleness of mind; a ...