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HISTRIONISM, his'tri-o-nizm. n. the acts were confined. [Ger. hub, a heaving ; | HOGGISH, hog'ish, adj. resembling a hog: or practice of stage-playing, or of pantoW. hob, a projection. See HUMP.]

brutish: filthy : selfish. - adv. HOGG'. mime.

HOB, hob, n. a clownish fellow: a rustic : ISHLY.-N. HOGG'ISHNESS. HIT, hit, v.t. to light on that which is aimed

a fairy. [A corr. of Robin, which again HOGGISM, hog'izm, n. same as HOGGISHat: to touch or strike : to reach: to suit. is a Fr. corr, of Robert.)

NESS. -vi. to come in contact: to chance luckHOBBLE, hob'l, v.i. to walk with a limp:

In hoggism sunk ily: to succeed:pr.p. hitt'ing ; pa.t. and to walk awkwardly: to move irregularly. I got with punch, alas ! confounded drunk.

– Wolcot pa.p. hit.-12. HITT'ER. [Ice. hitta, to light

-v.t. to fasten loosely the legs of.-n. an | HOGHOOD, hog'hood, n. the nature or on, to find; perh. allied to L. cado, to fall.) awkward, limping gait: a difficulty.-N.

condition of a hog. “Temporary conHIT, hit, n. a lighting upon; a lucky chance:

HOBB'LER.-adv. HOBB'LINGLY. [Freq. of

version into beasthood and hoghood.”a stroke: a happy turn of thought or HOP.)

Carlyle. expression.

HOBBLEDEHOY, hobl-de-hoi', n. a strip- HOGMANAY, hog-ma-na', n. (in Scot.) the HITCH, bich, v.i. to move by jerks, as if ling: neither man nor boy. [Ety. un old name for the last day of the year. caught by a hook: to be caught by a hook: known.]

[Ety. unknown.] to be caught or fall into. -v.t. to hook: to HOBBY, hob'i, HOBBY-HORSE, hob'i

HOG-RINGER, hog'-ring'er, n. one who catch.-n. a jerk : a catch or anything hors, n. a strong, active horse : a pacing puts rings into the snouts of hogs. that holds : an obstacle : a sudden halt: horse: a stick or figure of a horse on HOGSHEAD, hogz'hed, n. a measure of (naut.) a knot or noose. [Ety. dub.] wbich boys ride : a subject on which one

capacity=52; imperial gallons, or 63 old HITHER, hith'er, adv., to this place.

is constantly setting off : a favorite pur

wine gallons ; OF CLARET–46 gallons ; OF adj. toward the speaker : nearer. [A.S. suit. [O. Fr. hobin, Dan. hoppe, a mare; BEER—54 gallons; OF TOBACCO (in United hither, hider, from the Teut. base hi and cog. with HOP.)

States) varies from 750 to 1200 lbs.: a affix -ter, as in AF-TER, WHE-THER; Goth. HOBBY, hob'i, n. a small species of falcon. large cask. (Corr. of O. Dut. okshoofd, hidre, Ice, hedhra. See HE.] [O. Fr. hobereau.]

ox-head; the cask perh, was so called HITHERMOST, hith'er-most, adj. nearest

HOBGOBLIN, hob-goblin, n. a fairy : a from an ox's head having been branded on this side. frightful apparition. [HOB, ROBIN, and

upon it.] HITHERTO, hith'er-too, adv., to this place GOBLIN.)

HOG’S-LÅRD, hogz-lård, n. the melted fat or time : as yet. HOBNAIL, hob'nāl, n. a nail with a thick,

of the hog. HITHERWARD, hith'er-ward, adv., tow strong head, used in the shoes of horses, HOIDEN, hoi'dn, n. a romping, ill-bred ards this place. and sometimes of men : a clownish fel

girl : & flirt.-adj. rude, rustic, bold.HIVE, hiv, n. a swarm of bees in a box or low, so called from the hobnails in his

v.i. to romp indelicately. (M.E. hoydon basket : the habitation of bees ; any busy shoes.-adj. HOB'NAILED. [From HOB, a

-0. Dut. heyden, a clownish person, a company.-v.t. to collect into a hive : to projecting head.]

form of HEATHEN.) lay up in store.-v.i. to take shelter to HOBNOB, hob'nob, adv., have or not have,

HOIST, hoist, v.t. to lift : to raise with gether : to reside in a body.-n. HIV'ER. a familiar invitation to drink. (A.S.

tackle : to heave.-n. act of lifting : the Lit. a house or family, from A.S. hiw, a habban, to bave, and nabban, not to

height of a sail : an apparatus for lifthouse, hiwan, domestics ; conn, with have.]

ing heavy bodies to the upper stories of Goth. heiv, Ice, hiu, family.) HOCK, hok, n. and v. see HOUGH.

a building. [Formerly hoise or hoyse, HO, HOA, ho, int. a call to excite atten HOCK, hok, n. properly, the wine pro from 0. Dut. hyssen, Dut hijschen, to tion : hold i stop! [Formed from the duced at Hochheim, in Germany: now

hoist.] sound.)

applied to all white Rhine wines.

HOITY TOIY hoi_ti-toiti, int. an excla HOAR, hör, adj., white or grayish-white, HOCKEY, hok'i, HOOKEY, hook'i, n. a

mation of surprise or disapprobation.esp. with age or frost.-n. hoariness. game at ball played with a club or

adj. giddy, flighty, gay, noisy. [Like A.S. har, hoary, gray ; Ice. harr.] hooked stick.

hut and tut, interjections, expressive of BOARD, hörd, n. a store : a hidden stock: HOCKLE, hok), v.t. to hamstring. [See disapprobation.) a treasure.--v.t. to store: to amass and

HOUGH.)

HOLD, hold, v.t. to keep possession of or deposit in secret.-v.i. to store up: to HOCUS POCUS, hö'kus-pokus, n. a jug.

authority over : to Isustain : to defend : collect and form a board.-n. HOARD'ER. gler: a juggler's trick. -v.t. (also To Hó

to occupy: to derive title to: to bind : A.S. hord ; Ice. hodd, Ger. hort; from CUS) to cheat :-pr.p. ho'cussing ; pa.p.

to confine: to restrain : to continue : to the same root as house.] ho'cussed. [The meaningless gibberish of

persist in: to contain: to celebrate : to HOARD, hõrd, HOARDING, hord'ing, n. a a juggler; there is no ground for the

esteem.-v.i. to remain fixed : to be true hurdle or fence inclosing a house and ordinary etymologies.

or unfailing: to continue unbroken or materials while builders are at work. HOD, hod, n. a kind of trough borne on

unsubdued : to adhere : to derive right: ro. Fr. horde: Dut. horde, a hurdle ; the shoulder, for carrying bricks and

-pr.p. hõld'ing ; pa.t. held ; pa.p. held same root as HURDLE.]

mortar. [Fr. hotte, a basket carried on (obs. hold'en). - TO HOLD OVER, to keep HOAR-FROST, hör-frost, n., white frost:1 the back; of Teut, origin, and prob. cog.

possession of land or a house beyond the the white particles formed by the freez-| with E. HUT.]

term of agreement.-HOLD OF (Pr. Bk.), ing of dew. HODDENGRAY, hodn'grā, n. coarse cloth

to regard. -n. HOLD'ER. [A.S. healdan ; HOARHOUND, HOREHOUND, hor. made of undyed wool (Said to be from 0. Ger. haltan, Goth. haldan, Dan. holde, hownd, n. a plant of a whitish or downy HOIDEN and GRAY.)

to keep.) appearance, used as a tonic. (M. E. hore HODGEPODGE, hoj'poj, no see HOTCH- | HOLD, höld, n., act or manner of holding : hune-A.S. harhune, from har, hoar or Ротан.

seizure : power of seizing : something for white, and hune (acc. to Skeat, meaning HODMAN, hod'man, n. a man who carries support: a place of confinement : cus“strong-scented'); cf. L. cunila, Gr. a hod : a mason's laborer.

tody: a fortified place : (mus.) a mark konile, wild marjoram.] HODOMETER, ho-dom'e-ter, n. an instru.

over a rest or note, indicating that it is HOARSE, hors, adj. having a harsh, grat ment attached to the axle of a vehicle to

to be prolonged. ing voice, as from a cold : barsh : dis register the revolutions of the wheels.

HOLD, 'hold, n. the interior cavity of a cordant.-adv. HOARSE'LY.-n. HOARSE' [Gr. hodos, a way, and metron, a meas

ship between the floor and the lower NESS. [A.S. has; Ice. hass, Dut. heesch, ure. 1

deck, used for the cargo. [Dut. hol, a Ger, heiser, hoarse.] HOE, ho, n. an instrument for hewing or

cavity or hole, with excrescent d. See HOARSEN, hors'n, v.t. or v.i. to make or digging up weeds, and loosening the

HOLE. to grow hoarse. “I shall be obliged to earth. -v.t. to cut or clean with a hoe : HOLDEN, hõld'n (B.), old pa.p. of HOLD. hoarsen my voice and roughen my char to weed.-v.i. to use a hoe :-pr.p. hoe'

HOLDFAST, hõld'fast, n, that which holds acter."-Richardson. “The last words ing; pa.p. hoed'.-n. HO'ER. [Fr. houe

fast: a long nail : a catch. had a perceptible irony in their hoars -0. Ger. houwa (Ger. haue), a noe, from

HOLDING. hõld'ing, n. anything held: a ened tone."--George Eliot. 0. Ger. houwan, to strike, E. HEW.)

farm held of a superior: hold: influence : HOARY, hör'i, adj., white or gray with HOG, hog, n. a general name for swine : a

(Scots law) tenure. age : (bot.) covered with short, dense, castrated boar: a pig.-v.t. to cut short

HOLE, hõl, n. a hollow place: a cavity: an whitish hairs. — n. HOAR'INESS. [See the hair of: -- pr.p. hogg'ing; pa.p.

opening in a solid body: a pit: a subterHOAR.1 hogged'. [W. hwch; Bret. hoch, hõuch,

fuge: a means of escape.-v.t. to form HOAX, hoks, n. a deceptive trick : a prac swine-houcha, to grunt.)

holes in : to drive into a hole.—v.i. to go tical joke.-v.t. to deceive: to play a HOGGEREL, hog'er-el (in Scot. HOGG), n.

into a hole. [A.S. hol, a hole, cavern : trick upon for sport, or without malice. a young sheep of the second year. [Dut.

Dut. hol, Dan. hul, Ger. hohl, hollow -n. HOAX'ER. [Corr. of hocus. See hokkeling, a beast of one year old, from

conn, with Gr. koilos, hollow.) HOCUS-POCUS.) being fed in the hok or pen.]

HOLETHNIC, hol-eth'nik, adj. pertaining HOB, hob, n. the projecting nave of a HOGGET, hog'et, n. a boar of the second

or relating to a holethnos, or parent race wheel : the flat part of a grate, orig. the year: a sheep or colt after it has passed “The holethnic history of the Aryans.”_ raised stones between which the embers | its first year.

Academy.

HOLETHNOS

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HOMMOCK

HOLETHNOS, hol-eth'nos, n. a primitive constructed wholly of solid materials, near the home or mansion of a gentle

or parent stock or race of people not yet! and so as to show the variations of at man. divided into separate tribes or branches. mospheric pressure without the inter- HOME-FELT, hom'-felt, adj., felt in one's " It seems hard to avoid the conclusion vention of liquids. The aneroid barometer own breast : inward : private. that the various Aryan nations of his is an example. [Gr. holos, whole, and HOMELY, hõm'li, adj. pertaining to home: torical times are, linguistically speaking, stereos, solid.)

familiar : plain : rude.-N. HOME’LINESS. descended from a single primitive tribe, HOLPEN, bõlpn, old pa.p. of HELP.

-adv. HOME'LILY. conveniently termed the Aryan holethnos, | HOLSTER, hol'ster, n. the leathern case | HOMELYN, hom'el-in, n, a species of ray, in contradistinction to its later repre carried by a horseman at the forepart of found on the south coast of England. sentatives as marked off by such lines the saddle for covering a pistol.-adj. HOME-MADE, hôm'-mād, adj., made at of distinction as are found between HOL'STERED. [Acc. to Škeat, from Dut. home: made in one's own country : Hindoos and Greeks, and between the holster, a pistol-case-hullen, to cover, plain. latter and Teutons or Celts."-Academy.

which is cog. with A.S. helan, to cover.) | HOMEOPATHIC, hô-me-o-path'ik, adj. of [Gr. holos, entire, whole, and ethnos, na

HOLT, hõlt, n. a wood or woody bill: a or pertaining to homeopathy.-- adv. Hotion.] HOLIBUT. See HALIBUT.

hole, or other place of security, esp. a MEOPATH'ICALLY. HOLIDAY, hol'i-dã, n. (orig.) holy-day

deep hole in a river, where there is pro HOMEOPATHIST, hô-me-op'a-thist, n. one

tection for fish. (A.S. holt, a wood ; Ice. who believes in or practices homeopathy. (which see): a day of amusement. HOLILY. See HOLY.

holt, a copse, Ger. holz.]

HOMEOPATHY, hô-me-op'a-thi, n. the HOLINESS, holi-nes, n. state of being

HOLUS-BOLUS, hol'us-bolus, n. adv. all system of curing diseases by small quanholy: religious goodness : sanctity: a

at a gulp: altogether. [A vulgarism, tities of those drugs which excite symptitle of the pope.

formed from whole, and bolus, a pill.] toms similar to those of the disease. [Lit. HOLLA, hola. HOLLO, HOLLOA, hol'o | HOLY, ho'li, adj. perfect in a moral sense: similar feeling or affection, from Gr. or hol-10', int., ho, there: attend: (naut.) pure in heart: religious : set apart to

homoiopatheia - homoios, like, pathos, the usual response to AHOY.-n. à loud | a sacred use.-adv. HO'LILY. [A.S. halig,

feeling.] shout.-v.i. to cry loudly to one at a dis lit. whole, perfect; healthy-hal, sound,

HOMER, ho'mer, n. a Hebrew measure contance. [Ger. holla is from Fr. hold-ho, whole ; conn. with Hall, HEAL, WHOLE.)

taining as a liquid measure about 2 barand -L. illac, there; the other forms HOLY-DAY, hõli-dā, n. a holy day: a

rels, as a dry measure 8 bushels. [Heb. are due to confusion with HALLOO.) religious festival : a day for the com

chomer, a heap-chamar, to swell up.) HOLLAND, hol'and, n, a kind of linen first

HOMERIC, hő-mer'ik, adj. pertaining to

memoration of some event. made in Holland. HOLY GHOST, hõli göst, HOLY SPIRIT,

Homer, the great poet of Greece: perHOLLANDS, holandz, n. gin made in hö'li spir'it, n. the third person of the

taining to or resembling the poetry of Holland.

Homer.

Trinity; (HOLY and A.S. gást. See HOLLOW, hol'o, adj. vacant: not solid : GHOST.]

HOME-RULE, hôm'-rool, n. (in Ireland) a containing an empty space: sunken : HOLY-OFFICE, holi-of'is, n. the holu form of home government claimed by unsound: insincere. -n. a hole: a cav tribunal : the Inquisition. (HOLY and

the League, the chief feature of it being ity: any depression in a body: any OFFICE.)

a separate parliament for the managevacuity: a groove: a channel. -v.t. to HOLY ONE, holi wun, n. the one who is

ment of Irish internal affairs. make a hole in : to make hollow by dig. holy, by way of emphasis : God : Christ:

HOMESICK, hôm'sik, adj., sick or grieved ging: to excavate. [A.S. holh, a hollow one separated to the service of God,

at separation from home.-n. HOME-SICK'place—A.S. hol, E. HOLE.) HOLY ORDERS, hõli or'ders, n. ordina

NESS. HOLLOW-EYED, hol'o-id, adj. having tion to the rank of minister in boly

HOMESPUN, hôm spun, adj., sprin or sunken eyes. things: the Christian ministry. [HOLY

wrought at home: not made in foreign HOLLOW-HEARTED, hol'o-hårt'ed, adj. and ORDERS.)

countries : plain : inelegant.-n, cloth having a hollow or untrue heart : faith HOLY-ROOD, holi-rood, n. the holy cross,

made at home. less : treacherous.

in R. Cath. churches, over the entrance

HOMESTALL, hôm'stawl, HOMESTEAD, HOLLOWNESS, hol'o-nes, n. the state of to the chancel. (HOLY and ROOD.]

hôm'sted, n. the place of a mansion-house: being hollow: cavity: insincerity: HOLY SPIRIT. See HOLY GHOST.

the inclosures immediately connected treachery. HOLYSTONE, hö'li-ston, n. a stone used

with it : original station.[HOME and FIOLLOW-WARE, hol'o-wår, n. trade by seamen for cleaning the decks.--v.t.

STALL and STEAD.) name for hollow articles of iron, as pots to scrub with a holystone,

HOMESTEAD. See under HOMESTALL. and kettles, HOLY-THURSDAY, hö'li-thurz'dā, n. the

HOMETHRUST, hôm'thrust, n. a well-diHOLLY, hol'i, n. an evergreen shrub hav. day on which the ascension of our Saviour rected, effective, or telling thrust : an ing prickly leaves and scarlet or yellow' is commemorated, ten days before Whit

action or remark which seriously affects berries. M.E. holin--A.S. holegn, the suntide.

a rival or antagonist. “The duke ... holly ; cog. with W. celyn, Ir. cuileann. HOLY-WATER, holi-waw'ter, n., water felt this a homethrust."-Disraeli. HOLLYHOCK, hol'i-hok, n. a kind of mal. consecrated by the priest for sprinkling HOMEWARD, hom'ward, adv., toward lou, brought into Europe from the Holy persons and things."

home: toward one's habitation or counLand. M. E. holihoc-holi, holy, and HOLY-WEEK, hõli-wek, n. the week be try. - adj. in the direction of home. A.S. hoc, mallows; W. hocys.) fore Easter, kept holy to commemorate

[HOME, and ward, sig. direction. HOLM, holm or hòm, me a river islet: rich our Lord's passion.

HOMEWARD-BOUND, hôm'ward-bownd, flat land near a river. [A.S. holm, a HOLY-WRIT, hoʻli-rit, n. the holy writ adj., bound homeward or to one's native mound; in various Teut. tongues.] ings: the Scriptures.

land. (See BOUND, adj.) HOLM-OAK, holm’- or hõm'-0k, m. the lex | HOMAGE, homāj, n. the submission and HOMEWARDS, hômowardz, ado., to card

or evergreen oak, so called from some re service which a tenant promised to his home. semblance to the holly. [Holm-is a corr. feudal superior, in these words, homo

HOMICIDAL, hom'i-sid-al, adj. pertaining of holin, the M. E. form of holly, which vester devenio, I become your man: the to homicide : murderous: bloody. see.

act of fealty: respect paid by external HOMICIDE, hom'i-sid, n., manslaughter : HOLOBLAST, hol'o-blast, n. in zool. an action : reverence directed to the Su one who kills another. (Fr.-L. homi

ovum consisting entirely of germinal preme Being : devout affection. (Fr. cidium-homo, a man, and codo, to kill.) matter : as contradistinguished from a hommage-Low L. homaticum-L. homo, HOMILETICS, hom-i-let'iks, n.sing. the meroblast (which see). [Gr. holos, whole, a man.

science which treats of homilies, and the entire, and blastos, a bud or germ.] HOME, hõm, n. one's house or country: best mode of preparing and delivering HOLOCAUST, hol'o-kawst, n. a burnt sac place of constant residence: the seat, as them.-adjs. HOMILET'IC, HOMILETICAL.

rifice, in which the whole of the victim of war.-adj. pertaining to one's dwell HOMILIST, hom'i-list, n. one who preaches was consumed. L.-Gr. holokauston ing or country: domestic : close : severe. to a congregation. holos, whole, and kaustos, burnt.)

-adv. to one's habitation or country: HOMILY, hom'i-li, n. a plain sermor AOLOGRAPH, hol'o-graf, n. a document close : closely: to the point. — adj. preached to a mixed assembly : a serious

wholly written by the person from whom HOME'LESS. -n. HOME'LESSNESS. [A.Š. discourse. [Gr. homilia, an assembly, a it proceeds.-ad). HOLOGRAPH'IC. [Gr. ham; Dut, and Ger. heim, Gotb. haims ; sermon-homos, the same, cog. with E. holos, whole, and graphô, to write.)

from a root ki, to rest, which appears SAME, and ilē, a crowd.] HOLOMETER, hol-om'et-er, n. an instru also in Gr. keimai, to lie, komē, a village, HOMINY, hom'i-ni, n. maize hulled, or ment for taking all kinds of measures. L. civis, a citizen, E. hive.]

hulled and crushed, boiled with water. (Fr. holomètre-Gr. holos, whole, and HOME-BRED, hom'-bred, adj., bred at [American Indian, auhuminea, parched metron, measure.)

home : native : domestic : plain : unpol corn.] HOLOSTERIC, hol-o-ster'ik, adj. wholly | ished.

HOMMOCK, hom'uk, n. a hillock or small solid : specifically applied to barometers | HOME-FARM, hôm'-färm, n. the farm | conical eminence. [A dim. of HUMP.]

HOMOCENTRIC

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HOOPOE

HOMOCENTRIC, hõ-mo-sen'trik, adj. hay. | Gr. homos, the same, uniform, and | HONEY - TONGUED, hun'i - tungd, adj. ing the same centre. [Fr. homocentrique pteron, a wing.)

having a honeyed tongue or speech : soft -Gr. homokentros-homos, the same, HOMOTAXIAL, ħo-mā-taks'i-al, adj. per in speech. and kentron, centre.)

taining or relating to homotaxy or ho HONIED. Same as HONEYED. HOMOCERCAL, ho-mo-serkal, adj. hay

motaxis.

HONORARIUM, hon-ur-a'ri-um, n. a voluning the upper fork of the tail similar to

HOMOTAXIS, hő-mo-taks'is, n. the same tary fee paid to a professional man for the lower one, as the herring. (Gr. ho arrangement: specifically, in geol. agree his services. [L. honorarium (donum), mos, the same, kerkos, tail.]

ment in the arrangement in different lo honorary, (gift).] HOMOCERCY, hò-mÖ-sersi, . the state

calities of strata which occupy the same | HONORARY, on'ur-ar-i, adj., conferring of being homocercal : equality or sym

place or position in the stratified systems, honor : holding a title or office without metry in the lobes of the tails of fishes.

but which may or may not be contempo performing services or receiving a reHOMEOPATHY, etc. See HOMEOPATHY.

raneous. (Gr. homos, the same, and taxis, ward.-n. a fee. (L. honorarius-honor.] arrangement.]

HONOR, on'ur, n. the esteem due or paid to HOMOGAMOUS, hő-mog'a-mus, adj. in

| HOMOTAXY, hô-mo-taks'i, n, same as Ho worth: respect: high estimation : venbot. a term applied to grasses when all MOTAXIS. Huxley.

eration, said of God : that which rightthe florets of the spikelets of the same

HOMOTYPE, hom'o-tip, n. that which has fully attracts esteem : exalted rank : disindividual are hermaphrodite : also ap

the same fundamental type of structure tinction: excellence of character: nobleplied to composite plants when all the

with something else. Gr. homos, the ness of mind : any special virtue much florets of a flower-head are hermaphrodsame, and typos, type.]

esteemed : any mark of esteem: a title ite. (Gr. homos, like, and gamos, mar HOMOTYPY, ho-mot'i.pi, n. in compar. of respect :-pl. privileges of rank or riage.

anat. correlation or correspondence in birth : civilities paid : the four highest HOMOGAMY, hő-mog'a-mi, n. the state of

structure in one segment of any given cards in card-playing : academic prizes being bomogamous: fertilization in a

part in another segment or in the same or distinctions.-adj. HON'ORLESS. [L. plant when the stamens and pistil of a

segment of one and the same animal : honor. hermaphrodite flower mature simultane

serial homology. Owen.

HONOR, on'ur, v.t. to hold in high esteem : ously.

HOMUNCULE, ho-mung'kul, n. same as HOMOGENEAL, hô-mo-jē'ni-al, HOMO.

to respect: to adore : to exalt: to accept HOMUNCULUS: a little man; a manikin; and pay when due.-adj. HON'ORED. GENEOUS, hő-mo-jē'ni-us, adj. of the

a dwarf. “The giant saw the homuncule HONORABLE, on'ur-a-bi, adj. worthy of same kind or nature : having the constit

was irascible, and played upon him."-C. lionor: illustrious : actuated by princiuent elements all similar.-ns. HOMOReade.

ples of honor: conferring honor: beGE'NEOUSNESS, HOMOGENE'ITY. (Gr. ho

HOMY, hö'mi, adj. pertaining to or resem coming men of exalted station : a title mogenēshomos, one, same, and genos,

bling home : homelike. (Rare.) "I saw of distinction.-adv. HON'ORABLY. kind.)

... plenty of our dear English lady's | HONORABLENESS, on'ur-a-bl-nes, n. emiHOMOLOGATE, hő-mol'o-gāt, v.t. to say

smock' in the wet meadows near here, nence : conformity to the principles of the same: to agree: to approve: to alwhich looked very homy."-Kingsley.

honor: fairness. low.-n. HOMOLOGA'TION. "(Low L. ho

HONE, hồn, m. a stone of a fine grit for | HOOD, hood, n. a covering for the head : mologo, homologatum-Gr. homologeo

sharpening instruments.-v.t. to sharpen anything resembling a hood : an ornahomos, the same, and lego, to say.]

as on a hone. [A.S. han; Ice. hein; allied mental fold at the back of an academic HOMOLOGOUS, hő-mol'o-gus, adj. agree to Gr. könos, a cone, Sans. cana, a whet gown.-v.t. to cover with a hood : to ing: corresponding in relative position,

stone; from a root ka, to sharpen. See blind.-adj. HOOD'ED. [A.S. hod ; Dut. proportion, value, or structure. [Gr. CONE.

hoed, Ger. hut, conn. with HEED.] homologos-homos, the same, and logos | HONEST, on'est, adj. full of honor : just: HOODLUM, hoodlum, n. a young, hector -lego, to say.)

the opp. of thievish, free from fraud : ing vagabond: a lounging, good-for-nothHOMOLOGUE, hom'o-log, n. that which

frank: chaste: (B.) also, honorable.-adv. ing, quarrelsome fellow : a rough: a is bomologous to something else, as the HON'ESTLY. L. honestus-honor.]

rowdy. same organ in different animals under HONESTY, on'es-ti, n, the state of being HOODWINK, hood'wingk, v.t. (lit.) to its various forms and functions.

honest: integrity: candor: a small flow make one wink by covering the eyes with HOMOLOGY, hő-mol'o-ji, n. the quality of ering plant so called from its transparent a hood : to blindfold : to deceive. [HOOD being homologous : affinity of structure, seed-pouch : (B.) becoming deportment. and WINK.) and not of form or use. --adj. HOMOLOG' HONEY, hun'i, n. a sweet, thick fluid col HOOF, hoof, n. the horny substance on the ICAL.

lected by bees from the flowers of plants: feet of certain animals, as horses, etc. : HOMONYM, hom'o-nim, n. a word having anything sweet like honey. - v.t. to a hoofed animal :-pl. Hoofs or HOOVES

the same sound as another, but a differ sweeten: to make agreeable:-pr.p. hon' -adj. HOOFED'. A.S. hof ; Ger. huf, ent meaning. [Fr. homonyme-Gr. hom eying; pa.p. hon'eyed (-id). (A.S. hunig; Sans. capha.] önymos-homos, the same, and onoma, Ger. honig, Ice. hunang.]

HOOK, hook, ñ. a piece of metal bent into name.)

HONEYBEAR, hun'i-bār, n. a South Amer a curve, so as to catch or hold anything: HOMONYMOUS, hô-mon'i-mus, adj. hav ican carnivorous mammal about the size a spare : an instrument for cutting grain,

ing the same name: having different of a cat, with a long protrusive tongue, [A.S. hoc; Dut. haak, Ger. haken, allied significations: ambiguous : equivocal. which he uses to rob the nests of wild to Gr. kyklos, a circle.] adv. HOMON'YMOUSLY.

bees.

HOOK, hook, v.t. to catch or hold with a HOMONYMY, hő-mon'i-mi, n., sameness of HONEY-BUZZARD, hun'i-buz'ard, n. a hook : to draw as with a book: to in

name, with difference of meaning: am genus of buzzards or falcons, so called snare.-v.i. to bend: to be curved.-adj. biguity : equivocation. [Fr. homonymie from their feeding on bees, wasps, etc. HOOKED'.—BY HOOK OR BY CROOK, one Gr. homonymia.)

HONEYCOMB, hun'i-kom, n. a comb or way or the other. HOMOPHONE, hom'o-fon, n. a letter or mass of waxy cells formed by bees, in | HOOKAH, hõõ'ka, n. a pipe in which the

character having the same sound as an which they store their honey: anything smoke is made to pass through water. other. [Gr. homos, the same, and phonē, like a honeycomb.-adj. HON'EYCOMBED [Ar. hugga.) sound.)

(- kömd), formed like a honeycomb. HOOK-NOSED, hook'-nozd, adj. having a HOMOPHONIC, hô-mo-fon'ik, adj. same [HONEY, and COMB, a hollow cell.

hooked or curved nose. as HOMOPHONOUS: specifically, in music, | HONEYDEW, hun'i-dū, n. a sugary secre HOOKY, hook'i, adj. full of or pertaining a term applied to a composition consiste tion from the leaves of plants in hot to hooks. ing of a principal theme or melody, with weather: a fine sort of tobacco moist HOOP, hõõp, n. a pliant strip of wood or accompanying parts merely serving to ened with molasses.

metal formed into a ring or band, for strengthen it contradistinguished from HONEYED, HONIED, hun'id, adj. covered holding together the staves of casks, etc.: POLYPHONIC (which see). with honey: sweet.

something resembling a hoop: a ring :HOMOPHONOUS, hő-mof'o-nus, adj. hav HONEYMOON, hun'i-möön, HONEY pl. elastic materials used to expand the

ing the same sound.-N. HOMOPH'ONY. MONTH, -munth, n. the honey or sweet skirt of a lady's dress-v.t. to bind with HOMOPLASMY, hő-mo-plaz'mi, n. in biol. 1 moon or month, the first month after hoops: to encircle. (Akin to Dut. hoep; the condition or quality of being homo marriage.

cf. Ice. hop, a bay, from its round form. plastic : resemblance between certain HONEY-MOUTHED, hun'i-mowthd, adj. | HOOP, höõp, v.i. to call out. Same as plants or animals in particular organs or having a honeyed mouth or speech : soft WHOOP. in general habits, not resulting from de or smooth in speech.

HOOPER, hõõp'er, n. one who hoops casks:. scent from a common stock, but from the HONEYSUCKLE, hun'i-suk-l, n. a climb a cooper.

influence of surrounding circumstances. ing shrub with beautiful cream-colored HOOPING-COUGH. See under WHOOP. HOMOPTERA, hom-op'ter-a, n, an order of flowers, so named because honey is readily | HOOPOE, hõõp'o, HOOPOO, boop'oo, n. a

insects having two pair of wings uni sucked from the flower. (A.S. hunig bird with a large crest. (L. upupa, Gr. form throughout.-adj. HOMOP'TEROUS. sucle.]

epops-imitative.]

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SIVOT, hoot, v.i. to shout in contempt: tol and Ger. horn, Celt. corn, L. cornu, Gr. | horror. “As the old woman and her cry like an owl.-v.t. to drive with cries keras.

miserable blue light went on before us, of contempt.-n. a scornful cry. [An HORNBILL, horn'bil, n. a bird about the I could almost have thought of Sir imitative word : cf. Scand. hut, begone ;) size of the turkey, having a horny ex Bertrand or some German horrificaFr. huer, to call ; W. hwt, off with it.) crescence on its bill.

tions.”—Miss Edgeworth. LIOP, hop, v.i. to leap on one leg: to spring:

HORNBLENDE, horn'blend, n. a mineral | HORRIFY. hor'i-fī. vt. to strike with to walk lame : to limp :-pr.p. hopp'ing;

of various colors, found in granite and horror :-pa.p. horr'ified. [L. horror, pa.t. and pa.p. hopped'.-n. a leap on one

other igneous rocks that contain quartz. and facio, to make. leg: a jump: a spring. (A.S. hoppian,

[Ger., from horn, horn, from the shape HORROR, hor'ur, n. a shuddering: excese to dance ; Ger. hüpfen.]

of its crystals, and -blende-blenden, to sive fear: that which excites horror. HOP, hop, n. a plant with a long twining

dazzle, from its glittering appearance.] [Lit. "a bristling," as of hair, L.-horreo,

| HORNBOOK, horn'book, n. a first book for stalk, the bitter cones of which are much

to bristle, to shudder.] children, which formerly consisted of a used in brewing and in medicine.-v.t.

HORSE, hors, n. a well-known quadruped :

single leaf set in a frame, with a thin to mix with hops.v.i. to gather hops :

(collectively) cavalry: that by which -pr.p. hopp'ing; pa.t. and pa.p. hopped'. plate of transparent horn in front to pre

something is supported.--v.t. to mount serve it. [Dut. hop; Ger. hopfen.]

on a horse: to provide with a horse : to HORNED-OWL. See HORNOWL. HOPBIND. hop'bīnd (corr. into hopbine), HORNED-POUT, hornd'-pout, n. a North

sit astride: to carry on the back.-0.i. n. the stalk of the hop. [-bind expresses

to get on horseback. [A.S. hors, Ice. American fish. Called also BULL-HEAD the clinging of the stalk to its support;

hross, O. Ger. hros (Ger. ross), perh, akin and CAT-FISH. cf. BINDWEED.

to Sans, hresh, to neigh, but more prob. HORNET, horn'et, n. a species of wasp, so HOPE, hõp, v.i. to cherish a desire of good

conn. with L. curro, cursus, to run ; cf. called from its antennæ or horns. (A.S. with expectation of obtaining it: to

COURSER.] hyrnet, dim. of horn.] place confidence (in). -v.t. to desire with

HORSEBLOCK, hors'blok, n. a block or HORNFOOT, horn'foot, adj. having a hoof expectation or with belief in the prospect

stage by which to mount or dismount or horn on the foot. of obtaining. [A.S. hopian; Dut, hopen,

from a horse. HORNING, horn'ing, n. appearance of the Ger. hoffen, perhaps akin to L. cup-io, to

HORSEBOAT, hors'bot, n. a boat for carry

moon when in its crescent form. desire.)

ing horses. HORNOWL, horn'owl, HORNED-OWL, HOPE, hõp, n. a desire of some good, with

HORSE-BREAKER, hors'-brāk'er, HORSE

hornd'-owl, n. a species of owl, so called expectation of obtaining it: confidence :

TAMER, hors'-tām'er, n. one whose busfrom two tufts of feathers on its head, anticipation : be who or that which fur

iness is to break or tame horses, or to like horns. nishes ground of expectation : that which

teach them to draw or carry. | HORNPIPE, horn'pip, n. a Welsh musical is hoped for. [A.S. hopa; Ger. hoff

instrument, consisting of a wooden pipe,

HORSE-CHESTNUT, hors'-ches'nut, n. a nung.] with a horn at each end : a lively air : a

large variety of chestnut, prob. so called HOPE, hõp, n. troop, only in the phrase

lively dance.

from its coarseness contrasted with the forlorn-hope. [Dut. verloren hoop-hoop, HORNSTONE, horn'ston, a stone much like

edible chestnut: the tree that produces a band of men, E. HEAP. See also FORflint, but more brittle. (HORN and STONE.]

it. (See CHESTNUT.] LORN.) HORNWORK, horn'wurk, n. (fort.) an out

HORSEFLY, hors'fli, n. a large fly that HOPEFUL, bõp'fool, adj. full of hope :

work having angular points or horns,

stings horses. having qualities which excite hope :

and composed of two demi-bastions joined

HORSE-GUARDS, hors'-gärdz, n. horsepromising good or success.-adv. HOPE'by a curtain.

soldiers employed as guards : the 3d FULLY.-N. HOPE'FULNESS. HORNY, horn'i, adj. like horn : hard : cal

heavy cavalry regiment of the British HOPELESS, hõp'les, adj. without hope : lous.

army, forming part of the household giving no ground to expect good or suc HOROGRAPHY, hor-og'ra-fi, n. the art of

troops: (formerly) the official residence cess : desperate.-adv. HOPE'LESSLY.-n. constructing dials or instruments for in

in London of the commander-in-chief of HOPE'LESSNESS.

the British army.

dicating the hours. [Gr. höra, an hour, HOPPER, hop'er, n, one who hops : a wood

and grapho, to describe.]

HORSEHOE, hors'hõ, HORSERAKE, hors'| HOROLOGE, hor'o-loj, n. any instrument | rāk, etc., n. a hoe, rake, etc., drawn into a mill, so called from its hopping or for telling the hours. [0. Fr. horologe by horses. shaking motion : a vessel in which seed (Fr. horloge)-L. horologium-Gr. hörolo

HORSELAUGH, hors'läf, n. a harsh, boisgrain is carried for sowing: a hop-picker. gion-hora, an hour, and lego, to tell.] terous laugh. [HOARSE and LAUGH.] Dickens. HOROLOGY, hor-ol'o-ji, n. the science

HORSELEECH, hors'lēch, n. a large speHOPPLE, hop'l, v.t. to tie the feet close which treats of the construction of ma cies of leech, so named from its fastening together to prevent hopping or running. chines for telling the hours.-adj. HORO

on horses when wading in the water. -n, chiefly in pl., a fetter for horses. etc.

LOG'ICAL.

HORSE-LITTER, hors'-lit'er, n. a litter or when left to graze. [Freq. of HOP.] HOROMETRY, hor-om'et-ri, n. the art or

bed borne between two horses. HOPSCOTCH, hop'skoch, n. a game in practice of measuring time.-adj. HOR

HORSEMAN, hors'man, n. a rider on horsewhich children hop over lines scotched or OMET'RICAL. [Gr. höra, an hour, and back: a mounted soldier. traced on the ground. metron, a measure.]

HORSEMANSHIP, hors'man-ship, n. the HOPVINE, hop'vin, n. the stalk or stem HOROSCOPE, hor'o-skop, n. an observa art of riding, and of training and man

of the hop. [See VINE, and cf. HOP tion of the heavens at the hour of a aging horses. BIND.)

person's birth, by which the astrologer HORSE-POWER, hors'-pow'er, n. the HORAL, hõr'al, adj. relating to an hour. predicted the events of his life : a repre power a horse can exert, or its equivaHORARY, bõr'ar-i, adj. pertaining to an sentation of the heavens for this pur lent—that required to raise 33,000 lbs. hour : noting the hours : hourly : con pose. (Fr.-L.-Gr. horoskopos-hora, avoirdupois one foot per minute : a tinuing an hour. an hour, and skopeo, to observe.]

standard for estimating the power of HORDE, hõrd, n. a migratory or wander HOROSCOPY, hor-os'kop-i, n. the art of steam-engines.

ing tribe or clan.[Fr. Turk. ordú, predicting the events of a person's life HORSERACE, hors'rās, n. a race by horses. camp-Pers. Ôrdû, court, camp, horde from his horoscope : aspect of the stars HORSERACING, hors'rās-ing, n. the pracof Tartars.

at the time of birth.-adj. HOROSCOPIC. tice of racing or running horses in HOREHOUND. See HOARHOUND.

-n. HOROSCOPIST, an astrologer.

matches. HORIZON, ho-ri'zun, n. the circle bound HORRENT, hor'ent, adj. standing on end,

HORSE-RADISH, hors'-rad'ish, n. a plant ing the view where the earth and sky as bristles. [L. horrens, -entis, pr.p. of

with a pungent root, used in medicine appear to meet. [Fr.-L.-Gr. horizon horreo, to bristle.]

and as a salad. (So named from a notion (kyklos), bounding (circle), horizo, to HORRIBLE, hor'i-bi, adj. causing or tend- of its being wholesome for horses.] bound-horos, a limit.]

ing to cause horror : dreadful : awful :| HORSESHOE, hors'shõõ, n. a shoe for HORIZONTAL, hor-i-zon'tal, adj. pertain terrific.-adv. HORR'IBLY.-n. HORR'I horses, consisting of a curved piece of ing to the horizon: parallel to the hori BLENESS. (L. horribilishorreo.]

iron : anything shaped like a horseshoe. zon: level : near the horizon.-adv. | HORRID, hor'id, adj. fitted to produce HORSETAIL, hors'tāl, n. a genus of leafHORIZONTALLY.-n. HORIZONTAL'ITY.

horror : shocking : offensive. - adv. less plants with hollow rush-like stems, HORN, horn, n. the hard substance pro HORR'IDLY.-n. HORR'IDNESS. (L. hor so called from their likeness to a horse's

jecting from the heads of certain ani ridus, orig. bristling-horreo. See HOR tail. mals, as oxen, etc.: something made of ROR.

HORSE-TRAINER, hors'-trān'er, n. one or like a horn: a symbol of strength : HORRIFIC, hor-rif'ik, adj. exciting horror : who trains horses for racing, etc. (mus.) a wind-instrument consisting of a frightful.

HORSEWHIP, hors'hwip, n. a whip for coiled brass tube.-v.t. to furnish with HORRIFICATION, hor-ri-fi-kā'shun, n. the driving horses. — v.t. to strike with a horns.-adj HORNED'. (A.S. horn; Scand. act of horrifying: anything that causes horsewhip: to lash.

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-Tennyson.

FORSINESS, hors'i-nes, n. the state or | HOSTLER, os'ler, n, he who has the care every hour : frequent.-adv. every hour:

quality of being horsy; inclination to de of horses at an inn. [Orig. one who kept frequently. vote one's attention to horses and matters a house for strangers, O. Fr. hostelier | HOURPLATE, owr'plāt, n. the plate of a connected with them : that which per hostel-L, hospes.]

timepiece on which the hours are marked: tains to horses, as the smell of a stable or HOT, hot, adj. having heat: very warm :

the dial. the like.

fiery: pungent: animated: ardent in tem HOUSE, hows, n. a building for dwelling It shall be all my study for one hour per : violent: passionate : lustful.-adv.

in: a dwelling-place: an inn: household To rose and lavender my horsiness, Before I dare to glance upon your Grace.

HOT'LY.-n. HOT'NESS. (A.S. hat; Ger. affairs : a family : kindred : a trading heiss, Sw. het. See HEAT.]

establishment: one of the estates of the HORTATIVE, hort'a-tiv, HORTATORY, HOTBED, hot'bed, n. a glass-covered bed

legislature : (astrol.) the twelfth part of hort'a-tor-i, adj., inciting : encouraging : heated for bringing forward plants rapid

the heavens : - pl.' HOUSES (howz'ez). giving advice. (L. hortor, hortatus, ly: any place favorable to rapid growth,

[A.S. hus; Goth. hus, Ger. haus.] to incite.) HORTICULTURAL, hor-ti-kul'tūr-al, adj. HOTBLAST, hot'blast, n. a blast of heated

HOUSE, howz, v.t. to protect by covering: pertaining to the culture of gardens.

to shelter: to store. -v.i. to take shelter: air blown into a furnace to raise the heat.

to reside. HORTICULTURE, horti-kul-tür, n. the HOT-BLOODED, hot'-blud'ed, adj. baving

HOUSEBREAKER, hows'brāk-er, n. one art of cultivating gardens. [L. hortus, a hot blood : high-spirited : irritable.

who breaks open and enters a house garden, and CULTURE.) HOTCHPOTCH, hoch'poch, HOTCHPOT,

for the purpose of stealing.–n. HOUSE'HORTICULTURIST, hör-ti-kul'tūr-ist, n. hoch'pot, HODGEPODGE, hoj'poj, n.

BREAKING. one versed in the art of cultivating a confused mass of ingredients shaken or HOUSEHOLD, hows'hõld, n. those who gardens.

mixed together in the same pot. [Fr. are held together in the same house, and HOSANNA, ho-zan'a, n. an exclamation of hochepot-hocher, to shake, and pot, a compose a family.-THE HOUSEHOLD, a praise to God, or a prayer for blessings. pot-o. Dut. hutsen, to shake, and Dut. royal domestic establishment.-adj. perLit. “save, I pray thee,” Gr. hosanna pot, a pot. See HUSTLE and Por.)

taining to the house and family. -Heb. hoshiahnnah - yasha, hoshia, to HOTEL, hő-tel', n. a superior house for the

HOUSEHOLDER, hows'hõld -er, n. the save, and na, I pray thee.] accommodation of strangers : an inn : in

holder or tenant of a house. HOSE, hõz, n. a covering for the legs or France, also a palace. [M.E. hostel-0.

HOUSEKEEPER, hows'kēp-er, n. a female feet: stockings : socks : a flexible pipe Fr. hostel (Fr. hótel)-L. hospitalia, guest

servant who keeps or has the chief care for conveying fluids, so called from its chambers—hospes. See HOSPITAL

of the house. shape :-pl. HOSE ; (B.) Hos'EN. [A.S. HOT-HEADED, hot'-hed'ed, adj. hot in the

HOUSEKEEPING, hows'kēp-ing, n. the hosa ; Dut. hoos, Ger. hose.] head: having warm passions : violent:

keeping or management of a house or of HOSIER, hö’zbi-er, n. one who deals in impetuous.

HOTHOUSE, hot'hows, n. a house kept hot hose, or stockings and socks, etc.

domestic affairs : hospitality.-adj. do

mestic. HOSIERY, hö'zhi-er-i, n., hose in general.

for the rearing of tender plants.

HOUSELESS, hows'les, adj. without a HOSPICE, hos'pēs, n. an Alpine convent | HOT-POT, hot-pot, n. in cookery, a dish

house or home : having no shelter. where travellers are treated as guests. consisting of small chops of mutton, sea

HOUSELESSNESS, hows'les-nes, n. the [Fr., from L. hospitium-hospes, a stran soned with pepper and salt, and stewed ger who is treated as a guest, one who in a deep dish between layers of sliced

condition of being houseless. Dickens. treats another as his guest.]

potatoes. “The Colonel himself was HOUSEMAID, hows'mād, n. a maid emFIOSPITABLE, hos'pit-abl, adj. pertaining great at making hash mutton, hot-pot,

ployed to keep a house clean, etc.-HOUSEto a host or guest : entertaining strangers curry and pillau."-Thackeray.

MAID'S KNEE, an acute or chronic dropand guests kindly and without reward : | HOTPRESS, hot'pres, v.t. to press paper,

sical effusion between the skin and the showing kindness.-adv. HOS'PITABLY, etc., between hot plates to produce a

bursa or sac over the kneepan, and so n. Hos'PITABLENESS. glossy surface.

called because it was thought most comHOSPITAL, hos'pit-al or os'-, n. a building HOTSPUR, hot'spur, n. one pressing his mon among housemaids who had much

for the reception and treatment of the steed with spurs as in hot haste : a vio kneeling while scrubbing floors, etc. old, sick, etc., or for the support and lent, rash man.

Acute cases may be cured by rest, and education of the young. [Orig. a place | HOTTENTOT, hot'n-tot, n. a native of the

the application of iodine, mercurials, and for the entertainment of strangers or Cape of Good Hope: a brutish individual.

tight bandages ; chronic ones by comguests, from 0. Fr, hospital-Low L. hos [Dut., because the language of the S. pression with splints, by evacuation of

pitale-hospes, a guest. See HOSPICE.) Africans seemed to the first Dutch set the pus in the sac, and injection of iodine HOSPITALITY, hos-pi-tal'it-i, n. the prac tlers to sound like a repetition of the syl solution tice of one who is hospitable : friendly lables hot and tot; Dut. en = and.]

HOUSE-MATE, hows'-māt,n.one who lives welcome and entertainment of guests. I HOUDAH. See HowDAH.

in the same house with another: a fellow HOSPITALLER, hos' pit-al-er, n. one of a HOUGH, hok, HOCK, hok, n. the joint on lodger or tenant. Carlyle. charitable brotherhood for the care of the hindleg of a quadruped, between the

HOUSE-STEWARD, hows'-stū'ard, n. a the sick in hospitals : one of an order of knee and fetlock, corresponding to the

steward who manages the household afknights, commonly called Knights of St. ankle-joint in man: in man, the back fairs of a great family. John, who, during the Crusades, built a part of the knee-joint: the ham.-v.t. to

HOUSE-SURGEON, hows'-sur'jun, n. the hospital for pilgrims at Jerusalem.

hamstring: – pr.p. hough'ing; pa.p. surgeon or medical officer in a hospital HOSPODAR, hos'po-där, n. (formerly) the houghed (hokt'). A.S. hoh, the heel.] who resides in the house. title of the princes of Moldavia and Wal- | HOUND, hownd, n. a dog used in hunting.

HOUSE-WARM, hows'-wawrm, v.t. to give lachia. [Slav.) -v.t. to set on in chase : to hunt: to

a feast or entertainment to, as to a perHOST, höst, no one who entertains a I urge on. [Orig. the dog generally, from son who is entering on the occupation of

stranger or guest at his house without A.S. hund : akin to Gr. kyon, kynos, L. a new house. “Resolved ... to housereward : an innkeeper :-fem. HOST'ESS. canis, Sans. cvan.]

warm my Betty.” — Pepys. To. Fr. hoste-L. hospes.) HOUNDFISH. Same as DOGFISH.

HOUSE-WARMING, hows'-wawrm'ing, n. HOST, höst, n. an army: a large multi HOUND'S-TONGUE, howndz'-tung, n. a an entertainment given when a family

tude. [Orig. an enemy; 0. Fr. host plant, so called from the shape of its enters a new house, as if to warm it. L. hostis, an enemy.]

leaves. [A.S. hundestunge.]

HOUSEWIFE, hows'wif, n. the mistress of HOST, höst, n. in the R. Cath. Church, the HOUR, owr, n. 60 min, or the 24th part of a house : a female domestic manager.

consecrated bread of the Eucharist, in a day : the time indicated by a clock, adj. HOUSE'WIFELY. which Christ is offered. [L. hostia, a vic etc.: a time or occasion :-pl. (myth.) the HOUSEWIFE, huz'if, n. a small case for tim-hostio, to strike.]

goddesses of the seasons and the hours : articles of female work, properly spelt HOSTAGE, bos'tāj, n. one remaining with in the R. Cath. Church, prayers to be HUSSIF (which see).

the enemy as a pledge for the fulfillment said at certain hours. [Orig. a definite HOUSEWIFERY, hows'wīf-ri, n. business of the conditions of a treaty. [O. Fr. space of time fixed by natural laws; 0. of a housewife. hostage, Fr. ôtage-Low L. obsidaticus, Fr. hore, Fr. heure-L. hora-Gr. höra. HOUSING, howz'ing, n. an ornamental obses, obsidis, a hostage.] See YEAR.)

covering for a horse : a saddle-cloth : HOSTEL, hos'tel, HOSTELRY, hos'tel-ri, HOURGLASS, owr'glas, n. an instrument pl. the trappings of a horse. (Fr. housse ;

n. an inn. [O. Fr. hostel, hostellerie. See for measuring the hours by the running prob. from 0. Ger. hulst, a coveringHOTEL.

of sand from one glass vessel into an hullen, to cover. Cf. HOLSTER, HUSK. HOSTILE, hos'til, adj. belonging to an en other.

HOUSTY, hows'ti, n. a sore throat. Kingsemy: showing enmity: warlike : adverse. HOURI, how'ri, n. a nymph of the Mo ley. (Provincial English.)

-adv. Hos'TILELY. [L. hostilishostis. ] hammedan paradise. [Pers. huri-hura, HOVE, pa.t, and pa.p. of HEAVE. HOSTILITY, hos-til'it-i, n. enmity :-pl. a black-eyed girl.]

HOVEL, huv'el, n. a small or mean dwellHOSTIL'ITIES, acts of warfare.

HOURLY, owr'li, adj. happening or done ing: a shed.--v.t. to put in a hovel : to

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