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Hitler
/hit"leuhr/, n. Adolf /ad"olf, ay"dolf/; Ger. /ah"dawlf/, (Adolf Schicklgruber) ("der Führer"), 1889-1945, Nazi dictator of Germany, born in Austria: Chancellor 1933-45; ...
Hitler Directive Number 51
▪ Primary Source       In this directive, issued in late 1943, the German leader formally responded to concerns caused by the ominous buildup of Allied forces in the ...
Hitler Youth
German Hitler-Jugend Organization set up by Adolf Hitler in 1933 for educating and training male youths aged 13–18 in Nazi principles. Under the leadership of Baldur von ...
Hitler, Adolf
born Apr. 20, 1899, Braunau am Inn, Austria died Apr. 30, 1945, Berlin, Ger. Dictator of Nazi Germany (1933–45). Born in Austria, he had little success as an artist in ...
Hitler,Adolf
Hit·ler (hĭtʹlər), Adolf. Known as “Der Führer.” 1889-1945. Austrian-born founder of the German Nazi Party and chancellor of the Third Reich (1933-1945). His fascist ...
Hitlerian
See Hitler, Adolf. * * *
Hitlerism
/hit"leuh riz'euhm/, n. the doctrines, principles, and practices of the Nazi party, esp. as developed by Hitler; Nazism. [1925-30; HITLER + -ISM] * * *
Hitlerite
/hit"leuh ruyt'/, n. 1. an advocate or a follower of Hitlerism. adj. 2. of or pertaining to Hitler or Hitlerism. [1925-30; HITLER + -ITE1] * * *
hitless
See hit. * * *
hitlist
hit list n. Slang 1. A list of potential murder victims. 2. A list designating a target, as for attack, coercion, or elimination: “had a hit list of executives he wanted ...
hitman
hit man n. Slang 1. A man hired by a crime syndicate as a professional killer. 2. A hatchet man. * * *
Hito-no-michi
Japanese religious sect founded by Miki Tokuharu (1871–1938). It was based on an earlier religious movement founded by Kanada Tokumitsu (1863–1919), who taught that the ...
hitogami
▪ Japanese religion       (Japanese: “man-god”), a way of distinguishing certain characteristics of Japanese religion by focusing on the close relationship between a ...
hitor miss
See hit-or-miss. * * *
hitparade
hit parade n. 1. A ranked group or listing of the currently most popular songs. 2. A collection or listing of the most popular or excellent items or people of a certain kind. * * ...
hitsquad
hit squad n. Slang 1. A squad or team of hired executioners, as one organized for carrying out a political assassination. 2. A group of political terrorists. * * *
Hitt.
Hitt. abbr. Hittite. * * *
hittable
See hitless. * * *
hitter
hit·ter (hĭtʹər) n. 1. One who hits or strikes something. 2. Baseball. A batter. * * *
Hittite
/hit"uyt/, n. 1. a member of an ancient people who established a powerful empire in Asia Minor and Syria, dominant from about 1900 to 1200 B.C. 2. an extinct language of the ...
Hittite language
      most important of the extinct Indo-European languages of ancient Anatolia. Hittite was closely related to Carian (Carian language), Luwian (Luwian language), ...
Hittitology
/hit'uy tol"euh jee/, n. the study of Hittite language and culture. [1950-55; HITTITE + -O- + -LOGY] * * *
Hittorf, Johann Wilhelm
▪ German physicist born March 27, 1824, Bonn, Prussia [now in Germany] died Nov. 28, 1914, Münster, Ger.       German physicist who first computed the ...
HIV
human immunodeficiency virus. See under AIDS virus. * * * in full human immunodeficiency virus Retrovirus associated with AIDS. HIV attacks and gradually destroys the immune ...
HIV positive
(of a person) diagnosed by a test as being infected with HIV. * * *
Hiva Oa
▪ island, French Polynesia       largest island of the southeastern Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia, central South Pacific. The volcanic island's mountainous slopes ...
HivaOa
Hi·va O·a (hēʹvəōʹə) A volcanic island of the southern Pacific Ocean in the southeast Marquesas Islands of French Polynesia. The painter Gauguin is buried here. * * *
hive
—hiveless, adj. —hivelike, adj. —hiver, n. /huyv/, n., v., hived, hiving. n. 1. a shelter constructed for housing a colony of honeybees; beehive. 2. the colony of bees ...
hives
/huyvz/, n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) Pathol. any of various eruptive conditions of the skin, as the wheals of urticaria. [1490-1500; orig. Scots; of obscure orig.] * * * or ...
Hivite
/huy"vuyt/, n. a member of an ancient people inhabiting Canaan, conquered by the Israelites. * * *
Hiwassee
Hi·was·see (hī-wŏsʹē) A river rising in northeast Georgia and flowing about 241 km (150 mi) northward across southwest North Carolina and into southeast Tennessee, where ...
Hiwassee River
River, southeastern U.S. Rising in the Blue Ridge in northern Georgia, it flows 132 mi (213 km) into North Carolina and southeastern Tennessee to join the Tennessee River at the ...
Hizballah
/khes'bah lah"/, n. Hezbollah. * * *
Hjärne, Harald Gabriel
▪ Swedish politician born May 2, 1848, Klastorp, Swed. died Jan. 6, 1922, Uppsala       historian, politician, and political writer known for his influence on Swedish ...
Hjelm, Peter Jacob
▪ Swedish chemist born 1746 died 1813       Swedish chemist who discovered the element molybdenum in 1782.       Educated at the University of Uppsala, in 1782 ...
Hjørring
▪ Denmark       city, northern Jutland, Denmark. The ancient capital of the Vendsyssel region, Hjørring was chartered in 1243 and remains the commercial centre of the ...
HK
Hong Kong. * * *
HkakaboRazi
Hka·ka·bo Ra·zi (käʹkə-bō räʹzē) A mountain, 5,885.3 m (19,296 ft) high, of northern Myanmar (Burma) near the Chinese border. It is the highest peak in the country. * ...
ḥkm
Central Semitic, to be(come) wise, understand, judge. a. hakim1, from Arabic ḥakīm, wise (man), sage, doctor, from ḥakama, to judge, decide, govern; b. hakim2, from Arabic ...
hl
hectoliter; hectoliters. * * *
HL hinge.
See H and L hinge. * * *
HLA
Immunol. human leukocyte antigen: any of a complex of genetically determined antigens, occurring on the surface of almost every human cell, by which one person's cells can be ...
HLA antigen
Immunol. an antigen of the HLA group, designated by a letter (HLA-A, HLA-B, etc.) according to the chromosome locus on which the controlling HLA gene appears and additionally by ...
HLA gene
Immunol. any of a complex of genes, located on human chromosome 6, that govern the expression of HLA. Cf. MHC. * * *
Hlavsa, Milan
▪ 2002 Mejla Hlavsa        Czech musician (b. March 6, 1951, Prague, Czech. [now Czech Rep.]—d. Jan. 5, 2001, Prague), founded (1968) and served as songwriter and bass ...
HLBB
Home Loan Bank Board. * * *
Hlinka, Andrej
▪ Slovak patriot born Sept. 27, 1864, Stará Černová, Slovakia, Austrian Empire [now in Slovakia] died Aug. 16, 1938, Ružomberok, Czech. [now in ...
hlk
To go. Halacha, from Hebrew hălākâ, rule, tradition, from hālak, to go. * * *
hll
To shout, boast; in derived stem, to praise. 1. a. alleluia, hallelujah, from Hebrew halləlû-yāh, praise Yahweh, from halləlû, praise, masculine plural imperative of ...
ḥll
To be(come) clean, pure, holy. 1. Elul, from Hebrew ʾělûl, a month name, from Akkadian elūlu, elūnu, name of a festival and of a month corresponding to parts of August and ...
ḫll
West Semitic, to pierce. 1. challah, from Hebrew ḥallâ, a kind of bread or cake, probably “something perforated,” from ḥālal, to pierce. 2. alfilaria, from Arabic ...
Hlothere
▪ king of Kent died February 6, 685       king of Kent in Anglo-Saxon England. He was the son of Erconberht and brother of Egbert, whom he succeeded in ...
ḫlp
To pass, follow. caliph, from Arabic ḫalīfa, successor (to Muhammad), caliph, from ḫalafa, to follow, succeed. * * *
Hluhluwe Game Reserve
▪ reserve, South Africa       game reserve in northern KwaZulu/Natal province, South Africa, established in 1897. It lies 140 miles (225 km) northeast of Durban and has ...
Hlutdaw
▪ Myanmar government       (Burmese: “Place of Release”), the primary ministerial council in Myanmar (Burma) from approximately the 13th to the 19th century. The ...
ḥlw
To be(come) sweet, pleasant, agreeable, merry. halva, from Arabic ḥalwā, confection, from ḥaluwa, to be(come) sweet, pleasant. * * *
HM
Hispanic male. * * *
hm
hectometer; hectometers. * * *
HM Coastguard
(in full Her/His Majesty’s Coastguard) the British government organization, part of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), whose job is to watch the country’s coast and ...
HM Customs and Excise
(in full Her/His Majesty’s Customs and Excise) (also Customs and Excise) (abbr HMCE) a British government department that collects tax. Customs duties are the tax collected on ...
HM Treasury
(in full Her/His Majesty’s Treasury) (abbr HMT) ➡ Treasury. * * *
HMAS
1. Her Majesty's Australian Ship. 2. His Majesty's Australian Ship. * * *
HMBS
HMBS abbr. Her (
HMCE
➡ HM Customs and Excise. * * *
HMCS
1. Her Majesty's Canadian Ship. 2. His Majesty's Canadian Ship. * * *
ḥmd
Central Semitic, to desire, delight in, praise. Muhammad, from Arabic muḥammad, praised, commendable, passive participle of ḥammada, to praise highly, derived stem of ...
HMF
1. Her Majesty's Forces. 2. His Majesty's Forces. * * *
ḥml
Arabic root, to carry. hamal, from Arabic ḥammāl, porter, from ḥamala, to carry. * * *
hmm
hmm or hm [həm: ] conventionalized pronun. interj. HEM2: used to signify hesitation, a question, thoughtful consideration of another person's statement, etc. * * *
HMMV
humvee. [1985-90] * * *
HMO
See health maintenance organization. * * *
Hmong
/hmawng/, n., pl. Hmongs, (esp. collectively) Hmong. Miao. * * * or Miao Mountain-dwelling peoples of China, Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand who speak Hmong-Mien languages. There ...
Hmong-Mien languages
or Miao-Yao languages Language family of southern China, northern Vietnam, Laos, and northern Thailand, with more than nine million speakers. Hmong (Miao, Meo) has been divided ...
ḥmr
Common Semitic noun *ḥimār-, donkey. homer2, from Hebrew ḥōmer, heap, a unit of capacity (perhaps originally the burden carried by a donkey; akin to ḥămôr, donkey). * * ...
HMS
HMS abbrev. 1. Her (or His) Majesty's Service 2. Her (or His) Majesty's Ship or Steamer * * * HMS abbr. Her (or His) Majesty's Ship. * * * Common Semitic *ḫam(i)š-, five. ...
HMS Beagle
➡ Beagle * * *
HMS Bounty
➡ Bounty (I) * * *
HMS Revenge
➡ Revenge * * *
HMSO
➡ HM Stationery Office. * * *
HMT
➡ HM Treasury. * * *
HMV Group plc
➡ HMV * * *
HMV{™}
(HMV Group plc) a British company started in 1921 that sells recordings of music and books. HMV stands for ‘His Master’s Voice’, and the company used to use on its record ...
hmz
Arabic root, to prick, urge on, prod. hamza, from Arabic hamza, graphic sign for the glottal stop, from hamaza, to prick, to urge on, prod. * * *
HN
Hn Chem. symbol hahnium (element 108) * * * HN abbr. head nurse. * * *
Hnatyshyn, Ramon John
▪ 2003 “Ray”        Canadian politician (b. March 16, 1934, Saskatoon, Sask.—d. Dec. 18, 2002, Ottawa, Ont.), served as a Conservative in the House of Commons for ...
ḥnk
West Semitic, to (make) understand, train. Hanukkah, from Hebrew ḥănukkâ, dedication, from ḥānak, to train, dedicate. * * *
hnn
Central Semitic (?), to weep, yearn. Gehenna, from Hebrew gêʾ (ben) hinnōm, valley of (the son of) Hinnom, from hinnōm, a man's name (etymology uncertain; perhaps akin to ...
ḥnn
To be(come) gracious. 1. Ann, Hannah, from Hebrew ḥannâ, grace, from ḥānan, to be(come) gracious. 2. John, ultimately from Hebrew yôḥānān, Yahweh has been gracious, ...
ho
ho1 /hoh/, interj. 1. (used as a call to attract attention, sometimes specially used after a word denoting a destination): Westward ho! Land ho! 2. (used as an exclamation of ...
HO
/hoh/, n. (in police use) habitual offender. * * * (as used in expressions) Ho peh Ho fei Ho nan Ho shen Hu ho hao t'e O erh ku na Ho Ho Chi Minh Ho Chi Minh City Ho Chi Minh ...
Ho
Symbol, Chem. holmium. * * * (as used in expressions) Ho peh Ho fei Ho nan Ho shen Hu ho hao t'e O erh ku na Ho Ho Chi Minh Ho Chi Minh City Ho Chi Minh Trail Huang Ho T'a li mu ...
Ho Chi Minh
/hoh" chee" min"/ 1890?-1969, North Vietnamese political leader: president of North Vietnam 1954-69. * * * orig. Nguyen Sinh Cung born May 19, 1890, Hoang Tru, Viet. died Sept. ...
Ho Chi Minh City
a seaport in S Vietnam. 3,460,500. Formerly, Saigon. * * * formerly Saigon City (pop., 1999 est.: 4,549,000), southern Vietnam. It lies along the Saigon River north of the ...
Ho Chi Minh Trail
a network of jungle paths winding from North Vietnam through Laos and Cambodia into South Vietnam, used as a military route by North Vietnam to supply the Vietcong during the ...
HO gauge
/aych"oh"/ a model railroad gauge of 5/8 in. (16 mm). [h(alf) O gauge] * * *
Ho Hsien-ku
▪ Chinese mythology Pinyin  He Xiangu,    in Chinese mythology, one of the Pa Hsien, the Eight Immortals of Taoism, and the only female (if Lan Ts'ai-ho is considered to be ...
Ho Ryong
▪ Korean painter also called Soch'i (Korean: Little Fool) born 1809, Korea died 1892, Korea       well-known Korean painter and calligrapher. Immensely popular in his ...
Ho, Don
▪ 2008 Donald Tai Loy Ho        American singer born Aug. 13, 1930 , Honolulu, Hawaii died April 14, 2007, Honolulu became an icon of the relaxed Hawaiian lifestyle ...
Ho-Chunk
▪ people also called  Ho-Chungra  or  Winnebago   a Siouan (Siouan languages)-speaking North American Indian people who lived in what is now eastern Wisconsin when ...
ho-dad
/hoh"dad'/, n. 1. a nonsurfer who spends time at beaches masquerading as a surfer. 2. a poor surfer. [perh. HO1 + DAD1] * * *
ho-daddy
☆ ho-daddy [hō′dad΄ē ] n. pl. ho-daddies 〚< ?〛 Slang one who engages in the sport of surfing or, esp., one who spends much time on beaches with surfers for vicarious ...
ho-ho
ho-ho [hō hō′] interj. used to suggest the sound of laughter, esp. in traditional portrayals of Santa Claus, in which it is usually ho-ho-ho * * *
ho-hum
/hoh"hum", -hum'/, interj. 1. (an exclamation expressing boredom, weariness, or contempt.) adj. 2. dull, boring, or routine; so-so: a ho-hum performance. [1920-25] * * *
Ho-musubi
▪ Japanese deity also called  Kagu-tsuchi, or Hi-no-kami,         in the Shintō religion of Japan, a god of fire. His mother, the female creator Izanami, was fatally ...
ho.
house. * * *
Hoa Binh
▪ Vietnam       town, north-central Vietnam. It lies along the Black River (Song Da) about 45 miles (75 km) southwest of Hanoi. Located in a plateau region that forms ...
Hoa Hao
▪ Vietnamese religious sect in full  Phat Giao Hoa Hao,         nationalistic and xenophobic Vietnamese neo-Buddhist secret society that was formed in 1939 by the ...
Hoabinhian
/hoh'euh bin"ee euhn/, n. Archaeol. of, pertaining to, or typifying a middle to late Stone Age culture found in southeast Asia that is characterized chiefly by agricultural ...
hoactzin
/hoh akt"sin, wahkt"sin/, n. hoatzin. * * *
Hoad
/hohd/, n. Lew(is Alan), 1934-94, Australian tennis player. * * *
Hoad, Lew
▪ Australian tennis player byname of  Lewis Alan Hoad   born Nov. 23, 1934, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia died July 3, 1994, Fuengirola, Spain       Australian tennis ...
Hoad, Lewis Alan
▪ 1995       ("LEW"), Australian tennis player (b. Nov. 23, 1934, Sydney, Australia—d. July 3, 1994, Fuengirola, Spain), with his frequent doubles partner and sometime ...
hoagie
☆ hoagie or hoagy [hō′gē ] n. pl. hoagies 〚? altered < hoggie (
Hoagland
/hohg"leuhnd/, n. Edward, born 1932, U.S. novelist and essayist. * * *
Hoagland, Dennis Robert
▪ American botanist born April 2, 1884, Golden, Colo., U.S. died Sept. 5, 1949, Oakland, Calif.       American plant physiologist and authority on plant and soil ...
Hoagland, Edward
▪ American writer in full  Edward Morley Hoagland  born Dec. 21, 1932, New York, N.Y., U.S.       American novelist, travel writer, and essayist, noted especially for ...
hoagy
/hoh"gee/, n., pl. hoagies. New Jersey and Pennsylvania (chiefly Philadelphia). a hero sandwich. Also, hoagie. [1965-70, Amer.; a number of anecdotal hypotheses have been ...
Hoagy Carmichael
➡ Carmichael (I) * * *
hoar
/hawr, hohr/, n. 1. hoarfrost; rime. 2. a hoary coating or appearance. adj. 3. hoary. [bef. 900; ME hor, OE har; c. ON harr gray with age, OFris her gray, OHG her old (G hehr ...
Hoar, Ebenezer R(ockwood)
born Feb. 21, 1816, Concord, Mass., U.S. died Jan. 31, 1895, Concord U.S. politician. He graduated from Harvard College (1835) and Harvard Law School (1839). His outspoken ...
Hoar, Ebenezer R.
▪ American politician in full  Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar   born Feb. 21, 1816, Concord, Mass., U.S. died Jan. 31, 1895, Concord  American politician, a leading antislavery ...
Hoar, George Frisbie
born Aug. 29, 1826, Concord, Mass., U.S. died Sept. 30, 1904, Worcester, Mass. U.S. politician. He graduated from Harvard College (1846) and Harvard Law School (1849) and then ...
hoard
—hoarder, n. /hawrd, hohrd/, n. 1. a supply or accumulation that is hidden or carefully guarded for preservation, future use, etc.: a vast hoard of silver. v.t. 2. to ...
hoarder
See hoard. * * *
hoarding
hoarding1 /hawr"ding, hohr"-/, n. 1. the act of a person who hoards. 2. hoardings, things that are hoarded. [1585-95; HOARD + -ING1] hoarding2 /hawr"ding, hohr"-/, n. 1. a ...
hoardings
➡ advertising * * *
Hoare
/hawr, hohr/, n. Sir Samuel John Gurney /gerr"nee/, 1st Viscount Templewood /tem"peuhl wood'/, 1880-1959, British statesman. * * *
Hoare, Sir Samuel (John Gurney), 2nd Baronet
also called (from 1944) Viscount Templewood (of Chelsea) born Feb. 24, 1880, London, Eng. died May 7, 1959, London British statesman. As secretary of state for India ...
Hoare, Sir Samuel, 2nd Baronet
▪ British statesman also called (from 1944)  Viscount Templewood of Chelsea   born Feb. 24, 1880, London died May 7, 1959, London  British statesman who was a chief ...
Hoare-Laval Pact
(1935) Secret plan to offer Benito Mussolini most of Ethiopia (then called Abyssinia) in return for a truce in the Italo-Ethiopian War. It was put together by British foreign ...
hoarfrost
/hawr"frawst', -frost', hohr"-/, n. frost (def. 2). [1250-1300; ME hor-frost. See HOAR, FROST] * * * ▪ meteorology       deposit of ice crystals on objects exposed to ...
hoarhound
/hawr"hownd', hohr"-/, n. horehound. * * *
hoarily
See hoary. * * *
hoariness
See hoarily. * * *
hoarse
—hoarsely, adv. —hoarseness, n. /hawrs, hohrs/, adj. hoarser, hoarsest. 1. having a vocal tone characterized by weakness of intensity and excessive breathiness; husky: the ...
hoarsely
See hoarse. * * *
hoarsen
/hawr"seuhn, hohr"-/, v.t., v.i. to make or become hoarse. [1740-50; HOARSE + -EN1] * * *
hoarseness
See hoarsely. * * *
hoary
—hoarily, adv. —hoariness, n. /hawr"ee, hohr"ee/, adj., hoarier, hoariest. 1. gray or white with age: an old dog with a hoary muzzle. 2. ancient or venerable: hoary myths. 3. ...
hoary bat
▪ mammal       migratory North American bat found in wooded areas from Canada to Mexico. It is one of the vesper bats, family Vespertilionidae, and measures 13–14 cm ...
hoary marmot
a large marmot, Marmota caligata, living in mountainous areas of Siberia and northwestern North America and having a heavy, yellow-gray body, short black limbs, and black and ...
hoary-headed
/hawr"ee hed"id, hohr"-/, adj. having the gray or white hair of advanced age. [1590-1600] * * *
hoaryalyssum
hoary alyssum n. An annual European herb (Berteroa incana) of the mustard family, having silvery foliage, oblong fruits, and deeply notched white flowers. It is naturalized in ...
hoatzin
/hoh at"sin, waht"sin/, n. a blue-faced, crested bird, Opisthocomus hoazin, of the Amazon and Orinoco forests, having as a nestling a large, temporary claw on the second and ...
hoax
—hoaxer, n. /hohks/, n. 1. something intended to deceive or defraud: The Piltdown man was a scientific hoax. v.t. 2. to deceive by a hoax; hoodwink. [1790-1800; perh. contr. of ...
hoaxer
See hoax. * * *
hob
hob1 —hobber, n. /hob/, n., v., hobbed, hobbing. n. 1. a projection or shelf at the back or side of a fireplace, used for keeping food warm. 2. a rounded peg or pin used as a ...
Hoban
/hoh"beuhn/, n. James, c1762-1831, U.S. architect, born in Ireland: designed the White House. * * *
Hoban, James
▪ Irish architect born c. 1762, Callan, County Kilkenny, Ire. died Dec. 8, 1831, Washington, D.C.  U.S. architect who was the designer and builder of the White House in ...
Hoban, Russell
▪ American author in full  Russell Conwell Hoban  born Feb. 4, 1925, Lansdale, Pa., U.S.       American novelist and children's writer who combined myth, fantasy, ...
Hoban,James
Ho·ban (hōʹbən), James. 1762?-1831. Irish-born American architect who designed and supervised the construction (1793-1801) and renovation (1815-1829) of the White House in ...
Hobart
/hoh"beuhrt/ or, for 1, 4, /-bahrt; hoh"bahrt/ for 2, n. 1. Garret Augustus /gar"it/, 1844-99, U.S. lawyer and politician: vice president of the U.S. 1897-99. 2. a seaport on and ...
Hobart Paşa
▪ British naval captain in full  Augustus Charles Hobart-hampden   born April 1, 1822, Leicestershire, England died June 19, 1886, Milan       English naval captain ...
Hobart, Garret A
▪ vice president of United States born June 3, 1844, Long Branch, N.J., U.S. died Nov. 21, 1899, Paterson, N.J.  24th vice president of the United States (1897–99) in the ...
Hobart, John Henry
▪ American clergyman born Sept. 14, 1775, Philadelphia died Sept. 12, 1830, Auburn, N.Y., U.S.       U.S. educator, publisher, author, and bishop of the Protestant ...
Hobart, Percy
▪ British military officer in full  Percy Cleghorn Stanley Hobart  born June 14, 1885, Naini Tal, India died February 19, 1957, Farnham, Surrey, England       British ...
Hobbema
/hob"euh meuh/; Du. /haw"beuh mah/, n. Meindert /muyn"deuhrddt/, 1638-1709, Dutch painter. * * *
Hobbema, Meindert
orig. Meyndert Lubbertsz(oon) (baptized Oct. 31, 1638, Amsterdam died Dec. 7, 1709, Amsterdam) Dutch landscape painter. He worked principally in Amsterdam, painting quiet rural ...
Hobbes
/hobz/, n. Thomas, 1588-1679, English philosopher and author. * * *
Hobbes, Thomas
born April 5, 1588, Westport, Wiltshire, Eng. died Dec. 4, 1679, Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire English philosopher and political theorist. The son of a vicar who abandoned his ...
Hobbes,Thomas
Hobbes (hŏbz), Thomas. 1588-1679. English philosopher and political theorist best known for his book Leviathan (1651), in which he argues that the only way to secure civil ...
Hobbesian
/hob"zee euhn/, n. 1. a person who believes in or advocates the principles of Thomas Hobbes. adj. 2. of, pertaining to, or recalling the principles of Thomas Hobbes. [1770-80; ...
Hobbism
—Hobbist, n. —Hobbistical, adj. /hob"iz euhm/, n. the doctrines of, or those attributed to, Hobbes, esp. the doctrine of absolute submission to a royal sovereign in order to ...
Hobbist
See Hobbism. * * *
Hobbit
a book (1937) written by J R R Tolkien. The book is set in the imaginary world of Middle-Earth. In the book, hobbits are small, friendly creatures with big feet. The main ...
hobble
—hobbler, n. /hob"euhl/, v., hobbled, hobbling, n. v.i. 1. to walk lamely; limp. 2. to proceed irregularly and haltingly: His verses hobble with their faulty meters. v.t. 3. to ...
hobble skirt
a woman's skirt that is very narrow at the bottom, causing the wearer to walk with short, mincing steps. [1910-15] * * *
hobblebush
/hob"euhl boosh'/, n. a North American shrub, Viburnum alnifolium, of the honeysuckle family, having flat-topped clusters of white flowers and red-to-black berrylike fruit. Also ...
hobbledehoy
/hob"euhl dee hoy'/, n. an awkward, ungainly youth. [1530-40; var. of hoberdyhoy, alliterative compound, equiv. to hoberd (var. of Roberd Robert) + -Y2 + -hoy for BOY (b > h for ...
hobbler
See hobble. * * *
hobbleskirt
hobble skirt n. A long skirt, popular between 1910 and 1914, that was so narrow below the knees that it restricted normal stride. * * *
Hobbs
/hobz/, n. a city in New Mexico. 28,794. * * * ▪ New Mexico, United States       city, Lea county, southeastern New Mexico, U.S., near the Texas state line. Founded by ...
Hobbs, Bruce Robertson
▪ 2006       British jockey and trainer (b. Dec. 27, 1920, Long Island, N.Y.—d. Nov. 21, 2005, Newmarket, Suffolk, Eng.), rode 40–1 long shot Battleship to victory ...
Hobbs, Sir John Berry
▪ British athlete byname  Jack Hobbs   born December 16, 1882, Cambridge, England died December 21, 1963, Hove, Sussex       English athlete who was the world's ...
hobby
hobby1 —hobbyist, n. —hobbyless, adj. /hob"ee/, n., pl. hobbies. 1. an activity or interest pursued for pleasure or relaxation and not as a main occupation: Her hobbies ...
Hobby
/hob"ee/, n. Oveta Culp /kulp/, born 1905, U.S. newspaper publisher and government official: first director of Women's Army Corps 1942-45; first Secretary of Health, Education, ...
Hobby, Oveta Culp
orig. Oveta Culp born Jan. 19, 1905, Killeen, Texas, U.S. died Aug. 16, 1995, Houston, Texas U.S. publisher and government official. A graduate of the University of Texas Law ...
Hobby,Oveta Culp
Hob·by (hŏbʹē), Oveta Culp. 1905-1995. American public official. She was the first director of the Women's Army Corps (1943-1945) and the first secretary of the Department ...
hobbyhorse
/hob"ee hawrs'/, n. 1. a stick with a horse's head, or a rocking horse, ridden by children. 2. a figure of a horse, attached at the waist of a performer in a morris dance, ...
hobbyist
See hobby1. * * *
Hobeika, Elie
▪ 2003 Elias Joseph Hobeika        Lebanese militia leader (b. 1956, Kleiat, Lebanon—d. Jan. 24, 2002, Hazmiyeh, Lebanon), was the ruthless head of the Maronite ...
hobgoblin
/hob"gob'lin/, n. 1. something causing superstitious fear; a bogy. 2. a mischievous goblin. 3. (cap.) Puck (def. 1). [1520-30; HOB2 + GOBLIN] * * *
Hobhouse, Emily
▪ British social worker born April 9, 1860, near Liskeard, Cornwall, Eng. died June 8, 1926, London       English reformer and social worker whose humanitarian ...
Hobhouse, L(eonard) T(relawny)
born Sept. 8, 1864, St. Ives, Cornwall, Eng. died June 21, 1929, Alençon, France British sociologist known for his comparative studies of social development. He sought to ...
Hobhouse, Leonard Trelawny
▪ British sociologist born Sept. 8, 1864, St. Ives, Cornwall, Eng. died June 21, 1929, Alençon, France       English sociologist and philosopher who tried to reconcile ...
hobnail
/hob"nayl'/, n. 1. a large-headed nail for protecting the soles of heavy boots and shoes. 2. a small allover pattern consisting of small tufts, as on fabrics, or of small studs, ...
hobnailed
/hob"nayld'/, adj. 1. furnished with hobnails. 2. rustic or loutish. [1590-1600; HOBNAIL + -ED3] * * *
hobnob
/hob"nob'/, v., hobnobbed, hobnobbing, n. v.i. 1. to associate on very friendly terms (usually fol. by with): She often hobnobs with royalty. 2. Archaic. to drink together. n. 3. ...
hobo
—hoboism, n. /hoh"boh/, n., pl. hobos, hoboes. 1. a tramp or vagrant. 2. a migratory worker. [1885-90, Amer.; orig. uncert.] * * *
hoboism
See hobo. * * *
Hoboken
/hoh"boh keuhn/, n. a seaport in NE New Jersey, opposite New York City. 42,460. * * * ▪ New Jersey, United States       city, Hudson county, northeastern New Jersey, ...
Hobrecht
/hoh"brekt/; Du. /hoh"brddekht/, n. Jacob /jay"keuhb/; Du. /yah"kawp/. See Obrecht, Jacob. * * *
Hobson
/hob"seuhn/, n. 1. Laura Z(ametkin) /zeuh met"kin/, 1900-86, U.S. novelist. 2. Richmond Pearson /pear"seuhn/, 1870-1937, U.S. naval officer and politician. * * *
Hobson's choice
/hob"seuhnz/ the choice of taking either that which is offered or nothing; the absence of a real alternative. [1640-50; after Thomas Hobson (1544-1631), of Cambridge, England, ...
Hobson'schoice
Hob·son's choice (hŏbʹsənz) n. An apparently free choice that offers no real alternative.   [After Thomas Hobson (1544?-1630), English keeper of a livery stable, from his ...
Hobson, Laura Z
▪ American author original name  Laura Kean Zametkin   born June 18/19, 1900, New York City died Feb. 28, 1986, New York City       American novelist and short-story ...
Hobson-Jobson
/hob"seuhn job"seuhn/, n. the alteration of a word or phrase borrowed from a foreign language to accord more closely with the phonological and lexical patterns of the borrowing ...
Hobson’s choice
n [U] a situation in which there is no choice, because only one course of action or result is possible. The expression comes from the name of Thomas Hobson, a 17th–century ...
Hoby, Sir Thomas
▪ English diplomat and translator born 1530, Leominster, Herefordshire, Eng. died July 13, 1566, Paris, France       English diplomat and translator of Baldassare ...
Hoccleve
/hok"leev/, n. Thomas, 1370-1450, English poet. Also, Occleve. * * *
Hoccleve, Thomas
▪ English poet Hoccleve also spelled  Occleve   born 1368/69, London died c. 1450?, Southwick, Eng.  English poet, contemporary and imitator of Chaucer, whose work has ...
Hoccleve,Thomas
Hoc·cleve (hŏkʹlēv') or Oc·cleve (ŏkʹ-), Thomas. 1369?-1450?. English poet known for his detailed descriptions of life in medieval London. * * *
Hoceïma, Al-
▪ Morocco Spanish  Alhucemas        city, northern Morocco. The city, founded by Spaniards in 1926 as Villa Sanjurjo, still has a large Spanish population. Situated ...
Hoche, Lazare
▪ French general born June 24, 1768, Versailles, Fr. died Sept. 18, 1797, Wetzlar, Nassau [Germany]  general of the French Revolutionary Wars who drove the Austro-Prussian ...
Hochheimer
/hok"huy'meuhr/; Ger. /hawkh"huy'meuhrdd/, n. a Rhine wine produced at Hochheim, near Mainz, Germany. * * *
HoChi Minh
Ho Chi Minh (hōʹ chēʹ mĭnʹ), 1890-1969. Vietnamese leader and first president of North Vietnam (1954-1969). His army was victorious in the French Indochina War ...
HoChi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City Formerly Sai·gon (sī-gŏnʹ). The largest city of Vietnam, in the southern part of the country near the South China Sea. An ancient Khmer settlement, it was ...
hock
hock1 /hok/, n. 1. the joint in the hind leg of a horse, cow, etc., above the fetlock joint, corresponding anatomically to the ankle in humans. See diag. under horse. 2. a ...
hock leg
Furniture. a leg similar to a cabriole leg, but having a straight perpendicular section between the upper, convex section and the foot. * * *
hocket
/hok"it/, n. a technique in medieval musical composition in which two or three voice parts are given notes or short phrases in rapid alternation, producing an erratic, hiccuping ...
Hockett,Charles
Hock·ett (hŏkʹĭt), Charles. Born 1916. American linguist and anthropologist whose works include A Manual of Psychology (1955). He is also a composer of opera and orchestral ...
hockey
/hok"ee/, n. 1. See ice hockey. 2. See field hockey. [1520-30; earlier hockie, perh. equiv. to hock- HOOK + -ie -IE] * * * (as used in expressions) field hockey ice ...
hockey field
➡ hockey * * *
hockey pitch
➡ hockey * * *
hockey skate
a tubular ice skate having a shorter blade than a racing skate and often having a reinforced shoe for protection. Cf. racing skate, tubular skate. * * *
hockey stick
the stick used in field hockey or ice hockey. [1840-50] * * *
hockey sticks
➡ hockey * * *
hockeystick
hockey stick n. A long-handled stick with one curved end that is used in hockey. * * *
Hocking
/hok"ing/, n. William Ernest, 1873-1966, U.S. philosopher. * * *
hockle
/hok"euhl/, v., hockled, hockling, n. v.i. 1. (of a rope) to have the yarns spread and kinked through twisting in use. n. 2. the spreading and kinking of the yarns in a rope ...
Hockney
/hok"nee/, n. David, born 1937, British artist. * * *
Hockney, David
born July 9, 1937, Bradford, Eng. British painter, draftsman, printmaker, photographer, and stage designer. He studied at the Bradford College of Art and the Royal College of ...
Hockney,David
Hock·ney (hŏkʹnē), David. Born 1937. British painter, printmaker, photographer, and stage designer who emerged as a leader of the pop art movement of the 1960s. His often ...
hockshop
/hok"shop'/, n. a pawnshop. [1870-75; HOCK3 + SHOP] * * *
Hocktide play
▪ English folk play       a folk play formerly given at Coventry, Eng., on Hock Tuesday (the second Tuesday after Easter). The play was suppressed at the Protestant ...
hocus
/hoh"keuhs/, v.t., hocused, hocusing or (esp. Brit.) hocussed, hocussing. 1. to play a trick on; hoax; cheat. 2. to stupefy with drugged liquor. 3. to drug (liquor). [1665-75; ...
hocus-pocus
/hoh"keuhs poh"keuhs/, n., v., hocus-pocused, hocus-pocusing or (esp. Brit.) hocus-pocussed, hocus-pocussing. n. 1. a meaningless chant or expression used in conjuring or ...
hod
/hod/, n. 1. a portable trough for carrying mortar, bricks, etc., fixed crosswise on top of a pole and carried on the shoulder. 2. a coal scuttle. [1565-75; perh. later var. of ...
hod carrier
a mason's assistant whose work is to carry hods of materials to the mason. Also called hodman. [1765-75] * * *
hodden
hodden [häd′'n] n. 〚< ?〛 Scot. a coarse, undyed woolen cloth: a gray variety (hodden gray) is made by mixing white and black fleece * * *
Hodeida
/hoo day"dah/, n. a seaport in W Yemen, on the Red Sea. 155,110. * * *
Hodes, Art
▪ American pianist born Nov. 14, 1904, Nikoliev, Russia died March 4, 1993, Harvey, Ill., U.S.       American jazz and blues pianist known for the emotional ...
Hodes, Art W.
▪ 1994       Russian-born U.S. pianist (adopted birth date Nov. 14, 1904, Nikolayev, Russia—d. March 4, 1993, Harvey, Ill.), was a blues-based jazz traditionalist who ...
Hodge, Charles
▪ American scholar born Dec. 27, 1797, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. died June 19, 1878, Princeton, N.J.       conservative American biblical scholar and a leader of the ...
Hodgenville
/hoj"euhn vil'/, n. a town in central Kentucky: birthplace of Abraham Lincoln. 2459. * * * ▪ Kentucky, United States       city, seat (1843) of Larue county, central ...
hodgepodge
/hoj"poj'/, n. a heterogeneous mixture; jumble. [1615-25; var. of HOTCHPOTCH] Syn. conglomeration, miscellany, muddle, mess. * * *
Hodges
(1744–1797) an English artist who travelled with Captain Cook on his journey by ship to the Pacific (1772–75), drawing and painting pictures of the landscapes, icebergs (= ...
Hodges, Courtney Hicks
▪ United States general born January 5, 1887, Perry, Georgia, U.S. died January 16, 1966, San Antonio, Texas  American army officer who led the First Army across western ...
Hodges, Johnny
orig. John Cornelius Hodges born July 25, 1906, Cambridge, Mass., U.S. died May 11, 1970, New York, N.Y. U.S. saxophonist, one of the greatest alto-saxophone stylists in ...
Hodges,John Cornelius
Hodg·es (hŏjʹĭz), John Cornelius. Known as “Johnny” or “Jeep.” 1907-1970. American jazz saxophonist who was a key player in the Duke Ellington Orchestra ...
Hodgkin
/hodj"kin/, n. 1. Sir Alan Lloyd, born 1914, English biophysicist: Nobel prize for medicine 1963. 2. his cousin, Dorothy Mary Crowfoot /kroh"foot'/, 1910-94, English chemist: ...
Hodgkin disease
or lymphoreticuloma Most common malignant lymphoma. It starts with local, painless swelling of lymph nodes and sometimes of the spleen, liver, or other organs, followed by ...
Hodgkin's disease
a type of cancer characterized by progressive chronic inflammation and enlargement of the lymph nodes of the neck, armpit, groin, and mesentery, by enlargement of the spleen and ...
Hodgkin'sdisease
Hodg·kin's disease (hŏjʹkĭnz) n. A malignant, progressive, sometimes fatal disease of unknown cause, marked by enlargement of the lymph nodes, spleen, and liver. Also called ...
Hodgkin, Dorothy Crowfoot
▪ British chemist Introduction née  Dorothy Mary Crowfoot   born May 12, 1910, Cairo, Egypt died July 29, 1994, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, Eng.  English chemist ...
Hodgkin, Dorothy M(ary)
orig. Dorothy Mary Crowfoot born May 12, 1910, Cairo, Egypt died July 29, 1994, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, Eng. English chemist. After studying at Oxford and Cambridge, ...
Hodgkin, Dorothy Mary Crowfoot
▪ 1995       British chemist (b. May 12, 1910, Cairo, Egypt—d. July 29, 1994, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, England), won the 1964 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for her ...
Hodgkin, Sir Alan
▪ British biophysicist in full  Sir Alan Lloyd Hodgkin   born February 5, 1914, Banbury, Oxfordshire, England died December 20, 1998, Cambridge  English physiologist and ...
Hodgkin, Sir Alan Lloyd
▪ 1999       British physiologist (b. Feb. 5, 1914, Banbury, Eng.—d. Dec. 20, 1998, Cambridge, Eng.), shared (along with his countryman Sir Andrew Huxley and ...
Hodgkin, Thomas
▪ British physician born Aug. 17, 1798, Tottenham, Middlesex, Eng. died April 5, 1866, Jaffa, Palestine [now Tel Aviv–Yafo, Israel]       English physician who early ...
Hodgkin,Dorothy Mary Crowfoot
Hodgkin, Dorothy Mary Crowfoot. 1910-1994. Egyptian-born British chemist. She won a 1964 Nobel Prize for determining the structure of compounds needed in combating pernicious ...
Hodgkin,Sir Alan Lloyd
Hodg·kin (hŏjʹkĭn), Sir Alan Lloyd. 1914-1998. British physiologist. He shared a 1963 Nobel Prize for research on nerve cells. * * *
Hodgson, George
▪ Canadian athlete born October 12, 1893, Montreal, Quebec, Canada died May 1, 1983, Montreal       Canadian swimmer who won two gold medals at the 1912 Olympic Games ...
Hodgson, Ralph
▪ British poet born Sept. 9, 1871, Yorkshire, Eng. died Nov. 3, 1962, Minerva, Ohio, U.S.       poet noted for simple and mystical lyrics that express a love of nature ...
Hodler, Ferdinand
▪ Swiss artist born March 14, 1853, near Bern died May 20, 1918, Geneva  one of the most important Swiss painters of the late 19th and early 20th century.       He ...
Hodler, Marc
▪ 2007       Swiss lawyer and sports administrator (b. Oct. 26, 1918, Bern, Switz.—d. Oct. 18, 2006, Bern), blew the whistle in 1998 on Olympic officials from Salt ...
hodman
/hod"meuhn/, n., pl. hodmen. See hod carrier. [1580-90; HOD + MAN1] * * *
Hódmezóvásárhely
/hohd"me zue vah"shahrdd hay/, n. a city in SE Hungary. 53,000. * * *
Hodna, Chott el-
Shallow saline lake, north-central Algeria. At the bottom of an arid depression in the Hodna Plain, it acts as an interior drainage basin. It is subject to extreme evaporation ...
hodograph
/hod"euh graf', -grahf'/, n. Math., Mech. the figure described by the extremity of a vector that has a fixed origin and a position vector equal to the velocity of a moving ...
hodoscope
hodoscope [häd′ə skōp΄] n. 〚< Gr hodos, path (see -ODE1) + -SCOPE〛 an instrument for tracing the paths of ionizing particles, as of electrons in cosmic rays * * *
Hodson, William Stephen Raikes
▪ British cavalry leader born March 19, 1821, near Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Eng. died March 12, 1858, Lucknow, India       British cavalry leader in India, whose ...
hoe
—hoer, n. —hoelike, adj. /hoh/, n., v., hoed, hoeing. n. 1. a long-handled implement having a thin, flat blade usually set transversely, used to break up the surface of the ...

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