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— a wooden frame or machine for support.

Horse, v. a. To mount on a horse ; to ride, [back.

Horse'BacK, rt. The back of ahorse ; as, on horse-

HoRSE'BiJA.N, n. A bean cultivated for horses.

Horse'block, 71. A stage or block used in mount-
ing a horse.

horse '-boat, 71. A boat moved by horses.

Horse'-bo Y, 71. A boy who takes care of horses

Horse'-break ER, 71. A tamer of horses,

HOrse'chest-nlit, 77. A tree and its nut,

Horse'-cloth, n. A cliith for loveriiig a horse,

Horse'fly, n. A fly that stings horses.

H'Jrse'-guards (hors'girdz;, n. pi. Cavalry.

Horse'iiair (hors'hAr), n. The hair of horses

Horse'-j6ck-ey, 71. A dealer in horses

HoRSE'-ltEEP-ER, n. One who takes care of horses,

Horse'laugh (hors'IaQ. n- A loud-, rude laugh.

HoRSE'LEECH, 71. A leech that bites horses.

HoRSe'-lIt-ter, 77. A caniage hung upon polos,
and borne by and between livo horses.

Horse '-LOAD, n. As much as a can carry,

Horse'MAN, 71. One skilled in riding; a rider.

HoRSE'MAN-SHiP, n. The art of riding.

Horse'mXr-ten, 77. A large kind of bee.

HoRSE'-MiiAT, n. Food for horses; provender.

Horse'-mill, 77. A mill turned by a horse.

Horse'mint, 71. A coarse kind of mint.

Horse'mDs-cle (hbrs'mus-sl), 71. A large muscls

Horse'-play (hbrs'])la), n. Coarse, rough play.

Horse'-pond, 77. A pond for watering horses.

Horse '-POVV-ER, 71. The power or strength of a
horse in draught: — the dynamical unit used to
express the power of the steam-engine.

Horse'-race, 77. A match of horses in running.

Horse'rSd-ish, 77. A root acrid and biting.

Horse '-RAKE, 71. A r.Uce drawn by a horse.

Horse'shoe (hbrs'shij), 7t. A shoe for horses.

Horse'-steal-er, 77. A thief who steals horses.

HoRSE'WAY, 77. A way travelled by horses.

HoRSE'WHiP, 77. A whip to strike a horse with.

HoRSE'wHiP, V. a. To strike with a horsewhip.

HoR-TA'TipN, 77. Advice ; exhortation,

HoR'TA-TiVE, )a. Encouraging; advising; con,

HoR'TA-Tp-RY, ( taining exhortation.

HoR-Ti-cDLT't;-RAL, a. Relating to horticulture

Hor'ti'-cDlt-^ire' (hbr'te-ktilt yur), 77. The art
of cultivating gardens ; gardening, [ture,

Hor-ti-cOlt'u-rist, 77. One skilled in horticiil-

flf7RT'u-L AN (hbrt'yu-lan), a. Relating to a garden.

HiiR'TUS Sfc' cus,n. [L.] A collection of speci-
mens of plants dried and preserved.

Hp-^An'na, 77. [Heb.] An exclamation of praiso
to God ; a shout or song of praise.

H6.^E, 77. ; pi. h5§E {formerly HO^'EN). Stock-
ings ; covering for the legs: — a tube or pipe foi
conveying water on shipboard, or in connection
with a fire-engine.

Hos'iER (ho'zher), 77. One who sells stockings.

Ho'ifliJR-V, 71. I'lio business of making or selling
stockings : — stockings collectively.

IIos'piCE, n. [hospitium, L.] A sort of hospital'R: MOVE, NOR, s5n; bOll, BUR, rCle.— 9, 9, g, «(i/l; XJ, jG, £, g, Aard; f OS z ; :f asgz: 'fUIS




for monks ; a monastery : — an inn for lodging
travellers, as in the passes of the Alps.

Hos'pi-TA-BLE, a. Attentive or kind to strangers.

Hos'pj-TA-BLE-NESS, 11. Kiiidness to strangers.

Hos'pi-TA-BLY, ad. In a hospitable manner.

Hos'pi-TAL [lios'pe-tPil, P. Ja. Sm. Wb. Kenrick ;
os'pe-tjl, IV. E. F. K. R C ; avvs'pe-tal, S. J.],
n. A receptacle for the sick, insane, or poor.

H6s-pi-tS.l'!-ty, n. The quality of being hospi-
table ; attention or kindness to strangers.

Hos'pi-TAL-LER, n. A knight of a religious order,
commonly applied to the Knights of Malta.

Has' ro-DAR, n. The title of the princes or gov-
ernors of Wallachia and IMoldavia.

Host, n. One who entertains another ; a landlord :
— an army ; a great number : — the sacrifice of
the mass in the Roman Catholic church.

Host'age, n. One given in pledge as security for
the performance of certain conditions.

Host'ess, 7!. A female host ; a landlady.

*H6s't!LE [hos'til, S. W. P. J. E. F. ; hbs'tll, Ja.],
a. Like an enemy ; adverse ; opposite.

*H6s'T!LE-LY, ad. In a hostile manner.

Hos-Ti L'l T Y, ?!. Open war ; the practice of war ;
warfare ; hatred ; animosity ; enmity.

Hos'TLER (os'ler) [os'ler, S. W. J. E. F. Sm. C. ;
ost'ler, P. .la. K. R. ; hos'ier, Wh.], n. One who
has the care of horses at an inn or stable.

Hot, a. Having heat ; fiery ; furious ; ardent.

HoT'BED, n. A bed of earth made hot, by the fer-^
mentation of dung, for rearing early plants.

HoT'BRAlNED (hoVbrand), a. Violent ; furious.

HoTCH'POT, In. A hash; a hodgepodge.—

HoTCH'POTCH, ij {Law.) A commixture of lands.

H6t'-c6c-kle§ (hbt'kok-klz), n. -pi. A play in
which one lies on his face, is hoodwinked, and
guesses who strikes him.

Ho-TEL', ■>(. [Fr.] A genteel inn, public house,
or house of entertainment. See Tavern.

Ho-TEL' DieV i,b-le\'Aei\'),n. |Fr.] A hospital.

H6T'HEAD-ED(hot'hed-ed),a. Violent; passionate.

Hot'house, n. An enclosure kept warm, for rear-
ing tender plants, and ripening fruits.

Hot'ly, ad. With heat ; not coldly ; violently.

Hot'ness, n. State of being hot ; heat ; fury

Hot'press, v. a. To press between hot plates.

HoT'sPUR, n. A violent, passionate man : — a pea.

fiber' D AH, n. A seat to fix on an elephant's or
camel's back, to accommodate a rider.

*HouGH (hok) [hok, S. fV. P. J.K. Sm. C. ; hof, E.
Ja. , hok or hof, F.], n. The joint of the hinder
leg of a beast ; the ham ; hock,

*HquGH fhSk), V. a. To hamstring ; to cut up.

Hound, n. A species of dog used in the chase.

HofjND, V. a. To set on the chase ; to hunt.

Hour (our), n. The 24th part of a natural day;
60 minutes : — a particular time.

Hour'-glass (oiir'glSs), n. A glass filled with sand
for the purpose of measuring time.

HotJR'-HAND (biir'hand), ?i. That part of a clock
or watch which points out the hour.

Hour' I (hofir'e;, n. A Mohammedan nymph of

Hour'ly (bur'le), a. Happening every hour.

Hour'ly (bur'le), ar/. Every hour ; frequently.

Hour'-plate (bur'plat), n. The plate of a clock
on which the hours are marked ; a dial-plate.

HbiJ§'A(^E, n. A fee paid for sheltering goods.

House, n.; pi. h60§'e§. A sheltered place of hu-
man abode : — a family ; a race : a household : —
a hotel : — an abode ; a dwelling : — a church : —
a college : — a legislative body

HoO^e, v. a. To harbor : to shelter , to cover

Hou§e, v. n. To take shelter ; to reside

HoOse'bre ak-er, n. A thief who forcibly enters
a house , a burglar.

House'break-ing, n. Forcible entry into a house.

HoOse'-dog, n. A dog kept to guard the house.

HousE'HOLD, n. A family living together.

HoOse'hold-er, n. An occupier of a house.

HoOse'hold-Stijff', n. Furniture of a house.

HoOse'keep-er, n. One who keeps A Ik use ; a

woman who has the chief care of a family.
HoOsE'KEEP-lNG, 71. The management of a house.
HoOse'leek, n. A plant of several species.
HoOse'less, a. Wanting an abode or a house.
HoOse'maid, 71. A female menial servant.
HoOse'-rEnt, n. Rent paid tw a house.
HousE'-RooM, n. Space or room in a house.
HoOse'-warm-ing, 7(. A feast or merrymaking

upon going into a new house.
*HousE'WlFE (huz'wTf or hous'wiO [hiiz'wir.

S. W. F. K. Sm. C. ; huz'zif, P. J. E. Ja. ; hoiis'

wif, fVb.], n. The mistress of a family : — a & •

male economist.
*HousE'wiFE-LY, a. Economical; thrifty.
*HousE'wiFE-RY, 7!. Domestic economy.
HoO^'lNG, n. A habitation : — a saddle-cloth.
HoOs-T6'Ni-A,n. {Bot.) A genus cf plants.
Hove, i. oi Heave.

Hov'EL, n. A shed ; a mean habitation ; cottage.
Hov'el, v. a. To shelter in a hovel.
Hov'ER [huv'er, W. J. F. Sm. C. ; hov'er, S. If

E. Ja. K. R.], V. n. To hang in the air overhead,

— to wander about.
Hovv, ad. To what degree ; in what manner.
Hovv-be'it, ad. Nevertheless ; yet. [.datiquated.]
Hovv'dv,?!. a midwife. [Local, Eng.]
Hovy'EL, 77. A tool to smooth the inside of a cask.
How-ev'er, ad. In whatever manner; at all

events ; at least ; nevertheless ; yet.

Syn. — However he was a successful politician ;

at least he was popular ; nevertheless he was a bad

liver ; yet lie acquired fame ; notwithstanding hii

Hovv'iTZ, n. Same as Howitzer.
How'JT-ZER [hbw'it-zer, fi". Sm. Wb.; ho' wit-zet,

Ja.], n. A kind of mortar or cannon.
How'KER, 71. A sort of Dutch vessel or ship.
Howl, v.n. To cry as a wolf or dog, or as one in

distress ; to make a loud cry.
HiDVVL (hbial), 77. The cry of a wolf or dog.
How'LET, 7i. A bird of the owl kind.
HowL'iNG, 77. Cry of a wolf or dog ; a honid noise.
HovV-sp-EV'ER, ad. In whatever manner; al"

though ; however. See However.
Hoy, 77. A small vessel, usually rigged as a sloop.
Hoy, interj. A vague e.xclamation or call.
HiJB, 77. The nave of a wheel : — a mark: — a hilt,
HDb'BuB, 77. A confusion ; a tumult. [Vulgar.]
HucK, ?\ 77. To haggle in purchasing goods. [i^.J
fHijc'KLE (huk'kl), n. The hip.
Huc'KLE-BACKED (huk'kl-bakt),a. Crookbacked.
HDc'kle-ber-ry,7i. a small shrub and its fruit;

whortleberry. £>r. Bigel.ow. [ U. S.] [ler.

HucK'sTER, 77. A retailer of small wares ; a ped-
HDck'ster, v. n. To deal in petty bargains.
HDcK'sTER-AqfE, 77. Dealing; business.
Hijd'dle, v. a. To do or perform in a hurry ; to

throw together in confusion
Hijd'dle, v. n. To press together in confusion.
Hijd'dle, n. A crowd ; a tumult ; confusion.
HDd'dler, 77. One who huddles ; a bungler.
Hu-di-bras'tic, a. Like Hudibras ; doggerel.
Hue (hii), 77. Color; tint: — a clamor ; a pursuit,
HDff, 77. A swell of anger or arrogance: — a bully
Huff, v. a. To swell ; to treat with insolence.
Huff, v. n. To bluster ; to storm ; to swell.
Huff'er, 7?-. A blusterer ; a bully.
HDf'fish, a. Arrogant; insolent; petulant.
Huf', 77. Petulance; arrogance.
Huf'fy, a. Petulant ; angry ; hutlish.
HTiGjTJ.a. To embrace fondly ; to hold fast.
Hug, 77. Close embrace ; a gripe in wrestling.
HucjrE, a. Vast ; very great ; enormous.
Hu^e'ly, ad. Immensely ; enormously ; greatly,
Hu^^e'ness, 77. Enormous bulk ; vast extent.
HrjG'fiER-MUG'^iER, 7). Secrecy: by-placc. [Low,]
Hu' GVE-NbT{\\n'^e-r\oX),n. A French Calvinist
Hulk, n. The body of a ship: — an old vessel.
HijLit, V. a. To evisceratQ ; as, to hulk a hare.
HDlk'y, a. Heavy, large, or unwieldy.

A,E, I,0, u, y,longi A, £,T, 6,0, y short; A, E, I, o, y, y, obscure. — fAre, FAR, yAst, ALL; llfilR, her;




HOll, n. A husk ; a covering : — the body of a

Hull, v. a. To peel off: — to pierce the hull.

HiJL'LY, a. Having hulls ; husky.

Hum, v. n. To sing low ; to buzz ; to murmur.

HCiM, V. a. To sing low : — to impose upon.

HiJM,n. A buzzhig noise : — a jest; a hoax.

Hum, interj. Implying doubt and deliberation.

Hu'MAN, a. Belonging to man ; having the quali-
ties of a man or of mankind ; manly ; as, human
nature ; a human being.

Hu-MANE', a. Having the qualities which become
a man, as a social being ; kind ; civil ; benevo-
lent ; tender ; as, a humane individual or action.

Uu-MAN^'hV, ad. In a humane manner; kindly.

Hu-JVIANE'NESS,7i. Tenderness; humanity.

HO'MAN-isT, m. One versed in the knowledge of
humanity ;_a grammarian.

Hu-man-1-ta'ri-an, n. One who believes Christ
to be a mere man.

Hu-MAN'!-Ty,w. The nature of man; mankind:

— philanthropy ; benevolence ; tenderness. — PI.
Polite literature ; classical learning; philology.

Hu'MAN-iZE, V. a. To render humane ; to soften.

HiJ-MAN-KlND', ?!. The race of man ; mankind.

Hu'MAN-LY, ad. After the manner of men.

tHtJM'BLE (hum'bl or um'bl) [um'bl, S. W. P. J.
F. K. Sm. C. ; hum'bl, E. Ja. fVb.], a. Not proud ;
modest; submissive; lowly of spirit : — low.

Syn. — Humble temper or spirit; modest de-
meanor; submissive disposition; meek and lowly
in spirit ; a humble cottage ; low condition or

*HijM'BLE, V. a. To make humble ; to subdue.

*HfiM'BLE-BEE, n. A large bee; bumblebee.

*HuM'BLE-Ni:ss, n. Humility : absence of pride.

*HOm'bler, n. One who humbles or subdues.

*Hum'blv, ad. Without pride ; with humility.

Hum'bug, n. An imposition ; a hoax. \Low.]

Hum'bijg, y. a. To cheat ; to impose upon. [Low.]

H Dm' drum, a. Dull ; dronish ; stupid.

Hum' DRUM, n. A stupid fellow ; a drone.

Hu-MEC-Ta'TION,?!. Art of wetting. Bacon. [R.]

Hu'ME-RAL, a. Belonging to the shoulder.

Hu'MiD, a. Wet; moist; damp; watery.

Hu-MiD'l-TY, 71. State of being humid or some-
what wet ; moisture ; dampness.

Hu'MlD-NESS, n. Moisture ; humidity.

Hli-MiL'l-ATE, B. a. To humble ; to mortify.

Hu-MlL-i-A'TlQN, n. Act of humbling; state of
being humbled ; abasement ; mortification.

Hu-MiL'l-TY, »». tluality of being humble ; lowli-
ness of self-estimation ; the opposite of pride ;
freedom from pride ; modesty.

HuM'MER, 71. He or that which hums.

HDm'ming, n. The noise of bees or flies ; hum.

HOm'Ming-B'ird, 71. A verj' small, beautiful bird.

HDm'mock, 71. A circular mound; hommock : —
a level sheet of ice.

Hum'ml'ms, 77. pi. Sweating-places or baths.

*Hu'MOR (yu'mur or hu'mur) [yQ'mnr, S. fV. J.
F. Ja. K. R. C. ; yum'ur,' P. ; hu', E. fVb. ;
yu'mor or hu', Sm.l, n. [L.] Moisture: —
animal fluid ; animal fluid, in a vitiated state,
tending to eruptive disease ; cutaneous eruption :

— temper; disposition: — whim; caprice: — fa-
cetiousness ; merriment ; a kind of wit flowing
from the temper or disposition of the person.

*Hu'M(?R (yu'mur), v. a. To gratify ; to indulge.
*Hu'mqr-al (yu'mo-ral), a. Relating to humors.
*Hu'MOR-AL-f§M, n. {Med.) The doctrine that

diseases have their seat in the humors.
*HO'mor-i§M (yu'mijr-Tzni), 77. The state of the

humors ; humoral pathology ; hiimoralism.
*Hr'MQR-iST (yu'tnor-ist), n. One who gratifies

his fiwn humor : — a jester ; a wag.
*Hri'MOR-ous (yu'm9-rus), a. Full of humor;

merry ; jocular ; jocose ; pleasant.
*Hn'MQR-oris-l.Y (yu'm9-rus-le), ad. Jocosely.
*Hu'mor-oi.J.s-nEss (yu'm9-riis-nes). n. Humor.
*H0'mqr-s6me (yu'm9r-sum), a. Petulant ; odd.

*Hii'MOR-s6ME-LY (yii'mor-siim-le), ad, Petu.
lantly ; peevishly.

Hump, n. A protuberance, as on the back.

Hi'imp'bAck, n. A crooked back ; high shoulders.

Hump'bXcked (hiimp'bakt), ) a. Having &

Hunch'backed (huuch'bakt), ) crooked back.

HtJNCH, V. a. To jostle ; to shove ; to crook.

Hunch, 77. A hump; a bunch : — a push; ashove.

*HCn'ured [hun'dred, P. J. E. F. Ja. K. Sm. ;
hun'dred or hiin'diird, W. ; hiin'durd, S.J, a.
Ten multiplied by ten.

*Hun'dred, 77. The number 100 : — a district.

Hun'dredth, a. The ordinal of a hundred.

HDng, i. & p. of Hang.

HuN'fiER (hung'ger), 7t. An eager desire or want
of food ; a craving appetite : — any violent desire.

HtJN'fiER (hung'ger), v. n. To feel hunger.

Hun'jGERed (hung'gerd), o. Famished; hungry.

Hun'grily (hung'gre-le), ad. With keen appe-

Hun'gry (hung'gre), a. Feeling pain from want
of food ; wanting food ; famishing.

IlfjNKS, 77. A covetous, sordid wretch ; a miser.

Hunt, v. a. To chase ; to pursue ; to search for.

Hunt, v. n. To follow the chase ; to search.

Hunt, 77. A pack of hounds ; a chase ; pursuit.

Hunt'er, 77. One who chases animals.

HuNT'!NG,7i. Diversion of the chase ; asearching.

Hunt'ing-Horn, 77. Bugle ; horn to cheer hounds.

Hijnt'ress, 77. A woman who follows the chase.

HiJNTS'MAN, 7!. One who practises hunting.

Hunts'man-shTp, n. Qualifications of a hunter.

Hur'dle,7(. a texture of sticks ; a kind of wicker-
work ; a crate : — a sort of sledge.

HuR'DLE,^). a. To hedge, cover, or close, wuh

HfJRDs, 7!. pi. The refuse of hemp or flax : hards.

HiiR'D'v-GiiR'DY,7!. A stringed instrument.

HiJRL, V. a. To throw with violence ; to drive : —
to play a kind of game.

HiiRL, V. n. To move rapidly ; to whirl.

HiJRL, 77^ Act of throwing: — a tumult ; riot,

Hurl'bone, 77. A bone in a horse's buttock.

fliJRL'ER, n. One who throws or hurls.

HiJRL'lNG, 71. Act of throwing.

HiiR'Ly-BiJR'LY, n. A tumult ; coraniotion ;

HOr-rah' (hu-ra'),7nter;'. A shout of joy, triumph,
or applause ; huzza.

I-IDr'ri-cane, 77. A violent storm of wind ; a tor-
nado : a violent tempest. See Wind.

HiJR'Ri-ER, 71. One who hurries ; a disturber.

Hur'ry, v. a. To hasten ; to drive confusedly.

tiriR'RY, 71. 77. To move on with precipitation.

Hur'ry, 77. Too great or blind haste; tumult; pre-
cipitation ; commotion.

HDr'rv-Skur'rv, n. Haste and confusion.

Hlir'RY-skOr'rv, ad. Confusedly; in a bustle.

HURT, 7). a. [7. HURT ; pp. HURTING, HURT.] TO dO

injury to ; to harm ; to wound ; to injure.

Hi'RT, 71. Harm , mischief; a wound ; injury.

HuRT'ER, 77. One who does harm ; a wounder.

HiJRT'FOL, a. Miscliievious ; injurious; noxious.

HiiRT'FUL-LY, ad. Injuriously ; mischievously.

HiJRT'FULNESS, 77. Injurioiisiiess ; harm.

HiJR'TLE, V. n. To clash ; to skirmish ; to jostle.

HiiR'TLE, 71. 0. To push with violence ; to whirl.

IIiiR'TLE-BER-RY,77. Whortleberry ; huckleberry.

HiJRT'LESS, a. innocent; harmless; mnoxious.

HD^'band, 77. A man married to a woman 5
correlative to wife .■ — an economist ; a farmer.

Hu^'band, v. a. To manage frugally ; to till.

HTiij'BAND-A-BLE, a. Manageable With frugality.

Hus'band-MXn, 71. A farmer; a cultivator.

Iirj^'BAND-RY, 71. Culture of land ; fanning ; til-
lage : — domestic economy ; thrift ; frugality; care.

Hush, interj. Silence I be still ! no noise !

HCsh, a. Still; silent; quiet.

HDSH, V. 77. To be still ; to be silent.

HRsH, V. a. To still ; to silence ; to quiet. — Hash
up, to suppress in silence ; to keep concealed.

MIEN, SIR J M6vE, nor, s6n J bOlL, BLJR, rOlE.— ^, 9-, ^,soft; e, G,^,^,hard ; § (is Z ; ^f as gz : THIS,




i'i5sH'-M6N-EY (husli'mun-e), n. A bribe to induce
secrecy or to hinder inforinatiot].

Husk, n. Tlie outmost integument of fruits.
tjEic, V. a. To strip off the integument.

HtjSK'ED, a. Bearing a husk: — stripped of husks.

HusK'l-NESS, n. Tlie state of being husky.

HDSK'!N&, n. The act of stripping otT husks.

HOsK'v,a. Abounding in hu?ks: — dry; hoarse.

Hljs-§ar' (huz-zar'), n. A kind of horse-soldier.

HOs'sy (hiiz'ze), 71. A sorry or worthless woman.

H0ST'JNG§, n. pi. A court. — {England.) The
place of meeting for electing a uiember of Parlia-

HDs'TLE (hus-sl), V. a. To shake together.

*HD§-wiFE (liQz'zil' or huz'wif) [hiiz-zif, S. W.
P. J. E. F. Ja. ; Jiuz'vvif, Sm.], n. A bad man-
ager ; a hussy : — a case for needles, &c. : —
a thrifty woman ; housewife. See Housewife.

*Hu§'wiFE (hQz'zif), V. a. To manage frugally.

*Hri§'wiFE-LY (huz'zif-le), a. Thrifty; frugal.

»Ht5§'wiFELY (huz'zif-le), ad. Thriftily.

*H85'wirE-Ry (huz'zif-re),?!. Domestic economy.

Hut, n. A poor cottage ; a temporary building.

HCiT, V. a. To lodge or place in huts.

Hutch, n. A corn-chest : — a rabbit-box : — a trap
for taking vermin ; a rat-trap.

HDtch, v. a. To hoard ; to lay up as in a chest.

*HOz-ZA' [huz-za', JV. J. Ja. i huz-za', S. F. E.
K.; huz-za', P. Sm. R. Wb.], interj. An excla-
mation of joy or triumph ; hurrah.

*HOz-ZA', 7!. A shout ; a cry of acclamation.

*Hnz-ZA', V. n. To utter acclamation.

*Hi5z-ZA', V. a. To receive or attend with accla-
mation ; to applaud.

Hy'a-cInth, n. A flower: — a gem or mineral.

Hv-A-clN'THlNE, a. Relating to hyacinths.

Hv'AD?, 71. pi. [Iiyades, L.J {Astron.) A watery
constellation ; a cluster of five stars.

fHv'A-LiNE, a. Glassy ; crystalline. Milton.

Hv'BRlD or HvB'RiD [hi'brid, K. Sm. R. C. ; hib'-
rid, Ja. Wb.], a. Mongrel ; of different sjiecies.

HvB'RlD-IZE, V. a. To change into hybrids.

H1?B'Ri-D0us, a. Produced from different species.

H\'DA-TID, 71. [kydatis, L.J A little bladder: —
an animal formed like a bladder.

Hv-DAT'i-DE^, n. pi. [L.J Little transparent
bladders ; hydatids.

Hv'DJiA,n. [L.J A monster with many heads.

Hv'dra-gogue (hi'dra-gog), n. A medicine which
expels watery secretions.

Hy-dran'(,tE-a,?i. (Bot.) A water-plant and flower.

Hy'drant, n. A pipe for discharging water.

Hy'drAte,?!. {Chcm.) A compound of a metallic
oxide with water.

Hv-drau'i.ic ) Relating to hydraulics.

Hy-drau'li-cal, ( ^ ^

Hv-DRAU'Li-coN, 77. A water-organ.

Hv-DRAU'Lics, 77. p/. The science of the motion
and force of fluids : — the art of conveying water
through pipes.

Hy'dro-cele l^hl'dro-sel, S. J. E. F. K. Sm. ; hi'-

dro-sel or hl-dro-se'le, fV. Ja.; hi-dro-se'le, P J,

n. ' {Med.) A morbid collection of water in the


ITy-DRQ-CEPH'A-LiJs, n. A dropsy in the head.

Hv-dro-dy-nam'ics, Tj.pZ. A science comprising

hydrostatics and hydraulics.
Hv'DRO-f^EN, 77. {Chem.) A gas, which, com-
bined with oxygen, produces water.
B5'DRp-9^EN-ATE, ) V. a. To combine with hy-
Hv'DRO-qjEN-iZE, ( drogen.
Hy-br6g'RA-pher, 77. One versed in hydrog-

HY-DRO-GRXPH'l-CAL,a. Relating to hydrography.
Hy-dr6g'RA-PHY, n. The art of measuring and

describing the sea, its boundaries, &c.
Hy-dr6l'o-9Y, 7i. The science or knowledge of

water and its properties.
Hy'dro-man-c Y, 77. Divination by water.
Hv'DRp-MEL, n. A liquor formed of honey and

Hv-dr6m'e-ter, 77. An instniment to measure
the extent, gravity, density, &c. of fluids.

Hy-drom'e-try, 77. The art of measuring fluids.

Hv-drq-pXth'ic, a. Relating to hydropalliy.

Hy-DRoP'A-THiST, 77. One versed in hydropathy.

Hy-drop'a-thy, 77. The method of curing dis-
eases by means of water ; water-cure.

Hy-dro-pho'bi-a [hi-dro-fo'be-a, W. P. J. E. F.
Ja. Sm. ; hi-dro-fo-be'a, S.J, 77. A dread of wa-
ter : — canine madness.

Hy-dro-ph6b'ic, a. Relating to hydrophobia.

|{|:^t§^'i^AE,!- Dropsical; watery.
Hv'DRO-scoPE, 77. A sort of water-clock.
[li:S^S:l?t?:j!^AE,j-^^'a^-g'o 'hydrostatics.

H y-drq-st AT'jcs, 71. pi. The science which treats
of the weight and motion of fluids.

Hy-dro-th5'rax, 7i. {Med.) Dropsy in the chest

Hy-drot'ic, 77. Medicine to purge off water.

Hy'drous, a. Watery; containing water.

Hi'' DR us, 77. [L.J A water-snake : — a constellation

H:y-e'mal or Hy'E-MAL [hi-e'mal, W. K. Sm,
Wh. ; hi'e-mal, Ja. Todd, Ash, Dyche], a. Be-
longing to winter.

Hy-e'na, 77. A fierce animal resembling a wolf.

Hv-^E'lAN or Hy-gie'an, 77. Relating to health.

Hy'r^l-ENE, 77. {Med.) That branch of medicine
which treats of the preservation of health : — writ-
ten also Hy'^e-lne, Hy-&i-eVnq., and Hy-^i-el'ne.
— [" Generally Anglicized, and pronounced hy'-
^een." Dunglison.]

Hv-91-EN'lc, a. Relating to hygiene or health.

Hy-grol'q-GY, 77. {Med.) The doctrine of the
humors or fluids of the body.

Hy-grom'e-ter, 77. An im?trument to measure
the degrees of the moisture of tlie atmospliere.

Hy-grq-met'ric, a. Relating to hygrometry.

Hy-grom'e-try, 77. The measurement of the
moisture of the atmosphere.

Hy'gro-scope, n. An instrument to show the
moisture and dryness of the air.

Hy'lo-the-Ysm, 77. The doctrine that matter is
God ; aspecies of materialism.

Hy-lo-zo'ism, 77. The doctrine that matter is
animate, or has life.

Hy'MEN, 77. The god of marriage : — a membrane.

*HY-jfE-NE'AL[hi-me-n5'al, W. P. J. F. Ja. Sm.
R. ; him-e-ne'al, S. E.], n. A marriage song.

*Hy-me-ne'^l, ) Pertaining to marriage.

*Hy-ivie-ne'an, ( "^ ■=

*Hy-ME-ne'an, 77. Same as /77/7ree7ica^

Hymn (him), ?7. A divine song ; song of praise.

Hymn (him), v. a. To praise in song ; to sing.

Hymn (him), v. n. To sing songs of adoration.

Hybi'NIC, a. Relating to hymns.

Hym-nol'p-^y, 77. A collection of hymns.

Hyp, 7). a. To make melancholy; to dispirit. — A
contraction oi hypochondriac. [Vulgar.]

Hy-pSl'LA-^E, 77. {Rhct.) A figure by which
words are transposed ; a species of inversion.

Hy' PER. A Greek prefix, implying over, beyond,
or excess.

Hy-PER'ba-TON, 77. {Rhet.) A figure by which
words are transposed from the grammatical order.

Hv-per'bq-la, 77. {Oeom.) A section of a cone.

Hv-PEr'BO-le, 77. {Rhet.) A figure which ex-
presses more or less than the exact truth ; exag-

Hy-per-bol'ic, \a. Like an hyperbole or hy-

Hy-per-b6l''i-cal, \ perbola ; exaggerating or

Hv-per-bol'i-cal-ly, ad. In a hyperbolic manner.

Hy-peR-bSl'i-form, a. Formed like an hyperbola.

HY-Pi^R'Bp-LisT, n. One who hyberbolizes.

Hy-per'bo-lTze, I'. 77. To use hyperboles, [ate.

Hy-per'bo-lIze, 71. a. To exaggerate or extenir

Hy-per-bo're-an, 0. Far north ; frigid; cold.

Hy-per-cat-a-l'ec'tic, a. {Rhet.) Exceeding
the measure, applied to verses.

Hy-per-cr1t'ic, 77. A captious or uncandid critic.

X, E, I, o, 0, Y, long ; 5, E, T, 6, i5, t?, short ; A, E, i, p, ir, y, obscure.— ^ku-E., FAR, fAst, Sli- ; iifilR, her;




HY-PER-CRtT'l-CAL, a. Critical bsj'ond reason.

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