Hauls Hauls (hals) noun [ Obsolete] See Hals .
Haulse Haulse (hals) v. [ Obsolete] See Halse .
[ Old French hault
, French haut
. See Haughty
.] Lofty; haughty.
Through support of countenance proud and hault . Spenser.
Haum Haum (ham) noun See Haulm , stalk. Smart.
Haunce Haunce (hȧns) transitive verb To enhance. [ Obsolete] Lydgate.
Haunch Haunch (hänch; 277) noun [ French hanche , of German origin; confer OD. hancke , hencke , and also Old High German ancha ; probably not akin to English ankle .] 1. The hip; the projecting region of the lateral parts of the pelvis and the hip joint; the hind part. 2. Of meats: The leg and loin taken together; as, a haunch of venison. Haunch bone . See Innominate bone , under Innominate . -- Haunches of an arch (Architecture) , the parts on each side of the crown of an arch. (See Crown , noun , 11.) Each haunch may be considered as from one half to two thirds of the half arch.
Haunched Haunched (häncht) adjective Having haunches.
(hänt; 277) transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Haunted
; present participle & verbal noun Haunting
.] [ French hanter
; of uncertain origin, perhaps from an assumed Late Latin ambitare
to go about, from Latin ambire
); or confer Icelandic heimta
to demand, regain, akin to heim
home (see Home
). √36.] 1. To frequent; to resort to frequently; to visit pertinaciously or intrusively; to intrude upon.
You wrong me, sir, thus still to haunt my house. Shak.
Those cares that haunt the court and town. Swift. 2. To inhabit or frequent as a specter; to visit as a ghost or apparition.
Foul spirits haunt my resting place. Fairfax. 3. To practice; to devote one's self to.
That other merchandise that men haunt with fraud . . . is cursed. Chaucer.
Leave honest pleasure, and haunt no good pastime. Ascham. 4. To accustom; to habituate.
Haunt thyself to pity. Wyclif.
Haunt Haunt intransitive verb To persist in staying or visiting.
I've charged thee not to haunt about my doors. Shak.
Haunt Haunt noun 1. A place to which one frequently resorts; as, drinking saloons are the haunts of tipplers; a den is the haunt of wild beasts.
» In Old English the place occupied by any one as a dwelling or in his business was called a haunt
. Often used figuratively.
The household nook, Keble.
The haunt of all affections pure.
The feeble soul, a haunt of fears. Tennyson. 2. The habit of resorting to a place.
The haunt you have got about the courts. Arbuthnot. 3. Practice; skill.
Of clothmaking she hadde such an haunt . Chaucer.
Haunted Haunt"ed adjective Inhabited by, or subject to the visits of, apparitions; frequented by a ghost.
All houses wherein men have lived and died Longfellow.
Are haunted houses.
Haunter Haunt"er (-ẽr) noun One who, or that which, haunts.
Haurient Hau"ri·ent (ha"rĭ* e nt) adjective [ Latin hauriens , present participle of haurire to breathe.] (Her.) In pale, with the head in chief; -- said of the figure of a fish, as if rising for air.
Hausen Hau"sen (ha"sĕn) noun [ G.] (Zoology) A large sturgeon ( Acipenser huso ) from the region of the Black Sea. It is sometimes twelve feet long.
Hausse Hausse (has) noun [ French] (Gun.) A kind of graduated breech sight for a small arm, or a cannon.
Haustellata Haus`tel·la"ta (has`tĕl*lā"tȧ) noun plural [ New Latin , from haustellum , from Latin haurire , haustum , to draw water, to swallow. See Exhaust .] (Zoology) An artificial division of insects, including all those with a sucking proboscis.
Haustellate Haus"tel·late (has"tĕl*lat or has*tĕl"lat) adjective [ See Haustellata .] (Zoology) Provided with a haustellum, or sucking proboscis. -- noun One of the Haustellata.
; plural Haustella
(- lȧ). [ New Latin ] (Zoology) The sucking proboscis of various insects. See Lepidoptera , and Diptera .
; plural Haustoria
(- ȧ). [ Late Latin , a well, from Latin haurire
, to drink.] (Botany) One of the suckerlike rootlets of such plants as the dodder and ivy. R. Brown.
Haut Haut (hat) adjective [ French See Haughty .] Haughty. [ Obsolete] "Nations proud and haut ." Milton.
Hautboy Haut"boy (hō"boi) noun [ French hautbois , lit., high wood; haut high + bois wood. So called on account of its high tone. See Haughty , Bush ; and confer Oboe .] 1. (Mus.) A wind instrument, sounded through a reed, and similar in shape to the clarinet, but with a thinner tone. Now more commonly called oboe . See Illust. of Oboe . 2. (Botany) A sort of strawberry ( Fragaria elatior ).
Hautboyist Haut"boy·ist (-ĭst) noun [ Confer French hautboïste .] A player on the hautboy.
Hautein Hau"tein (hō"tan) adjective [ See Haughty .] 1. Haughty; proud. [ Obsolete] Chaucer. 2. High; -- said of the voice or flight of birds. [ Obsolete]
Hauteur Hau`teur" (hō`tẽr") noun [ French, from haut high. See Haughty .] Haughty manner or spirit; haughtiness; pride; arrogance.
Hautgoût Haut`goût" (hō`gō") noun [ French] High relish or flavor; high seasoning.
Hautpas Haut`pas" (hō`pä") noun [ French haut high + pas step.] A raised part of the floor of a large room; a platform for a raised table or throne. See Dais .
(hȧ*văn"ȧ) adjective Of or pertaining to Havana, the capital of the island of Cuba; as, an Havana cigar
; -- formerly sometimes written Havannah
. -- noun An Havana cigar.
Young Frank Clavering stole his father's Havannahs , and . . . smoked them in the stable. Thackeray.
Havanese Hav`an·ese" (hăv`ăn*ēz" or - ēs") adjective Of or pertaining to Havana, in Cuba. -- noun sing. & plural A native or inhabitant, or the people, of Havana.
(hăv) transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Had
(hăd); present participle & verbal noun Having
. Indic. present
, I have
, thou hast
, he has
; we, ye, they have
.] [ Middle English haven
, Anglo-Saxon habben
, past participle gehæfd
); akin to Old Saxon hebbian
, Dutch hebben
, OFries. hebba
, Old High German habēn
, German haben
, Icelandic hafa
, Swedish hafva
, Danish have
, Goth. haban
, and probably to Latin habere
, whence French avoir
. Confer Able
.] 1. To hold in possession or control; to own; as, he has a farm. 2. To possess, as something which appertains to, is connected with, or affects, one.
The earth hath bubbles, as the water has . Shak.
He had a fever late. Keats. 3. To accept possession of; to take or accept.
Break thy mind to me in broken English; wilt thou have me? Shak. 4. To get possession of; to obtain; to get. Shak. 5. To cause or procure to be; to effect; to exact; to desire; to require.
I had the church accurately described to me. Sir W. Scott.
Wouldst thou have me turn traitor also? Ld. Lytton. 6. To bear, as young; as, she has just had a child. 7. To hold, regard, or esteem.
Of them shall I be had in honor. 2 Sam. vi. 22. 8. To cause or force to go; to take.
"The stars have
us to bed." Herbert.
out all men from me." 2 Sam. xiii. 9. 9. To take or hold (one's self); to proceed promptly; -- used reflexively, often with ellipsis of the pronoun; as, to have after one; to have at one or at a thing, i. e. , to aim at one or at a thing; to attack; to have with a companion. Shak. 10. To be under necessity or obligation; to be compelled; followed by an infinitive.
Science has , and will long have , to be a divider and a separatist. M. Arnold.
The laws of philology have to be established by external comparison and induction. Earle. 11. To understand.
You have me, have you not? Shak. 12. To put in an awkward position; to have the advantage of; as, that is where he had him.
[ Slang] » Have
, as an auxiliary verb, is used with the past participle to form preterit tenses; as, I have
loved; I shall have
eaten. Originally it was used only with the participle of transitive verbs, and denoted the possession of the object in the state indicated by the participle; as, I have conquered him
, I have or hold him in a conquered state; but it has long since lost this independent significance, and is used with the participles both of transitive and intransitive verbs as a device for expressing past time. Had
is used, especially in poetry, for would have
or should have
Myself for such a face had boldly died. Tennyson. To have a care
, to take care; to be on one's guard.
-- To have (a man) out
, to engage (one) in a duel.
-- To have done
(with). See under Do , intransitive verb
-- To have it out
, to speak freely; to bring an affair to a conclusion.
-- To have on
, to wear.
- - To have to do with
. See under Do , transitive verb Syn.
-- To possess; to own. See Possess
Haveless Have"less adjective Having little or nothing. [ Obsolete] Gower.
Havelock Hav"e·lock (hăv"e*lŏk) noun [ From Havelock , an English general distinguished in India in the rebellion of 1857.] A light cloth covering for the head and neck, used by soldiers as a protection from sunstroke.
[ Anglo-Saxon hæfene
; akin to D. & LG. haven
, German hafen
, Middle High German habe
, Danish havn
, Icelandic höfn
, Swedish hamn
; akin to English have
, and hence orig., a holder; or to heave
); or akin to Anglo-Saxon hæf
sea, Icelandic & Swedish haf
, Danish hav
, which is perhaps akin to English heave
.] 1. A bay, recess, or inlet of the sea, or the mouth of a river, which affords anchorage and shelter for shipping; a harbor; a port.
What shipping and what lading 's in our haven . Shak.
Their haven under the hill. Tennyson. 2. A place of safety; a shelter; an asylum. Shak.
The haven , or the rock of love. Waller.
Haven Ha"ven transitive verb To shelter, as in a haven. Keats.
Havenage Ha"ven·age (-aj) noun Harbor dues; port dues.
(hā"v'nd) p. adjective Sheltered in a haven.
Blissful havened both from joy and pain. Keats.
Havener Ha"ven·er (hā"v'n*ẽr) noun A harbor master. [ Obsolete]
Haver Ha"ver (hăv"ẽr) noun A possessor; a holder. Shak.
Haver Hav"er noun [ Dutch haver ; akin to German haber .] The oat; oats. [ Prov. Eng. & Scot.] Haver bread , oaten bread. -- Haver cake , oaten cake. Piers Plowman. -- Haver grass , the wild oat. -- Haver meal , oatmeal.
Haver Ha"ver (hā"vẽr) intransitive verb [ Etymol. uncertain.] To maunder; to talk foolishly; to chatter. [ Scot.] Sir W. Scott.
Haversack Hav"er·sack (hăv"ẽr*săk) noun [ French havresac , German habersack , sack for oats. See 2d Haver , and Sack a bag.] 1. A bag for oats or oatmeal. [ Prov. Eng.] 2. A bag or case, usually of stout cloth, in which a soldier carries his rations when on a march; -- distinguished from knapsack . 3. A gunner's case or bag used to carry cartridges from the ammunition chest to the piece in loading.
Haversian Ha·ver"sian (hȧ*vẽr"sh a n) adjective Pertaining to, or discovered by, Clopton Havers , an English physician of the seventeenth century. Haversian canals (Anat.) , the small canals through which the blood vessels ramify in bone.
Havier Hav"ier noun
[ Formerly haver
, probably from Half
; confer Latin semimas
emasculated, prop., half male.] A castrated deer.
Haviers , or stags which have been gelded when young, have no horns. Encyc. of Sport.
Havildar Hav`il·dar" (hăv`ĭl*där") noun In the British Indian armies, a noncommissioned officer of native soldiers, corresponding to a sergeant. Havildar major , a native sergeant major in the East Indian army.
(hăv"ĭng) noun Possession; goods; estate.
I 'll lend you something; my having is not much. Shak.
Havior Hav"ior (hāv"yẽr) noun [ Middle English havour , a corruption of Old French aveir , avoir , a having, of same origin as English aver a work horse. The h is due to confusion with English have .] Behavior; demeanor. [ Obsolete] Shak.
[ W. hafog
devastation, havoc; or, if this be itself from English havoc
, confer Middle English havot
, or Anglo-Saxon hafoc
hawk, which is a cruel or rapacious bird, or French hai, voux!
a cry to hounds.] Wide and general destruction; devastation; waste.
As for Saul, he made havoc of the church. Acts viii. 3.
Ye gods, what havoc does ambition make Addison.
Among your works!
Havoc Hav"oc transitive verb To devastate; to destroy; to lay waste.
To waste and havoc yonder world. Milton.
Havoc Hav"oc interj.
[ See Havoc
] A cry in war as the signal for indiscriminate slaughter. Toone.
Do not cry havoc , where you should but hunt Shak.
With modest warrant.
Cry ' havoc ,' and let slip the dogs of war! Shak.
[ Middle English hawe
, Anglo-Saxon haga
; akin to Dutch haag
headge, German hag
, Icelandic hagi
pasture, Swedish hage
, Danish have
garden. √12. Confer Haggard
.] 1. A hedge; an inclosed garden or yard.
And eke there was a polecat in his haw . Chaucer. 2. The fruit of the hawthorn. Bacon.
Haw Haw noun [ Etymol. uncertain.] (Anat.) The third eyelid, or nictitating membrane. See Nictitating membrane , under Nictitate .
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