Name Report For First Name HERN:


First name HERN's origin is English. HERN means "mythical hunter". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with HERN below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of hern.(Brown names are of the same origin (English) with HERN and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with HERN - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming HERN


ahern hernan hernandez hernando herne aherne trahern

NAMES RHYMING WITH HERN (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 3 Letters (ern) - Names That Ends with ern:

edern vortigern gwern kern bern fern lavern elvern severn stern albern kentigern vern

Rhyming Names According to Last 2 Letters (rn) - Names That Ends with rn:

caliburn padarn ashburn rayburn thorn eachthighearn rhearn aethelbeorn alburn bjorn bourn brarn claiborn clayburn kearn melborn melburn osburn rayhurn reyhurn sherbourn stearn torn usbeorn welborn welburn arn wellburn washburn sanborn reyburn radburn osborn milburn farn dearborn chadburn burn bradburn ahearn bearn beorn coburn wilburn

NAMES RHYMING WITH HERN (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 3 Letters (her) - Names That Begins with her:

her hera heraklesr herald heraldo herbert hercules here hererinc heretoga heriberto herlb herlbert herlebeorht herman hermandine hermes hermione hermoine hermosa hero herrick herschel hershel herta hertha heru herve herzeloyde

Rhyming Names According to First 2 Letters (he) - Names That Begins with he:

he-lush-ka heahweard healhtun heall healleah heallfrith heallstede healum healy heammawihio heanford heanleah heardind heardwi heardwine hearne hearpere heath heathcliff heathclyf heathdene heather heathle heathleah heathley heaven heaven-leigh hebe heber hebron hecate hector hecuba hedda hedia hedvig hedvige hedwig hedy hedyla hefeydd hegarty heh hehet hehewuti heida heide heidi heikki heikkinen heilyn heinrich heinz heitor hekli hekuba hel helain helaine helaku helder helen helena helene helenus helga helia helice helike helios helki


First Names which starts with 'h' and ends with 'n':

hadden haddon haden hadon hadrian hadwin hadwyn haefen haemon haethowin hafgan hagalean hagan hakan halden halton halwn hamdan hamden hamdun hamelatun hamelstun hamilton hamlin hampton han hanan hanlon hann hanson harbin harden hardin hardouin hardtman hardwin hardwyn hardyn hariman harimann harlan harleen harlen harlon harman harmen harmon haroun haroutyoun harriman harrington harrison hartlyn hartman hartmann hartun harun hassan hassun hastiin haven havyn hayden haydin haydn haydon haylen hazen hellekin helsin helton henderson henson hien hilton histion hlithtun hlynn hoben hogan holden holdin holdyn holman honon horton houdain houghton houston hovan hoven howahkan hristun hsmilton hudson hughston huntingden huntingdon huntington huntingtun

English Words Rhyming HERN


cithernnoun (n.) See Cittern.

feathernessnoun (n.) The state or condition of being feathery.

hernnoun (n.) A heron; esp., the common European heron.

hernaninoun (n.) A thin silk or woolen goods, for women's dresses, woven in various styles and colors.

hernenoun (n.) A corner.

hernianoun (n.) A protrusion, consisting of an organ or part which has escaped from its natural cavity, and projects through some natural or accidental opening in the walls of the latter; as, hernia of the brain, of the lung, or of the bowels. Hernia of the abdominal viscera in most common. Called also rupture.

hernialadjective (a.) Of, or connected with, hernia.

herniotomynoun (n.) A cutting for the cure or relief of hernia; celotomy.

hernshawnoun (n.) Heronshaw.

leathernadjective (a.) Made of leather; consisting of. leather; as, a leathern purse.

leathernecknoun (n.) The sordid friar bird of Australia (Tropidorhynchus sordidus).

luthernnoun (n.) A dormer window. See Dormer.

northernadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the north; being in the north, or nearer to that point than to the east or west.
 adjective (a.) In a direction toward the north; as, to steer a northern course; coming from the north; as, a northern wind.

northernernoun (n.) One born or living in the north.
 noun (n.) A native or inhabitant of the Northern States; -- contradistinguished from Southerner.

northernmostadjective (a.) Farthest north.

othernessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being other or different; alterity; oppositeness.

paraphernanoun (n. pl.) The property of a woman which, on her marriage, was not made a part of her dower, but remained her own.

paraphernaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to paraphernalia; as, paraphernal property.

paraphernalianoun (n. pl.) Something reserved to a wife, over and above her dower, being chiefly apparel and ornaments suited to her degree.
 noun (n. pl.) Appendages; ornaments; finery; equipments.

shernnoun (n.) See Shearn.

southernnoun (n.) A Southerner.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the south; situated in, or proceeding from, the south; situated or proceeding toward the south.

southernernoun (n.) An inhabitant or native of the south, esp. of the Southern States of North America; opposed to Northerner.

southernlinessnoun (n.) Southerliness.

southernlyadjective (a.) Somewhat southern.
 adverb (adv.) In a southerly manner or course; southward.

southernmostadjective (a.) Farthest south.

southernwoodnoun (n.) A shrubby species of wormwood (Artemisia Abrotanum) having aromatic foliage. It is sometimes used in making beer.

withernamnoun (n.) A second or reciprocal distress of other goods in lieu of goods which were taken by a first distress and have been eloigned; a taking by way of reprisal; -- chiefly used in the expression capias in withernam, which is the name of a writ used in connection with the action of replevin (sometimes called a writ of reprisal), which issues to a defendant in replevin when he has obtained judgment for a return of the chattels replevied, and fails to obtain them on the writ of return.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH HERN (According to last letters):

Rhyming Words According to Last 3 Letters (ern) - English Words That Ends with ern:

alaternnoun (n.) Alt. of Alaternus

aldernadjective (a.) Made of alder.

alternadjective (a.) Acting by turns; alternate.

bickernnoun (n.) An anvil ending in a beak or point (orig. in two beaks); also, the beak or horn itself.

bitternnoun (n.) A wading bird of the genus Botaurus, allied to the herons, of various species.
 adjective (a.) The brine which remains in salt works after the salt is concreted, having a bitter taste from the chloride of magnesium which it contains.
 adjective (a.) A very bitter compound of quassia, cocculus Indicus, etc., used by fraudulent brewers in adulterating beer.

casernnoun (n.) A lodging for soldiers in garrison towns, usually near the rampart; barracks.

cavernnoun (n.) A large, deep, hollow place in the earth; a large cave.

cisternnoun (n.) An artificial reservoir or tank for holding water, beer, or other liquids.
 noun (n.) A natural reservoir; a hollow place containing water.

citternnoun (n.) An instrument shaped like a lute, but strung with wire and played with a quill or plectrum.

concernnoun (n.) That which relates or belongs to one; business; affair.
 noun (n.) That which affects the welfare or happiness; interest; moment.
 noun (n.) Interest in, or care for, any person or thing; regard; solicitude; anxiety.
 noun (n.) Persons connected in business; a firm and its business; as, a banking concern.
 verb (v. t.) To relate or belong to; to have reference to or connection with; to affect the interest of; to be of importance to.
 verb (v. t.) To engage by feeling or sentiment; to interest; as, a good prince concerns himself in the happiness of his subjects.
 verb (v. i.) To be of importance.

dernnoun (n.) A gatepost or doorpost.
 adjective (a.) Hidden; concealed; secret.
 adjective (a.) Solitary; sad.

easternadjective (a.) Situated or dwelling in the east; oriental; as, an eastern gate; Eastern countries.
 adjective (a.) Going toward the east, or in the direction of east; as, an eastern voyage.

eldernadjective (a.) Made of elder.

ernnoun (n.) Alt. of Erne
 verb (v. i.) To stir with strong emotion; to grieve; to mourn. [Corrupted into yearn in modern editions of Shakespeare.]

eternadjective (a.) Alt. of Eterne

externnoun (n.) A pupil in a seminary who lives without its walls; a day scholar.
 noun (n.) Outward form or part; exterior.
 adjective (a.) External; outward; not inherent.

fernnoun (n.) An order of cryptogamous plants, the Filices, which have their fructification on the back of the fronds or leaves. They are usually found in humid soil, sometimes grow epiphytically on trees, and in tropical climates often attain a gigantic size.
 adjective (a.) Ancient; old. [Obs.] "Pilgrimages to . . . ferne halwes." [saints].
 adverb (adv.) Long ago.

flitternadjective (a.) A term applied to the bark obtained from young oak trees.

gitternnoun (n.) An instrument like a guitar.
 verb (v. i.) To play on gittern.

hardfernnoun (n.) A species of fern (Lomaria borealis), growing in Europe and Northwestern America.

hesternadjective (a.) Alt. of Hesternal

hodiernadjective (a.) Alt. of Hodiernal

internadjective (a.) Internal.
 adjective (a.) To put for safe keeping in the interior of a place or country; to confine to one locality; as, to intern troops which have fled for refuge to a neutral country.

kernnoun (n.) A light-armed foot soldier of the ancient militia of Ireland and Scotland; -- distinguished from gallowglass, and often used as a term of contempt.
 noun (n.) Any kind of boor or low-lived person.
 noun (n.) An idler; a vagabond.
 noun (n.) A part of the face of a type which projects beyond the body, or shank.
 noun (n.) A churn.
 noun (n.) A hand mill. See Quern.
 noun (n.) Kernel; corn; grain.
 noun (n.) The last handful or sheaf reaped at the harvest.
 noun (n.) The harvest-home.
 verb (v. t.) To form with a kern. See 2d Kern.
 verb (v. i.) To harden, as corn in ripening.
 verb (v. i.) To take the form of kernels; to granulate.

knoppernnoun (n.) A kind of gall produced by a gallfly on the cup of an acorn, -- used in tanning and dyeing.

lampernnoun (n.) The river lamprey (Ammocoetes, / Lampetra, fluviatilis).

lanternnoun (n.) Something inclosing a light, and protecting it from wind, rain, etc. ; -- sometimes portable, as a closed vessel or case of horn, perforated tin, glass, oiled paper, or other material, having a lamp or candle within; sometimes fixed, as the glazed inclosure of a street light, or of a lighthouse light.
 noun (n.) An open structure of light material set upon a roof, to give light and air to the interior.
 noun (n.) A cage or open chamber of rich architecture, open below into the building or tower which it crowns.
 noun (n.) A smaller and secondary cupola crowning a larger one, for ornament, or to admit light; such as the lantern of the cupola of the Capitol at Washington, or that of the Florence cathedral.
 noun (n.) A lantern pinion or trundle wheel. See Lantern pinion (below).
 noun (n.) A kind of cage inserted in a stuffing box and surrounding a piston rod, to separate the packing into two parts and form a chamber between for the reception of steam, etc. ; -- called also lantern brass.
 noun (n.) A perforated barrel to form a core upon.
 noun (n.) See Aristotle's lantern.
 verb (v. t.) To furnish with a lantern; as, to lantern a lighthouse.

lecternnoun (n.) See Lecturn.

letternnoun (n.) See Lecturn.

lucernnoun (n.) A sort of hunting dog; -- perhaps from Lucerne, in Switzerland.
 noun (n.) An animal whose fur was formerly much in request (by some supposed to be the lynx).
 noun (n.) A leguminous plant (Medicago sativa), having bluish purple cloverlike flowers, cultivated for fodder; -- called also alfalfa.
 noun (n.) A lamp.

lusernnoun (n.) A lynx. See 1st Lucern and Loup-cervier.

marternnoun (n.) Same as Marten.

modernnoun (n.) A person of modern times; -- opposed to ancient.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the present time, or time not long past; late; not ancient or remote in past time; of recent period; as, modern days, ages, or time; modern authors; modern fashions; modern taste; modern practice.
 adjective (a.) New and common; trite; commonplace.

northeasternadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the northeast; northeasterly.

northwesternadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or being in, the northwest; in a direction toward the northwest; coming from the northwest; northwesterly; as, a northwestern course.

quarternnoun (n.) A quarter. Specifically: (a) The fourth part of a pint; a gill. (b) The fourth part of a peck, or of a stone (14 ibs.).
 noun (n.) A loaf of bread weighing about four pounds; -- called also quartern loaf.
 noun (n.) A quarter. Specifically: (a) The fourth part of a pint; a gill. (b) The fourth part of a peck, or of a stone (14 ibs.).
 noun (n.) A loaf of bread weighing about four pounds; -- called also quartern loaf.

quernnoun (n.) A mill for grinding grain, the upper stone of which was turned by hand; -- used before the invention of windmills and watermills.
 noun (n.) A mill for grinding grain, the upper stone of which was turned by hand; -- used before the invention of windmills and watermills.

pasternnoun (n.) The part of the foot of the horse, and allied animals, between the fetlock and the coffin joint. See Illust. of Horse.
 noun (n.) A shackle for horses while pasturing.
 noun (n.) A patten.

patternnoun (n.) Anything proposed for imitation; an archetype; an exemplar; that which is to be, or is worthy to be, copied or imitated; as, a pattern of a machine.
 noun (n.) A part showing the figure or quality of the whole; a specimen; a sample; an example; an instance.
 noun (n.) Stuff sufficient for a garment; as, a dress pattern.
 noun (n.) Figure or style of decoration; design; as, wall paper of a beautiful pattern.
 noun (n.) Something made after a model; a copy.
 noun (n.) Anything cut or formed to serve as a guide to cutting or forming objects; as, a dressmaker's pattern.
 noun (n.) A full-sized model around which a mold of sand is made, to receive the melted metal. It is usually made of wood and in several parts, so as to be removed from the mold without injuring it.
 noun (n.) A diagram showing the distribution of the pellets of a shotgun on a vertical target perpendicular to the plane of fire.
 verb (v. t.) To make or design (anything) by, from, or after, something that serves as a pattern; to copy; to model; to imitate.
 verb (v. t.) To serve as an example for; also, to parallel.

pernnoun (n.) The honey buzzard.
 verb (v. t.) To take profit of; to make profitable.

posternnoun (n.) Originally, a back door or gate; a private entrance; hence, any small door or gate.
 noun (n.) A subterraneous passage communicating between the parade and the main ditch, or between the ditches and the interior of the outworks.
 adjective (a.) Back; being behind; private.

potternadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to potters.

salternnoun (n.) A building or place where salt is made by boiling or by evaporation; salt works.

silvernadjective (a.) Made of silver.

slatternnoun (n.) A woman who is negligent of her dress or house; one who is not neat and nice.
 adjective (a.) Resembling a slattern; sluttish; slatterny.
 verb (v. t.) To consume carelessly or wastefully; to waste; -- with away.

southeasternadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the southeast; southeasterly.

southwesternadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the southwest; southwesterly; as, to sail a southwestern course.

sternnoun (n.) The black tern.
 adjective (a.) Being in the stern, or being astern; as, the stern davits.
 superlative (superl.) Having a certain hardness or severity of nature, manner, or aspect; hard; severe; rigid; rigorous; austere; fixed; unchanging; unrelenting; hence, serious; resolute; harsh; as, a sternresolve; a stern necessity; a stern heart; a stern gaze; a stern decree.
 verb (v. t.) The helm or tiller of a vessel or boat; also, the rudder.
 verb (v. t.) The after or rear end of a ship or other vessel, or of a boat; the part opposite to the stem, or prow.
 verb (v. t.) Fig.: The post of management or direction.
 verb (v. t.) The hinder part of anything.
 verb (v. t.) The tail of an animal; -- now used only of the tail of a dog.

subalternnoun (n.) A person holding a subordinate position; specifically, a commissioned military officer below the rank of captain.
 noun (n.) A subaltern proposition.
 adjective (a.) Ranked or ranged below; subordinate; inferior; specifically (Mil.), ranking as a junior officer; being below the rank of captain; as, a subaltern officer.
 adjective (a.) Asserting only a part of what is asserted in a related proposition.

tavernnoun (n.) A public house where travelers and other transient guests are accomodated with rooms and meals; an inn; a hotel; especially, in modern times, a public house licensed to sell liquor in small quantities.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH HERN (According to first letters):

Rhyming Words According to First 3 Letters (her) - Words That Begins with her:

heradjective (pron. & a.) The form of the objective and the possessive case of the personal pronoun she; as, I saw her with her purse out.
  (pron. pl.) Alt. of Here

heracleonitenoun (n.) A follower of Heracleon of Alexandria, a Judaizing Gnostic, in the early history of the Christian church.

heraklinenoun (n.) A picrate compound, used as an explosive in blasting.

heraldnoun (n.) An officer whose business was to denounce or proclaim war, to challenge to battle, to proclaim peace, and to bear messages from the commander of an army. He was invested with a sacred and inviolable character.
 noun (n.) In the Middle Ages, the officer charged with the above duties, and also with the care of genealogies, of the rights and privileges of noble families, and especially of armorial bearings. In modern times, some vestiges of this office remain, especially in England. See Heralds' College (below), and King-at-Arms.
 noun (n.) A proclaimer; one who, or that which, publishes or announces; as, the herald of another's fame.
 noun (n.) A forerunner; a a precursor; a harbinger.
 noun (n.) Any messenger.
 verb (v. t.) To introduce, or give tidings of, as by a herald; to proclaim; to announce; to foretell; to usher in.

heraldingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Herald

heraldicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to heralds or heraldry; as, heraldic blazoning; heraldic language.

heraldrynoun (n.) The art or office of a herald; the art, practice, or science of recording genealogies, and blazoning arms or ensigns armorial; also, of marshaling cavalcades, processions, and public ceremonies.

heraldshipnoun (n.) The office of a herald.

herapathitenoun (n.) The sulphate of iodoquinine, a substance crystallizing in thin plates remarkable for their effects in polarizing light.

heraudnoun (n.) A herald.

herbnoun (n.) A plant whose stem does not become woody and permanent, but dies, at least down to the ground, after flowering.
 noun (n.) Grass; herbage.

herbaceousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to herbs; having the nature, texture, or characteristics, of an herb; as, herbaceous plants; an herbaceous stem.

herbagenoun (n.) Herbs collectively; green food beasts; grass; pasture.
 noun (n.) The liberty or right of pasture in the forest or in the grounds of another man.

herbagedadjective (a.) Covered with grass.

herbalnoun (n.) A book containing the names and descriptions of plants.
 noun (n.) A collection of specimens of plants, dried and preserved; a hortus siccus; an herbarium.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to herbs.

herbalismnoun (n.) The knowledge of herbs.

herbalistnoun (n.) One skilled in the knowledge of plants; a collector of, or dealer in, herbs, especially medicinal herbs.

herbarnoun (n.) An herb.

herbariannoun (n.) A herbalist.

herbaristnoun (n.) A herbalist.

herbariumnoun (n.) A collection of dried specimens of plants, systematically arranged.
 noun (n.) A book or case for preserving dried plants.

herbarynoun (n.) A garden of herbs; a cottage garden.

herbernoun (n.) A garden; a pleasure garden.

herbergagenoun (n.) Harborage; lodging; shelter; harbor.

herbergeournoun (n.) A harbinger.

herberghnoun (n.) Alt. of Herberwe

herberwenoun (n.) A harbor.

herbescentadjective (a.) Growing into herbs.

herbidadjective (a.) Covered with herbs.

herbiferousadjective (a.) Bearing herbs or vegetation.

herbistnoun (n.) A herbalist.

herbivoranoun (n. pl.) An extensive division of Mammalia. It formerly included the Proboscidea, Hyracoidea, Perissodactyla, and Artiodactyla, but by later writers it is generally restricted to the two latter groups (Ungulata). They feed almost exclusively upon vegetation.

herbivorenoun (n.) One of the Herbivora.

herbivorousadjective (a.) Eating plants; of or pertaining to the Herbivora.

herblessadjective (a.) Destitute of herbs or of vegetation.

herbletnoun (n.) A small herb.

herboristnoun (n.) A herbalist.

herborizationnoun (n.) The act of herborizing.
 noun (n.) The figure of plants in minerals or fossils.

herborizingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Herborize

herboroughnoun (n.) A harbor.

herboseadjective (a.) Alt. of Herbous

herbousadjective (a.) Abounding with herbs.

herbyadjective (a.) Having the nature of, pertaining to, or covered with, herbs or herbage.

hercogamousadjective (a.) Not capable of self-fertilization; -- said of hermaphrodite flowers in which some structural obstacle forbids autogamy.

herculeanadjective (a.) Requiring the strength of Hercules; hence, very great, difficult, or dangerous; as, an Herculean task.
 adjective (a.) Having extraordinary strength or size; as, Herculean limbs.

herculesnoun (n.) A hero, fabled to have been the son of Jupiter and Alcmena, and celebrated for great strength, esp. for the accomplishment of his twelve great tasks or "labors."
 noun (n.) A constellation in the northern hemisphere, near Lyra.

hercynianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to an extensive forest in Germany, of which there are still portions in Swabia and the Hartz mountains.

herdnoun (n.) A number of beasts assembled together; as, a herd of horses, oxen, cattle, camels, elephants, deer, or swine; a particular stock or family of cattle.
 noun (n.) A crowd of low people; a rabble.
 noun (n.) One who herds or assembles domestic animals; a herdsman; -- much used in composition; as, a shepherd; a goatherd, and the like.
 adjective (a.) Haired.
 verb (v. i.) To unite or associate in a herd; to feed or run together, or in company; as, sheep herd on many hills.
 verb (v. i.) To associate; to ally one's self with, or place one's self among, a group or company.
 verb (v. i.) To act as a herdsman or a shepherd.
 verb (v. t.) To form or put into a herd.

herdingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Herd

herdbooknoun (n.) A book containing the list and pedigrees of one or more herds of choice breeds of cattle; -- also called herd record, or herd register.


English Words which starts with 'h' and ends with 'n':

habergeonnoun (n.) Properly, a short hauberk, but often used loosely for the hauberk.

habilitationnoun (n.) Equipment; qualification.

habitannoun (n.) Same as Habitant, 2.

habitationnoun (n.) The act of inhabiting; state of inhabiting or dwelling, or of being inhabited; occupancy.
 noun (n.) Place of abode; settled dwelling; residence; house.

habituationnoun (n.) The act of habituating, or accustoming; the state of being habituated.

hackmannoun (n.) The driver of a hack or carriage for public hire.

hackneymannoun (n.) A man who lets horses and carriages for hire.

hacquetonnoun (n.) Same as Acton.

haemacyaninnoun (n.) A substance found in the blood of the octopus, which gives to it its blue color.

haemaphaeinnoun (n.) A brownish substance sometimes found in the blood, in cases of jaundice.

haematinnoun (n.) Same as Hematin.

haematocrystallinnoun (n.) Same as Hematocrystallin.

haematoglobulinnoun (n.) Same as Hematoglobin.

haematoidinnoun (n.) Same as Hematoidin.

haematoinnoun (n.) A substance formed from the hematin of blood, by removal of the iron through the action of concentrated sulphuric acid. Two like bodies, called respectively haematoporphyrin and haematolin, are formed in a similar manner.

haematolinnoun (n.) See Haematoin.

haematoporphyrinnoun (n.) See Haematoin.

haematosinnoun (n.) Hematin.

haematexylinnoun (n.) The coloring principle of logwood. It is obtained as a yellow crystalline substance, C16H14O6, with a sweetish taste. Formerly called also hematin.

haematoxylonnoun (n.) A genus of leguminous plants containing but a single species, the H. Campechianum or logwood tree, native in Yucatan.

haematozoonnoun (n.) A parasite inhabiting the blood
 noun (n.) Certain species of nematodes of the genus Filaria, sometimes found in the blood of man, the horse, the dog, etc.
 noun (n.) The trematode, Bilharzia haematobia, which infests the inhabitants of Egypt and other parts of Africa, often causing death.

haeminnoun (n.) Same as Hemin.

haemochromogennoun (n.) A body obtained from hemoglobin, by the action of reducing agents in the absence of oxygen.

haemocyaninnoun (n.) Same as Haemacyanin.

haemoglobinnoun (n.) Same as Hemoglobin.

haemoluteinnoun (n.) See Hematoidin.

hagbornadjective (a.) Born of a hag or witch.

hagdonnoun (n.) One of several species of sea birds of the genus Puffinus; esp., P. major, the greater shearwarter, and P. Stricklandi, the black hagdon or sooty shearwater; -- called also hagdown, haglin, and hag. See Shearwater.

hairenadjective (a.) Hairy.

hairpinnoun (n.) A pin, usually forked, or of bent wire, for fastening the hair in place, -- used by women.

haitiannoun (a. & n.) See Haytian.

haketonnoun (n.) Same as Acton.

halationnoun (n.) An appearance as of a halo of light, surrounding the edges of dark objects in a photographic picture.

halcyonnoun (n.) A kingfisher. By modern ornithologists restricted to a genus including a limited number of species having omnivorous habits, as the sacred kingfisher (Halcyon sancta) of Australia.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the halcyon, which was anciently said to lay her eggs in nests on or near the sea during the calm weather about the winter solstice.
 adjective (a.) Hence: Calm; quiet; peaceful; undisturbed; happy.

halcyonianadjective (a.) Halcyon; calm.

halfenadjective (a.) Wanting half its due qualities.

halloweennoun (n.) The evening preceding Allhallows or All Saints' Day.

hallucinationnoun (n.) The act of hallucinating; a wandering of the mind; error; mistake; a blunder.
 noun (n.) The perception of objects which have no reality, or of sensations which have no corresponding external cause, arising from disorder or the nervous system, as in delirium tremens; delusion.

halogennoun (n.) An electro-negative element or radical, which, by combination with a metal, forms a haloid salt; especially, chlorine, bromine, and iodine; sometimes, also, fluorine and cyanogen. See Chlorine family, under Chlorine.

hameseckennoun (n.) Alt. of Hamesucken

hamesuckennoun (n.) The felonious seeking and invasion of a person in his dwelling house.

hammermannoun (n.) A hammerer; a forgeman.

handcraftsmannoun (n.) A handicraftsman.

handironnoun (n.) See Andrion.

handmaidennoun (n.) A maid that waits at hand; a female servant or attendant.

hangmannoun (n.) One who hangs another; esp., one who makes a business of hanging; a public executioner; -- sometimes used as a term of reproach, without reference to office.

hanoveriannoun (n.) A native or naturalized inhabitant of Hanover; one of the House of Hanover.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Hanover or its people, or to the House of Hanover in England.

hanumannoun (n.) See Hoonoomaun.

harderianadjective (a.) A term applied to a lachrymal gland on the inner side of the orbit of many animals which have a third eyelid, or nictitating membrane. See Nictitating membrane, under Nictitate.

hardpannoun (n.) The hard substratum. Same as Hard pan, under Hard, a.

hardspunadjective (a.) Firmly twisted in spinning.

hardwaremannoun (n.) One who makes, or deals in, hardware.

harioiationnoun (n.) Prognostication; soothsaying.

harlequinnoun (n.) A buffoon, dressed in party-colored clothes, who plays tricks, often without speaking, to divert the bystanders or an audience; a merry-andrew; originally, a droll rogue of Italian comedy.
 noun (n. i.) To play the droll; to make sport by playing ludicrous tricks.
 verb (v. t.) Toremove or conjure away, as by a harlequin's trick.

harmattannoun (n.) A dry, hot wind, prevailing on the Atlantic coast of Africa, in December, January, and February, blowing from the interior or Sahara. It is usually accompanied by a haze which obscures the sun.

harmoniconnoun (n.) A small, flat, wind instrument of music, in which the notes are produced by the vibration of free metallic reeds.

harmoniphonnoun (n.) An obsolete wind instrument with a keyboard, in which the sound, which resembled the oboe, was produced by the vibration of thin metallic plates, acted upon by blowing through a tube.

harmonizationnoun (n.) The act of harmonizing.

harpagonnoun (n.) A grappling iron.

harpoonnoun (n.) A spear or javelin used to strike and kill large fish, as whales; a harping iron. It consists of a long shank, with a broad, fiat, triangular head, sharpened at both edges, and is thrown by hand, or discharged from a gun.
 verb (v. t.) To strike, catch, or kill with a harpoon.

harpsichonnoun (n.) A harpsichord.

harridannoun (n.) A worn-out strumpet; a vixenish woman; a hag.

hartshornnoun (n.) The horn or antler of the hart, or male red deer.
 noun (n.) Spirits of hartshorn (see below); volatile salts.

haruspicationnoun (n.) See Haruspicy.

harvestmannoun (n.) A man engaged in harvesting.
 noun (n.) See Daddy longlegs, 1.

haubergeonnoun (n.) See Habergeon.

hausennoun (n.) A large sturgeon (Acipenser huso) from the region of the Black Sea. It is sometimes twelve feet long.

hauteinadjective (a.) Haughty; proud.
 adjective (a.) High; -- said of the voice or flight of birds.

havennoun (n.) 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.
 noun (n.) A place of safety; a shelter; an asylum.
 verb (v. t.) To shelter, as in a haven.

haversianadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or discovered by, Clopton Havers, an English physician of the seventeenth century.

hawaiiannoun (n.) A native of Hawaii.
 adjective (a.) Belonging to Hawaii or the Sandwich Islands, or to the people of Hawaii.

hawthornnoun (n.) A thorny shrub or tree (the Crataegus oxyacantha), having deeply lobed, shining leaves, small, roselike, fragrant flowers, and a fruit called haw. It is much used in Europe for hedges, and for standards in gardens. The American hawthorn is Crataegus cordata, which has the leaves but little lobed.

haythornnoun (n.) Hawthorn.

haytiannoun (n.) A native of Hayti.
 adjective (a.) Of pertaining to Hayti.

headmannoun (n.) A head or leading man, especially of a village community.

headpannoun (n.) The brainpan.

headsmannoun (n.) An executioner who cuts off heads.

heartbrokenadjective (a.) Overcome by crushing sorrow; deeply grieved.

heartburnnoun (n.) An uneasy, burning sensation in the stomach, often attended with an inclination to vomit. It is sometimes idiopathic, but is often a symptom of often complaints.

heartstrickenadjective (a.) Shocked; dismayed.

heathennoun (n.) An individual of the pagan or unbelieving nations, or those which worship idols and do not acknowledge the true God; a pagan; an idolater.
 noun (n.) An irreligious person.
 adjective (a.) Gentile; pagan; as, a heathen author.
 adjective (a.) Barbarous; unenlightened; heathenish.
 adjective (a.) Irreligious; scoffing.
  (pl. ) of Heathen

heavennoun (n.) The expanse of space surrounding the earth; esp., that which seems to be over the earth like a great arch or dome; the firmament; the sky; the place where the sun, moon, and stars appear; -- often used in the plural in this sense.
 noun (n.) The dwelling place of the Deity; the abode of bliss; the place or state of the blessed after death.
 noun (n.) The sovereign of heaven; God; also, the assembly of the blessed, collectively; -- used variously in this sense, as in No. 2.
 noun (n.) Any place of supreme happiness or great comfort; perfect felicity; bliss; a sublime or exalted condition; as, a heaven of delight.
 verb (v. t.) To place in happiness or bliss, as if in heaven; to beatify.

hebennoun (n.) Ebony.

hebenonnoun (n.) See Henbane.

hebetationnoun (n.) The act of making blunt, dull, or stupid.
 noun (n.) The state of being blunted or dulled.

hebriciannoun (n.) A Hebraist.

hebrideanadjective (a.) Alt. of Hebridian

hebridiannoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of the Hebrides.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the islands called Hebrides, west of Scotland.

hecatompedonnoun (n.) A name given to the old Parthenon at Athens, because measuring 100 Greek feet, probably in the width across the stylobate.

hedgebornadjective (a.) Born under a hedge; of low birth.

hegeliannoun (n.) A follower of Hegel.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to Hegelianism.

heleninnoun (n.) A neutral organic substance found in the root of the elecampane (Inula helenium), and extracted as a white crystalline or oily material, with a slightly bitter taste.

helianthinnoun (n.) An artificial, orange dyestuff, analogous to tropaolin, and like it used as an indicator in alkalimetry; -- called also methyl orange.

helicinnoun (n.) A glucoside obtained as a white crystalline substance by partial oxidation of salicin, from a willow (Salix Helix of Linnaeus.)

heliconnoun (n.) A mountain in Boeotia, in Greece, supposed by the Greeks to be the residence of Apollo and the Muses.

heliconianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Helicon.
 adjective (a.) Like or pertaining to the butterflies of the genus Heliconius.

hellbornadjective (a.) Born in or of hell.

helleboreinnoun (n.) A poisonous glucoside accompanying helleborin in several species of hellebore, and extracted as a white crystalline substance with a bittersweet taste. It has a strong action on the heart, resembling digitalin.

helleborinnoun (n.) A poisonous glucoside found in several species of hellebore, and extracted as a white crystalline substance with a sharp tingling taste. It possesses the essential virtues of the plant; -- called also elleborin.

hellenianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Hellenes, or Greeks.