Webster's Unabridged Dictionary - Letter H - Page 44

Honiton lace () A kind of pillow lace, remarkable for the beauty of its figures; -- so called because chiefly made in Honiton, England.

Honk (n.) The cry of a wild goose.

Honor (n.) Esteem due or paid to worth; high estimation; respect; consideration; reverence; veneration; manifestation of respect or reverence.

Honor (n.) That which rightfully attracts esteem, respect, or consideration; self-respect; dignity; courage; fidelity; especially, excellence of character; high moral worth; virtue; nobleness; specif., in men, integrity; uprightness; trustworthness; in women, purity; chastity.

Honor (n.) A nice sense of what is right, just, and true, with course of life correspondent thereto; strict conformity to the duty imposed by conscience, position, or privilege.

Honor (n.) That to which esteem or consideration is paid; distinguished position; high rank.

Honor (n.) Fame; reputation; credit.

Honor (n.) A token of esteem paid to worth; a mark of respect; a ceremonial sign of consideration; as, he wore an honor on his breast; military honors; civil honors.

Honor (n.) A cause of respect and fame; a glory; an excellency; an ornament; as, he is an honor to his nation.

Honor (n.) A title applied to the holders of certain honorable civil offices, or to persons of rank; as, His Honor the Mayor. See Note under Honorable.

Honor (n.) A seigniory or lordship held of the king, on which other lordships and manors depended.

Honor (n.) Academic or university prizes or distinctions; as, honors in classics.

Honor (n.) The ace, king, queen, and jack of trumps. The ten and nine are sometimes called Dutch honors.

Honored (imp. & p. p.) of Honor

Honoring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Honor

Honor (n.) To regard or treat with honor, esteem, or respect; to revere; to treat with deference and submission; when used of the Supreme Being, to reverence; to adore; to worship.

Honor (n.) To dignify; to raise to distinction or notice; to bestow honor upon; to elevate in rank or station; to ennoble; to exalt; to glorify; hence, to do something to honor; to treat in a complimentary manner or with civility.

Honor (n.) To accept and pay when due; as, to honora bill of exchange.

Honorable (a.) Worthy of honor; fit to be esteemed or regarded; estimable; illustrious.

Honorable (a.) High-minded; actuated by principles of honor, or a scrupulous regard to probity, rectitude, or reputation.

Honorable (a.) Proceeding from an upright and laudable cause, or directed to a just and proper end; not base; irreproachable; fair; as, an honorable motive.

Honorable (a.) Conferring honor, or produced by noble deeds.

Honorable (a.) Worthy of respect; regarded with esteem; to be commended; consistent with honor or rectitude.

Honorable (a.) Performed or accompanied with marks of honor, or with testimonies of esteem; an honorable burial.

Honorable (a.) Of reputable association or use; respectable.

Honorable (a.) An epithet of respect or distinction; as, the honorable Senate; the honorable gentleman.

Honorableness (n.) The state of being honorable; eminence; distinction.

Honorableness (n.) Conformity to the principles of honor, probity, or moral rectitude; fairness; uprightness; reputableness.

Honorably (adv.) In an honorable manner; in a manner showing, or consistent with, honor.

Honorably (adv.) Decently; becomingly.

Honorarium (a.) Alt. of Honorary

Honorary (a.) A fee offered to professional men for their services; as, an honorarium of one thousand dollars.

Honorary (a.) An honorary payment, usually in recognition of services for which it is not usual or not lawful to assign a fixed business price.

Honorary (a.) Done as a sign or evidence of honor; as, honorary services.

Honorary (a.) Conferring honor, or intended merely to confer honor without emolument; as, an honorary degree.

Honorary (a.) Holding a title or place without rendering service or receiving reward; as, an honorary member of a society.

Honorer (n.) One who honors.

Honorific (a.) Conferring honor; tending to honor.

Honorless (a.) Destitute of honor; not honored.

Hont (n. & v.) See under Hunt.

Hoo (interj.) See Ho.

Hoo (interj.) Hurrah! -- an exclamation of triumphant joy.

-hood () A termination denoting state, condition, quality, character, totality, as in manhood, childhood, knighthood, brotherhood. Sometimes it is written, chiefly in obsolete words, in the form -head.

Hood (n.) State; condition.

Hood (n.) A covering or garment for the head or the head and shoulders, often attached to the body garment

Hood (n.) A soft covering for the head, worn by women, which leaves only the face exposed.

Hood (n.) A part of a monk's outer garment, with which he covers his head; a cowl.

Hood (n.) A like appendage to a cloak or loose overcoat, that may be drawn up over the head at pleasure.

Hood (n.) An ornamental fold at the back of an academic gown or ecclesiastical vestment; as, a master's hood.

Hood (n.) A covering for a horse's head.

Hood (n.) A covering for a hawk's head and eyes. See Illust. of Falcon.

Hood (n.) Anything resembling a hood in form or use

Hood (n.) The top or head of a carriage.

Hood (n.) A chimney top, often contrived to secure a constant draught by turning with the wind.

Hood (n.) A projecting cover above a hearth, forming the upper part of the fireplace, and confining the smoke to the flue.

Hood (n.) The top of a pump.

Hood (n.) A covering for a mortar.

Hood (n.) The hood-shaped upper petal of some flowers, as of monkshood; -- called also helmet.

Hood (n.) A covering or porch for a companion hatch.

Hood (n.) The endmost plank of a strake which reaches the stem or stern.

Hooded (imp. & p. p.) of Hood

Hooding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hood

Hood (v. t.) To cover with a hood; to furnish with a hood or hood-shaped appendage.

Hood (v. t.) To cover; to hide; to blind.

Hoodcap (n.) See Hooded seal, under Hooded.

Hooded (a.) Covered with a hood.

Hooded (a.) Furnished with a hood or something like a hood.

Hooded (a.) Hood-shaped; esp. (Bot.), rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip.

Hooded (a.) Having the head conspicuously different in color from the rest of the plumage; -- said of birds.

Hooded (a.) Having a hoodlike crest or prominence on the head or neck; as, the hooded seal; a hooded snake.

Hoodless (a.) Having no hood.

Hoodlum (n.) A young rowdy; a rough, lawless fellow.

Hoodman (n.) The person blindfolded in the game called hoodman-blind.

Hoodman-blind (n.) An old term for blindman's buff.

Hood molding () Alt. of Hood moulding

Hood moulding () A projecting molding over the head of an arch, forming the outermost member of the archivolt; -- called also hood mold.

Hoodoo (n.) One who causes bad luck.

Hoodwink (v. t.) To blind by covering the eyes.

Hoodwink (v. t.) To cover; to hide.

Hoodwink (v. t.) To deceive by false appearance; to impose upon.

Hoody (n.) The hooded crow; also, in Scotland, the hooded gull.

Hoofs (pl. ) of Hoof

Hooves (pl. ) of Hoof

Hoof (n.) The horny substance or case that covers or terminates the feet of certain animals, as horses, oxen, etc.

Hoof (n.) A hoofed animal; a beast.

Hoof (n.) See Ungula.

Hoof (v. i.) To walk as cattle.

Hoof (v. i.) To be on a tramp; to foot.

Hoofbound (a.) Having a dry and contracted hoof, which occasions pain and lameness.

Hoofed (a.) Furnished with hoofs.

Hoofless (a.) Destitute of hoofs.

Hook (n.) A piece of metal, or other hard material, formed or bent into a curve or at an angle, for catching, holding, or sustaining anything; as, a hook for catching fish; a hook for fastening a gate; a boat hook, etc.

Hook (n.) That part of a hinge which is fixed to a post, and on which a door or gate hangs and turns.

Hook (n.) An implement for cutting grass or grain; a sickle; an instrument for cutting or lopping; a billhook.

Hook (n.) See Eccentric, and V-hook.

Hook (n.) A snare; a trap.

Hook (n.) A field sown two years in succession.

Hook (n.) The projecting points of the thigh bones of cattle; -- called also hook bones.

Hooked (imp. & p. p.) of Hook

Hooking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hook

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