[hens-fawrth, -fohrth; hens-fawrth, -fohrth] /ˈhɛnsˈfɔrθ, -ˈfoʊrθ; ˈhɛnsˌfɔrθ, -ˌfoʊrθ/
from now on; from this point forward.
from this time forward; from now on
late 14c., from hence + forward (adv.).
late 14c., earlier henne forth (late Old English); see hence + forth.
[hench-muh n] /ˈhɛntʃ mən/ noun, plural henchmen. 1. an unscrupulous and ruthless subordinate, especially a criminal: The leader of the gang went everywhere accompanied by his henchmen. 2. an unscrupulous supporter or adherent of a political figure or cause, especially one motivated by the hope of personal gain: Hitler and his henchmen. 3. a trusted […]
[hen-koop, -koo p] /ˈhɛnˌkup, -ˌkʊp/ noun 1. a large cage or for housing poultry. /ˈhɛnˌkuːp/ noun 1. a cage for poultry n,n phr A woman’s dormitory (1900+ College students)
1. a combining form meaning “eleven,” used in the formation of compound words: hendecahedron. combining form 1. eleven: hendecagon, hendecahedron, hendecasyllable combining form Examples Greek hendeka ‘eleven’ word-forming element meaning “eleven,” from Latinized form of Greek hendeka “eleven,” from hen, neuter of eis “one” + deka “ten” (see ten).
[hen-dek-uh-gon, -guh n] /hɛnˈdɛk əˌgɒn, -gən/ noun 1. a polygon having 11 angles and 11 sides. /hɛnˈdɛkəɡən/ noun 1. a polygon having 11 sides