verb (used with object), hent, henting. Archaic.
(transitive) to seize; grasp
anything that has been grasped, esp by the mind
(Southwest English, dialect) to empty: I’ll hent the water out in the garden
[hen-tee] /ˈhɛn ti/ noun 1. George Alfred, 1832–1902, English journalist and novelist.
[hen-tsuh] /ˈhɛn tsə/ noun 1. Hans Werner [hahns ver-nuh r] /hɑns ˈvɛr nər/ (Show IPA), 1926–2012, German composer. /German ˈhɛntsə/ noun 1. Hans Werner (hans ˈvɛrnər). 1926–2012, German composer, whose works, in many styles, include the operas The Stag King (1956), The Bassarids (1965), The English Cat (1983), and Das verratene Meer (1990) and the […]
[hee-awr-tol-uh-jee] /ˌhi ɔrˈtɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the study of the history and significance of the feasts and seasons in the ecclesiastical calendar. noun the study of religious feasts, festivals, and seasons, esp. their growth, history, and meaning Word Origin Greek heorte ‘festival, feast’ n. “study of religious feasts and calendars,” 1900, from Greek heorte […]
[hep] /hɛp/ adjective, Older Slang. 1. 4 . [huht, huhp, hep] /hʌt, hʌp, hɛp/ interjection 1. one (used in counting cadence while marching). /hɛp/ adjective hepper, heppest 1. (slang) an earlier word for hip4 /hɛp/ noun (informal) 1. short for hepatitis “aware, up-to-date,” first recorded 1908 in “Saturday Evening Post,” but said to be underworld […]