[her-ing-bohn] /ˈhɛr ɪŋˌboʊn/
a pattern consisting of adjoining vertical rows of slanting lines, any two contiguous lines forming either a V or an inverted V , used in masonry, textiles, embroidery, etc.
Skiing. a method of going up a slope in which a skier sets the skis in a form resembling a V , and, placing weight on the inside edges, advances the skis by turns using the poles from behind for push and support.
having or resembling herringbone:
(skiing) a method of ascending a slope by walking with the skis pointing outwards and one’s weight on the inside edges
to decorate (textiles, brickwork, etc) with herringbone
(intransitive) (skiing) to ascend a slope in herringbone fashion
also herring-bone, 1650s in literal sense and also as a type of stitch, from herring + bone. From 1905 as a type of cirrocumulus cloud.
[her-ing-choh-ker] /ˈhɛr ɪŋˌtʃoʊ kər/ noun, Canadian Slang. 1. a native or resident of any of the Maritime Provinces but especially of New Brunswick.
noun 1. a common, large gull, Larus argentatus, of the Northern Hemisphere. noun 1. a common gull, Larus argentatus, that has a white plumage with black-tipped wings and pink legs
[e-ryoh] /ɛˈryoʊ/ noun 1. Édouard [ey-dwar] /eɪˈdwar/ (Show IPA), 1872–1957, French statesman, political leader, and author. noun 1. (French) (ɛrjo). Édouard (edwar). 1872–1957, French Radical statesman and writer; premier (1924–25; 1932) 2. (ˈhɛrɪət). James. real name James Alfred Wight. 1916–95, British veterinary surgeon and writer. His books based on his experiences in Yorkshire have been […]
[hairn-hoo-ter, hern-] /ˈhɛərnˌhu tər, ˈhɛrn-/ noun 1. (def 4).