a town in NE Illinois.
[hik-uh-ree, hik-ree] /ˈhɪk ə ri, ˈhɪk ri/ noun 1. a city in W North Carolina. /ˈhɪkərɪ/ noun (pl) -ries 1. any juglandaceous tree of the chiefly North American genus Carya, having nuts with edible kernels and hard smooth shells See also pecan, pignut (sense 1), bitternut (sense 1), shagbark 2. the hard tough wood of […]
/ˈhɪkɒks/ noun 1. Richard (Sidney). 1948–2008, British conductor; musical director of the City of London Sinfonia and Singers (1971–2008)
[hiks] /hɪks/ noun 1. Edward, 1780–1849, U.S. painter. 2. Granville, 1902–82, U.S. writer, educator, and editor. 3. Sir John Richard, 1904–1989, British economist: Nobel Prize 1972. [hik] /hɪk/ noun 1. an unsophisticated, boorish, and provincial person; rube. adjective 2. pertaining to or characteristic of hicks: hick ideas. 3. located in a rural or culturally unsophisticated […]
[hik-sahyt] /ˈhɪk saɪt/ noun 1. a member of the liberal body of Quakers in the U.S., who asserted the sufficiency of the Inner Light in religious life. 1828, noun and adjective, in reference to a seceding group of American Quakers, from the name of their spiritual leader, Elias Hicks. The remainder were known as Orthodox […]