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 […]
[hiks-vil] /ˈhɪks vɪl/ noun, Slang. 1. a backward, provincial place; backwater. [hiks-vil] /ˈhɪks vɪl/ noun 1. a town on W Long Island, in SE New York. adjective
noun 1. a hybrid yew, Taxus media hicksii, having a columnar manner of growth.