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hand

hand
(n.) That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in man and monkeys, and the corresponding part in many other animals; manus; paw. See Manus.
(n.) That which resembles, or to some extent performs the office of, a human hand
(n.) A limb of certain animals, as the foot of a hawk, or any one of the four extremities of a monkey.
(n.) An index or pointer on a dial; as, the hour or minute hand of a clock.
(n.) A measure equal to a hand's breadth, -- four inches; a palm. Chiefly used in measuring the height of horses.
(n.) Side; part; direction, either right or left.
(n.) Power of performance; means of execution; ability; skill; dexterity.
(n.) Actual performance; deed; act; workmanship; agency; hence, manner of performance.
(n.) An agent; a servant, or laborer; a workman, trained or competent for special service or duty; a performer more or less skillful; as, a deck hand; a farm hand; an old hand at speaking.
(n.) Handwriting; style of penmanship; as, a good, bad or running hand. Hence, a signature.
(n.) Personal possession; ownership; hence, control; direction; management; -- usually in the plural.
(n.) Agency in transmission from one person to another; as, to buy at first hand, that is, from the producer, or when new; at second hand, that is, when no longer in the producer's hand, or when not new.
(n.) Rate; price.
(n.) That which is, or may be, held in a hand at once
(n.) The quota of cards received from the dealer.
(n.) A bundle of tobacco leaves tied together.
(n.) The small part of a gunstock near the lock, which is grasped by the hand in taking aim.
(v. i.) To cooperate.
(v. t.) To give, pass, or transmit with the hand; as, he handed them the letter.
(v. t.) To lead, guide, or assist with the hand; to conduct; as, to hand a lady into a carriage.
(v. t.) To manage; as, I hand my oar.
(v. t.) To seize; to lay hands on.
(v. t.) To pledge by the hand; to handfast.
(v. t.) To furl; -- said of a sail.

hard

hard
(adv.) With pressure; with urgency; hence, diligently; earnestly.
(adv.) With difficulty; as, the vehicle moves hard.
(adv.) Uneasily; vexatiously; slowly.
(adv.) So as to raise difficulties.
(adv.) With tension or strain of the powers; violently; with force; tempestuously; vehemently; vigorously; energetically; as, to press, to blow, to rain hard; hence, rapidly; as, to run hard.
(adv.) Close or near.
(n.) A ford or passage across a river or swamp.
(superl.) Not easily penetrated, cut, or separated into parts; not yielding to pressure; firm; solid; compact; -- applied to material bodies, and opposed to soft; as, hard wood; hard flesh; a hard apple.
(superl.) Difficult, mentally or judicially; not easily apprehended, decided, or resolved; as a hard problem.
(superl.) Difficult to accomplish; full of obstacles; laborious; fatiguing; arduous; as, a hard task; a disease hard to cure.
(superl.) Difficult to resist or control; powerful.
(superl.) Difficult to bear or endure; not easy to put up with or consent to; hence, severe; rigorous; oppressive; distressing; unjust; grasping; as, a hard lot; hard times; hard fare; a hard winter; hard conditions or terms.
(superl.) Difficult to please or influence; stern; unyielding; obdurate; unsympathetic; unfeeling; cruel; as, a hard master; a hard heart; hard words; a hard character.
(superl.) Not easy or agreeable to the taste; stiff; rigid; ungraceful; repelling; as, a hard style.
(superl.) Rough; acid; sour, as liquors; as, hard cider.
(superl.) Abrupt or explosive in utterance; not aspirated, sibilated, or pronounced with a gradual change of the organs from one position to another; -- said of certain consonants, as c in came, and g in go, as distinguished from the same letters in center, general, etc.
(superl.) Wanting softness or smoothness of utterance; harsh; as, a hard tone.
(superl.) Rigid in the drawing or distribution of the figures; formal; lacking grace of composition.
(superl.) Having disagreeable and abrupt contrasts in the coloring or light and shade.
(v. t.) To harden; to make hard.

head

head
(a.) Principal; chief; leading; first; as, the head master of a school; the head man of a tribe; a head chorister; a head cook.
(n.) The anterior or superior part of an animal, containing the brain, or chief ganglia of the nervous system, the mouth, and in the higher animals, the chief sensory organs; poll; cephalon.
(n.) The uppermost, foremost, or most important part of an inanimate object; such a part as may be considered to resemble the head of an animal; often, also, the larger, thicker, or heavier part or extremity, in distinction from the smaller or thinner part, or from the point or edge; as, the head of a cane, a nail, a spear, an ax, a mast, a sail, a ship; that which covers and closes the top or the end of a hollow vessel; as, the head of a cask or a steam boiler.
(n.) The place where the head should go; as, the head of a bed, of a grave, etc.; the head of a carriage, that is, the hood which covers the head.
(n.) The most prominent or important member of any organized body; the chief; the leader; as, the head of a college, a school, a church, a state, and the like.
(n.) The place or honor, or of command; the most important or foremost position; the front; as, the head of the table; the head of a column of soldiers.
(n.) Each one among many; an individual; -- often used in a plural sense; as, a thousand head of cattle.
(n.) The seat of the intellect; the brain; the understanding; the mental faculties; as, a good head, that is, a good mind; it never entered his head, it did not occur to him; of his own head, of his own thought or will.
(n.) The source, fountain, spring, or beginning, as of a stream or river; as, the head of the Nile; hence, the altitude of the source, or the height of the surface, as of water, above a given place, as above an orifice at which it issues, and the pressure resulting from the height or from motion; sometimes also, the quantity in reserve; as, a mill or reservoir has a good head of water, or ten feet head; also, that part of a gulf or bay most remote from the outlet or the sea.
(n.) A headland; a promontory; as, Gay Head.
(n.) A separate part, or topic, of a discourse; a theme to be expanded; a subdivision; as, the heads of a sermon.
(n.) Culminating point or crisis; hence, strength; force; height.
(n.) Power; armed force.
(n.) A headdress; a covering of the head; as, a laced head; a head of hair.
(n.) An ear of wheat, barley, or of one of the other small cereals.
(n.) A dense cluster of flowers, as in clover, daisies, thistles; a capitulum.
(n.) A dense, compact mass of leaves, as in a cabbage or a lettuce plant.
(n.) The antlers of a deer.
(n.) A rounded mass of foam which rises on a pot of beer or other effervescing liquor.
(n.) Tiles laid at the eaves of a house.
(v. i.) To originate; to spring; to have its source, as a river.
(v. i.) To go or point in a certain direction; to tend; as, how does the ship head?
(v. i.) To form a head; as, this kind of cabbage heads early.
(v. t.) To be at the head of; to put one's self at the head of; to lead; to direct; to act as leader to; as, to head an army, an expedition, or a riot.
(v. t.) To form a head to; to fit or furnish with a head; as, to head a nail.
(v. t.) To behead; to decapitate.
(v. t.) To cut off the top of; to lop off; as, to head trees.
(v. t.) To go in front of; to get in the front of, so as to hinder or stop; to oppose; hence, to check or restrain; as, to head a drove of cattle; to head a person; the wind heads a ship.
(v. t.) To set on the head; as, to head a cask.

heed

heed
(n.) Attention; notice; observation; regard; -- often with give or take.
(n.) Careful consideration; obedient regard.
(n.) A look or expression of heading.
(v. i.) To mind; to consider.
(v. t.) To mind; to regard with care; to take notice of; to attend to; to observe.

held

held
Imp. & p. p. of Hold.
(imp. & p. p.) of Hold

herd

herd
(a.) Haired.
(n.) A number of beasts assembled together; as, a herd of horses, oxen, cattle, camels, elephants, deer, or swine; a particular stock or family of cattle.
(n.) A crowd of low people; a rabble.
(n.) One who herds or assembles domestic animals; a herdsman; -- much used in composition; as, a shepherd; a goatherd, and the like.
(v. i.) To unite or associate in a herd; to feed or run together, or in company; as, sheep herd on many hills.
(v. i.) To associate; to ally one's self with, or place one's self among, a group or company.
(v. i.) To act as a herdsman or a shepherd.
(v. t.) To form or put into a herd.

hied

hied
(imp. & p. p.) of Hie

hind

hind
(a.) In the rear; -- opposed to front; of or pertaining to the part or end which follows or is behind, in opposition to the part which leads or is before; as, the hind legs or hind feet of a quadruped; the hind man in a procession.
(n.) The female of the red deer, of which the male is the stag.
(n.) A spotted food fish of the genus Epinephelus, as E. apua of Bermuda, and E. Drummond-hayi of Florida; -- called also coney, John Paw, spotted hind.
(n.) A domestic; a servant.
(n.) A peasant; a rustic; a farm servant.

hoed

hoed
(imp. & p. p.) of Hoe

hold

hold
(n.) The whole interior portion of a vessel below the lower deck, in which the cargo is stowed.
(n.) The act of holding, as in or with the hands or arms; the manner of holding, whether firm or loose; seizure; grasp; clasp; gripe; possession; -- often used with the verbs take and lay.
(n.) The authority or ground to take or keep; claim.
(n.) Binding power and influence.
(n.) Something that may be grasped; means of support.
(n.) A place of confinement; a prison; confinement; custody; guard.
(n.) A place of security; a fortified place; a fort; a castle; -- often called a stronghold.
(n.) A character [thus /] placed over or under a note or rest, and indicating that it is to be prolonged; -- called also pause, and corona.
(n. i.) In general, to keep one's self in a given position or condition; to remain fixed. Hence:
(n. i.) Not to more; to halt; to stop;-mostly in the imperative.
(n. i.) Not to give way; not to part or become separated; to remain unbroken or unsubdued.
(n. i.) Not to fail or be found wanting; to continue; to last; to endure a test or trial; to abide; to persist.
(n. i.) Not to fall away, desert, or prove recreant; to remain attached; to cleave;-often with with, to, or for.
(n. i.) To restrain one's self; to refrain.
(n. i.) To derive right or title; -- generally with of.
(v. t.) To cause to remain in a given situation, position, or relation, within certain limits, or the like; to prevent from falling or escaping; to sustain; to restrain; to keep in the grasp; to retain.
(v. t.) To retain in one's keeping; to maintain possession of, or authority over; not to give up or relinquish; to keep; to defend.
(v. t.) To have; to possess; to be in possession of; to occupy; to derive title to; as, to hold office.
(v. t.) To impose restraint upon; to limit in motion or action; to bind legally or morally; to confine; to restrain.
(v. t.) To maintain in being or action; to carry on; to prosecute, as a course of conduct or an argument; to continue; to sustain.
(v. t.) To prosecute, have, take, or join in, as something which is the result of united action; as to, hold a meeting, a festival, a session, etc.; hence, to direct and bring about officially; to conduct or preside at; as, the general held a council of war; a judge holds a court; a clergyman holds a service.
(v. t.) To receive and retain; to contain as a vessel; as, this pail holds milk; hence, to be able to receive and retain; to have capacity or containing power for.
(v. t.) To accept, as an opinion; to be the adherent of, openly or privately; to persist in, as a purpose; to maintain; to sustain.
(v. t.) To consider; to regard; to esteem; to account; to think; to judge.
(v. t.) To bear, carry, or manage; as he holds himself erect; he holds his head high.

hood

hood
(n.) State; condition.
(n.) A covering or garment for the head or the head and shoulders, often attached to the body garment
(n.) A soft covering for the head, worn by women, which leaves only the face exposed.
(n.) A part of a monk's outer garment, with which he covers his head; a cowl.
(n.) A like appendage to a cloak or loose overcoat, that may be drawn up over the head at pleasure.
(n.) An ornamental fold at the back of an academic gown or ecclesiastical vestment; as, a master's hood.
(n.) A covering for a horse's head.
(n.) A covering for a hawk's head and eyes. See Illust. of Falcon.
(n.) Anything resembling a hood in form or use
(n.) The top or head of a carriage.
(n.) A chimney top, often contrived to secure a constant draught by turning with the wind.
(n.) A projecting cover above a hearth, forming the upper part of the fireplace, and confining the smoke to the flue.
(n.) The top of a pump.
(n.) A covering for a mortar.
(n.) The hood-shaped upper petal of some flowers, as of monkshood; -- called also helmet.
(n.) A covering or porch for a companion hatch.
(n.) The endmost plank of a strake which reaches the stem or stern.
(v. t.) To cover with a hood; to furnish with a hood or hood-shaped appendage.
(v. t.) To cover; to hide; to blind.

hued

hued
(a.) Having color; -- usually in composition; as, bright-hued; many-hued.