(||Haut`pas") n. [F. haut high + pas step.] A raised part of the floor of a large room; a platform
for a raised table or throne. See Dais.
(Ha"üy*nite) n. [From the French mineralogist Haüy.] (Min.) A blue isometric mineral, characteristic
of some volcanic rocks. It is a silicate of alumina, lime, and soda, with sulphate of lime.
(Ha*van"a) a. Of or pertaining to Havana, the capital of the island of Cuba; as, an Havana cigar;
formerly sometimes written Havannah. n. An Havana cigar.
Young Frank Clavering stole his father's Havannahs, and . . . smoked them in the stable.Thackeray.
(Hav`an*ese") (hav`an*ez" or - es"), a. Of or pertaining to Havana, in Cuba. n. sing. & pl.
A native or inhabitant, or the people, of Havana.
(Have) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Had (had); p. pr. & vb. n. Having. Indic. present, I have, thou
hast, he has; we, ye, they have.] [OE. haven, habben, AS. habben (imperf. hæfde, p. p. gehæfd); akin
to OS. hebbian, D. hebben, OFries. hebba, OHG. haben, G. haben, Icel. hafa, Sw. hafva, Dan.
have, Goth. haban, and prob. to L. habere, whence F. avoir. Cf. Able, Avoirdupois, Binnacle, Habit.]
1. To hold in possession or control; to own; as, he has a farm.
2. To possess, as something which appertains to, is connected with, or affects, one.
The earth hath bubbles, as the water has.Shak.
He had a fever late.Keats.
3. To accept possession of; to take or accept.
Break thy mind to me in broken English; wilt thou have me?Shak.
4. To get possession of; to obtain; to get. Shak.
5. To cause or procure to be; to effect; to exact; to desire; to require.
I had the church accurately described to me.Sir W. Scott.
Wouldst thou have me turn traitor also?Ld. Lytton.
6. To bear, as young; as, she has just had a child.
7. To hold, regard, or esteem.
Of them shall I be had in honor.2 Sam. vi. 22.
8. To cause or force to go; to take. "The stars have us to bed." Herbert. "Have out all men from me." 2
Sam. xiii. 9.
9. To take or hold (one's self); to proceed promptly; used reflexively, often with ellipsis of the pronoun; as,
to have after one; to have at one or at a thing, i. e., to aim at one or at a thing; to attack; to have with a
10. To be under necessity or obligation; to be compelled; followed by an infinitive.
Science has, and will long have, to be a divider and a separatist.M. Arnold.
The laws of philology have to be established by external comparison and induction.Earle.