Heavy-armed to Hedgehog

(Heav"y-armed`) a. (Mil.) Wearing heavy or complete armor; carrying heavy arms.

(Heav"y-had"ed) a. Clumsy; awkward.

(Heav"y-head"ed) a. Dull; stupid. "Gross heavy-headed fellows." Beau. & Fl.

Heavy spar
(Heav"y spar`) (Min.) Native barium sulphate or barite, — so called because of its high specific gravity as compared with other non-metallic minerals.

(Heb"do*mad) n. [L. hebdomas, -adis, Gr. "ebdoma`s the number seven days, fr. seventh, seven. See Seven.] A week; a period of seven days. [R.] Sir T. Browne.

(Heb*dom"a*dal Heb*dom"a*da*ry) a. [L. hebdomadalis, LL. hebdomadarius: cf. F. hebdomadaire.] Consisting of seven days, or occurring at intervals of seven days; weekly.

(Heb*dom"a*dal*ly) adv. In periods of seven days; weekly. Lowell.

(Heb*dom"a*da*ry) n. [LL. hebdomadarius: cf. F. hebdomadier.] (R. C. Ch.) A member of a chapter or convent, whose week it is to officiate in the choir, and perform other services, which, on extraordinary occasions, are performed by the superiors.

(Heb`do*mat"ic*al) a. [L. hebdomaticus, Gr. .] Weekly; hebdomadal. [Obs.]

(He"be) n. [L., fr. Gr. "h`bh youth, "H`bh Hebe.]

1. (Class. Myth.) The goddess of youth, daughter of Jupiter and Juno. She was believed to have the power of restoring youth and beauty to those who had lost them.

2. (Zoöl.) An African ape; the hamadryas.

(Heb"en) n. Ebony. [Obs.] Spenser.

(Heb"e*non) n. See Henbane. [Obs.] Shak.

(Heb"e*tate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hebetated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Hebetating.] [L. hebetatus, p. p. of hebetare to dull. See Hebete.] To render obtuse; to dull; to blunt; to stupefy; as, to hebetate the intellectual faculties. Southey

(Heb"e*tate) a.

1. Obtuse; dull.

2. (Bot.) Having a dull or blunt and soft point. Gray.

(Heb`e*ta"tion) n. [L. hebetatio: cf. F. hébétation.]

1. The act of making blunt, dull, or stupid.

2. The state of being blunted or dulled.

(He*bete") a. [L. hebes, hebetis, dull, stupid, fr. hebere to be dull.] Dull; stupid. [Obs.]

(Heb"e*tude) n. [L. hebetudo.] Dullness; stupidity. Harvey.

(He"bra"ic) a. [L. Hebraicus, Gr. : cf. F. hebraïque. See Hebrew.] Of or pertaining to the Hebrews, or to the language of the Hebrews.

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