(He*bra"ic*al*ly) adv. After the manner of the Hebrews or of the Hebrew language.

(He"bra*ism) n. [Cf. F. hébraïsme.]

1. A Hebrew idiom or custom; a peculiar expression or manner of speaking in the Hebrew language. Addison.

2. The type of character of the Hebrews.

The governing idea of Hebraism is strictness of conscience.
M. Arnold.

(He"bra*ist), n. [Cf. F. hébraïste.] One versed in the Hebrew language and learning.

(He`bra*is"tic) a. Pertaining to, or resembling, the Hebrew language or idiom.

(He`bra*is"tic*al*ly) adv. In a Hebraistic sense or form.

Which is Hebraistically used in the New Testament.

(He"bra*ize) v. t. [Gr. to speak Hebrew: cf. F. hébraïser.] To convert into the Hebrew idiom; to make Hebrew or Hebraistic. J. R. Smith.

(He"bra*ize), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Hebraized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Hebraizing.] To speak Hebrew, or to conform to the Hebrew idiom, or to Hebrew customs.

(He"brew) n. [F. Hébreu, L. Hebraeus, Gr. fr. Heb. 'ibhri.]

1. An appellative of Abraham or of one of his descendants, esp. in the line of Jacob; an Israelite; a Jew.

There came one that had escaped and told Abram the Hebrew.
Gen. xiv. 13.

2. The language of the Hebrews; — one of the Semitic family of languages.

(He"brew), a. Of or pertaining to the Hebrews; as, the Hebrew language or rites.

(He"brew*ess), n. An Israelitish woman.

(He*bri"cian) n. A Hebraist. [R.]

(He*brid"e*an He*brid"i*an) a. Of or pertaining to the islands called Hebrides, west of Scotland.n. A native or inhabitant of the Hebrides.

(Hec"a*tomb) n. [L. hecatombe, Gr. hundred + ox: cf. F. hécatombe.] (Antiq.) A sacrifice of a hundred oxen or cattle at the same time; hence, the sacrifice or slaughter of any large number of victims.

Slaughtered hecatombs around them bleed.

More than a human hecatomb.

(Hec`a*tom"pe*don) n. [Gr. hundred feet long, the Parthenon; hundred + foot.] (Arch.) A name given to the old Parthenon at Athens, because measuring 100 Greek feet, probably in the width across the stylobate.

(Hec"de*cane) n. [Gr. six + ten.] (Chem.) A white, semisolid, spermaceti-like hydrocarbon, C16H34, of the paraffin series, found dissolved as an important ingredient of kerosene, and so called because each molecule has sixteen atoms of carbon; — called also hexadecane.

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