(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.
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.Kitto.
(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
Slaughtered hecatombs around them bleed.Addison.
More than a human hecatomb.Byron.
(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.