(Heel"tap`), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Heeltapped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Heeltapping.] To add a piece
of leather to the heel of (a shoe, boot, etc.)
(Heel"tool`) n. A tool used by turners in metal, having a bend forming a heel near the cutting
(Heep) n. The hip of the dog- rose. [Obs.]
(Heer) n.[Etymol. uncertain.] A yarn measure of six hundred yards or &frac1x24 of a spindle.
(Heer), n. [See Hair.] Hair. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Heft) n. Same as Haft, n. [Obs.] Waller.
(Heft), n. [From Heave: cf. hefe weight. Cf. Haft.]
1. The act or effort of heaving violent strain or exertion. [Obs.]
He craks his gorge, his sides,Shak.
With violent hefts.
2. Weight; ponderousness. [Colloq.]
A man of his age and heft.T. Hughes.
3. The greater part or bulk of anything; as, the heft of the crop was spoiled. [Colloq. U. S.] J. Pickering.
(Heft), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Heft, obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. Hefting.]
1. To heave up; to raise aloft.
Inflamed with wrath, his raging blade he heft.Spenser.
2. To prove or try the weight of by raising. [Colloq.]
(Heft"y), a. Moderately heavy. [Colloq. U. S.]
(He*ge"li*an) a. Pertaining to Hegelianism. n. A follower of Hegel.
(He*ge"li*an*ism He"gel*ism) n. The system of logic and philosophy set forth by Hegel, a
(Heg`e*mon"ic Heg`e*mon"ic*al) a. Hegemony.]> Leading; controlling; ruling; predominant.
"Princelike and hegemonical." Fotherby.
(He*gem`o*ny) n. [Gr. fr. guide, leader, fr. to go before.] Leadership; preponderant influence
or authority; usually applied to the relation of a government or state to its neighbors or confederates.
(Heg"ge) n. A hedge. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(He*gi"ra) n. [Written also hejira.] [Ar. hijrah flight.] The flight of Mohammed from Mecca,
September 13, A. D. 622 (subsequently established as the first year of the Moslem era); hence, any
flight or exodus regarded as like that of Mohammed.
The starting point of the Era was made to begin, not from the date of the flight, but from the first day of
the Arabic year, which corresponds to July 16, A. D. 622.