Heirship movables, certain kinds of movables which the heir is entitled to take, besides the heritable estate. [Scot.]

(He*ji"ra) n. See Hegira.

(Hek"tare`, Hek"to*gram, Hek"to*li`ter), &and Hektometer
(Hek"to*me`ter), n. Same as Hectare, Hectogram, Hectoliter, and Hectometer.

(Hek"to*graph) n. See Hectograph.

(||Hel*a*mys) n. [NL., fr. Gr. fawn + mouse.] (Zoöl.) See Jumping hare, under Hare.

(Hel"co*plas`ty) n. [Gr. a wound + -plasty.] (Med.) The act or process of repairing lesions made by ulcers, especially by a plastic operation.

(Held) imp. & p. p. of Hold.

(Hele) n. [See Heal, n.] Health; welfare. [Obs.] "In joy and perfyt hele." Chaucer.

(Hele), v. t. [AS. helan, akin to D. helen, OHG. helan, G. hehlen, L. celare. &radic17. See Hell, and cf. Conceal.] To hide; to cover; to roof. [Obs.]

Hide and hele things.

(Hel"e*na) n. [L.: cf. Sp. helena.] See St. Elmo's fire, under Saint.

(Hel"e*nin) n. (Chem.) A neutral organic substance found in the root of the elecampane and extracted as a white crystalline or oily material, with a slightly bitter taste.

(He"li*ac) a. Heliacal.

(He*li"a*cal) a. [Gr. belonging to the sun, fr. the sun: cf. F. héliaque.] (Astron.) Emerging from the light of the sun, or passing into it; rising or setting at the same, or nearly the same, time as the sun. Sir T. Browne.

The heliacal rising of a star is when, after being in conjunction with the sun, and invisible, it emerges from the light so as to be visible in the morning before sunrising. On the contrary, the heliacal setting of a star is when the sun approaches conjunction so near as to render the star invisible.

(He*li"a*cal*ly), adv. In a heliacal manner. De Quincey.

(He`li*an"thin) n. [Prob. fr. L. helianthes, or NL. helianthus, sunflower, in allusion to its color.] (Chem.) An artificial, orange dyestuff, analogous to tropaolin, and like it used as an indicator in alkalimetry; — called also methyl orange.

(He`li*an"thoid) a. (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Helianthoidea.

(||He`li*an"thoi"de*a) n. pl. [NL., fr. L. helianthes sunflower + -oid.] (Zoöl.) An order of Anthozoa; the Actinaria.

Heirloom to Hellenistic

(Heir"loom`) n. [Heir + loom, in its earlier sense of implement, tool. See Loom the frame.] Any furniture, movable, or personal chattel, which by law or special custom descends to the heir along with the inheritance; any piece of personal property that has been in a family for several generations.

Woe to him whose daring hand profanes
The honored heirlooms of his ancestors.

(Heir"ship) n. The state, character, or privileges of an heir; right of inheriting.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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