Hellenistically to Helvine
(Hel`le*nis"tic*al*ly), adv. According to the Hellenistic manner or dialect. J. Gregory.
(Hel"len*ize) v. i. To use the Greek language; to play the Greek; to Grecize.
(Hel"len*ize) v. t. To give a Greek form or character to; to Grecize; as, to Hellenize a word.
(Hel*len"o*type) n. See Ivorytype.
(Hel"les*pont) n. [L. Hellespontus, Gr. the mythological Helle, daughter of Athamas + sea.]
A narrow strait between Europe and Asia, now called the Daradanelles. It connects the Ægean Sea and
the sea of Marmora.
(Hel`les*pon"tine) a. Of or pertaining to the Hellespont. Mitford.
(Hell"ga*mite Hell"gra*mite) n. (Zoöl.) The aquatic larva of a large American winged insect
much used a fish bait by anglers; the dobson. It belongs to the Neuroptera.
(Hell"hag`) n. A hag of or fit for hell. Bp. Richardson.
(Hell"-haunt`ed) a. Haunted by devils; hellish. Dryden.
(Hell"hound`) n. [AS. hellehund.] A dog of hell; an agent of hell.
A hellhound, that doth hunt us all to death.Shak.
(Hel"li*er) n. [See Hele, v. t.] One who heles or covers; hence, a tiler, slater, or thatcher. [Obs.]
[Written also heler.] Usher.
(Hell"ish) a. Of or pertaining to hell; like hell; infernal; malignant; wicked; detestable; diabolical. "Hellish
hate." Milton. Hell"ish*ly, adv. Hell"ish*ness, n.
(Hell"kite`) n. A kite of infernal breed. Shak.
(Hel*lo") interj. & n. See Halloo.
(Hell"ward) adv. Toward hell. Pope.
(Hell"y), a. [AS. hellic.] Hellish. Anderson
(Helm) n. See Haulm, straw.
(Helm) n. [OE. helme, AS. helma rudder; akin to D. & G. helm, Icel. hjalm, and perh. to E.
1. (Naut.) The apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; commonly
used of the tiller or wheel alone.
2. The place or office of direction or administration. "The helm of the Commonwealth." Melmoth.
3. One at the place of direction or control; a steersman; hence, a guide; a director.
The helms o' the State, who care for you like fathers.Shak.
4. [Cf. Helve.] A helve. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
Helm amidships, when the tiller, rudder, and keel are in the same plane. Helm aport, when the
tiller is borne over to the port side of the ship. Helm astarboard, when the tiller is borne to the