(High"land*er) n. An inhabitant of highlands, especially of the Highlands of Scotland.
(High"land*ry) n. Highlanders, collectively.
(High"-low`) n. A laced boot, ankle high.
(High"ly), adv. In a high manner, or to a high degree; very much; as, highly esteemed.
(High"men) n. pl. Loaded dice so contrived as to turn up high numbers. [Obs] Sir J. Harrington.
(High"-met`tled) a. Having abundance of mettle; ardent; full of fire; as, a high-mettled steed.
1. Proud; arrogant. [Obs.]
Be not high-minded, but fear.Rom. xi. 20.
2. Having, or characterized by, honorable pride; of or pertaining to elevated principles and feelings; magnanimous;
opposed to mean.
High-minded, manly recognition of those truths.A. Norton.
(High"-mind`ed*ness), n. The quality of being highminded; nobleness; magnanimity.
(High"most`) a. Highest. [Obs.] Shak.
(High"ness), n. [AS. heáhnes.]
1. The state of being high; elevation; loftiness.
2. A title of honor given to kings, princes, or other persons of rank; as, His Royal Highness. Shak.
(High"-palmed`) a. (Zoöl.) Having high antlers; bearing full-grown antlers aloft.
1. Having or involving a pressure greatly exceeding that of the atmosphere; said of steam, air, water,
etc., and of steam, air, or hydraulic engines, water wheels, etc.
2. Fig.: Urgent; intense; as, a high- pressure business or social life.
High-pressure engine, an engine in which steam at high pressure is used. It may be either a condensing
or a noncondensing engine. Formerly the term was used only of the latter. See Steam engine.
(High" priest`) (Eccl.) A chief priest; esp., the head of the Jewish priesthood.
(High"-priest`hood) n. The office, dignity, or position of a high priest.