Highland fling, a dance peculiar to the Scottish Highlanders; a sort of hornpipe.

(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.

(High"-mind"ed) a.

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.

(High"-pres`sure) a.

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
(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.

(High"-hoe`) n. (Zoöl.) The European green woodpecker or yaffle. [Written also high-hoo.]

(High"-hold`er) n. (Zoöl.) The flicker; — called also high- hole. [Local, U. S.]

(High"land) n. Elevated or mountainous land; (often in the pl.) an elevated region or country; as, the Highlands of Scotland.

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