(Hill"ock) n. A small hill. Shak.
(Hill"side`) n. The side or declivity of a hill.
(Hill"top`) n. The top of a hill.
1. Abounding with hills; uneven in surface; as, a hilly country. "Hilly steep." Dryden.
2. Lofty; as, hilly empire. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl.
(Hilt) n. [AS. hilt, hilte; akin to OHG. helza, Prov. G. hilze, Icel. hjalt.]
1. A handle; especially, the handle of a sword, dagger, or the like.
(Hilt"ed), a. Having a hilt; used in composition; as, basket-hilted, cross- hilted.
(Hi"lum) n. [L., a little thing, trifle.]
1. (Bot.) The eye of a bean or other seed; the mark or scar at the point of attachment of an ovule or
seed to its base or support; called also hile.
2. (Anat.) The part of a gland, or similar organ, where the blood vessels and nerves enter; the hilus; as,
the hilum of the kidney.
(||Hi"lus) n. [NL.] (Anat.) Same as Hilum, 2.
(Him) pron. Them. See Hem. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Him), pron. [AS. him, dat. of he. &radic183. See He.] The objective case of he. See He.
Him that is weak in the faith receive.Rom. xiv. 1.
Friends who have given him the most sympathy.Thackeray.
In old English his and him were respectively the genitive and dative forms of it as well as of he. This
use is now obsolete. Poetically, him is sometimes used with the reflexive sense of himself.
I never saw but Humphrey, duke of Gloster,Shak.
Did bear him like a noble gentleman.