(Hip"pu*rite) n. [Gr. decked with a horse's tail; "i`ppos horse + tail: cf. F. hippurite.] (Paleon.)
A fossil bivalve mollusk of the genus Hippurites, of many species, having a conical, cup- shaped under
valve, with a flattish upper valve or lid. Hippurites are found only in the Cretaceous rocks.
(Hip"-roofed`) a. Having a hip roof.
(Hip"shot`) a. [Hip + shot.] Having the hip dislocated; hence, having one hip lower than the
(Hip" tree`) (Bot.) The dog- rose.
(Hir) pron. [Obs.] See Here, pron. Chaucer.
(Hir"cic) a. [Cf. F. hircique. See Hircin.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, mutton
suet; applied by Chevreul to an oily acid which was obtained from mutton suet, and to which he attributed
the peculiar taste and smell of that substance. The substance has also been called hircin. Watts.
(Hir"cin) n. [L. hircus, he- goat, buck: cf. F. hircine.] (Chem.) Hircic acid. See Hircic. [R.]
(Hir"cine Hir"ci*nous) a. [L. hircinus, fr. hircus hegoat: cf. F. hircin.]
1. Goatlike; of or pertaining to a goat or the goats.
2. Of a strong goatish smell.
(Hire) pron. [Obs.] See Here, pron. Chaucer.
(Hire) n. [OE. hire, hure, AS. hyr; akin to D. huur, G. heuer, Dan. hyre, Sw. hyra.]
1. The price, reward, or compensation paid, or contracted to be paid, for the temporary use of a thing or
a place, for personal service, or for labor; wages; rent; pay.
The laborer is worthy of his hire.Luke x. 7.