2. Although; though; however. [Obs.] Shak.
(Howve) n. A hood. See Houve. [Obs.]
(Hox) v. t. [See Hock. &radic12.] To hock; to hamstring. See Hock. [Obs.] Shak.
(Hoy) n. [D. heu, or Flem. hui.] (Naut.) A small coaster vessel, usually sloop-rigged, used in
conveying passengers and goods from place to place, or as a tender to larger vessels in port.
The hoy went to London every week.Cowper.
(Hoy), interj. [D. hui. Cf. Ahoy.] Ho! Halloe! Stop!
(Hoy"den) n. Same as Hoiden.
(Hoy"man) n.; pl. Hoymen One who navigates a hoy.
A common hoyman to carry goods by water for hire.Hobart.
(||Hua*na"co) n. (Zoöl.) See Guanaco.
(Hub) n. [See 1st Hob.]
1. The central part, usually cylindrical, of a wheel; the nave. See Illust. of Axle box.
2. The hilt of a weapon. Halliwell.
3. A rough protuberance or projecting obstruction; as, a hub in the road. [U.S.] See Hubby.
4. A goal or mark at which quoits, etc., are cast.
5. (Diesinking) A hardened, engraved steel punch for impressing a device upon a die, used in coining,
6. A screw hob. See Hob, 3.
7. A block for scotching a wheel.
Hub plank (Highway Bridges), a horizontal guard plank along a truss at the height of a wagon-wheel
hub. Up to the hub, as far as possible in embarrassment or difficulty, or in business, like a wheel
sunk in mire; deeply involved. [Colloq.]
(Hub"ble-bub`ble) n. A tobacco pipe, so arranged that the smoke passes through water,
making a bubbling noise, whence its name. In India, the bulb containing the water is often a cocoanut
(Hub"bub) n. [Cf. Whoobub, Whoop, Hoop, v. i.] A loud noise of many confused voices; a
tumult; uproar. Milton.
This hubbub of unmeaning words.Macaulay.
(Hub"by) a. Full of hubs or protuberances; as, a road that has been frozen while muddy is hubby.
(Hüb"ner) n. [After Hübner, who analyzed it.] (Min.) A mineral of brownish black color, occurring
in columnar or foliated masses. It is native manganese tungstate.