Hunchbacked to Huron-Iroquous
(Hunch"backed`) a. Having a humped back.
(Hun"dred) n. [OE. hundred, AS. hundred a territorial division; hund hundred + a word akin
to Goth. ga-raþjan to count, L. ratio reckoning, account; akin to OS. hunderod, hund, D. hondred, G.
hundert, OHG. also hunt, Icel. hundrað, Dan. hundrede, Sw. hundra, hundrade, Goth. hund, Lith.
szimtas, Russ. sto, W. cant, Ir. cead, L. centum, Gr. "ekato`s, Skr. çata. &radic309. Cf.
Cent, Century, Hecatomb, Quintal, and Reason.]
1. The product of ten multiplied by ten, or the number of ten times ten; a collection or sum, consisting of
ten times ten units or objects; five score. Also, a symbol representing one hundred units, as 100 or C.
With many hundreds treading on his heels.Shak.
The word hundred, as well as thousand, million, etc., often takes a plural form. We may say hundreds,
or many hundreds, meaning individual objects or units, but with an ordinal numeral adjective in constructions
like five hundreds, or eight hundreds, it is usually intended to consider each hundred as a separate
aggregate; as, ten hundreds are one thousand.
2. A division of a country in England, supposed to have originally contained a hundred families, or freemen.
Hundred court, a court held for all the inhabitants of a hundred. [Eng.] Blackstone.
(Hun"dred), a. Ten times ten; five score; as, a hundred dollars.
1. An inhabitant or freeholder of a hundred.
2. (Law) A person competent to serve on a jury, in an action for land in the hundred to which he belongs.
3. One who has the jurisdiction of a hundred; and sometimes, a bailiff of a hundred. Blount. Cowell.
(Hun"dred*fold`) n. A hundred times as much or as many.
He shall receive as hundredfold now in this time.Mark x. 30.
1. Coming last of a hundred successive individuals or units.
2. Forming one of a hundred equal parts into which anything is divided; the tenth of a tenth.
(Hun"dredth), n. One of a hundred equal parts into which one whole is, or may be, divided; the
quotient of a unit divided by a hundred.
(Hun"dred*weight`) n. A denomination of weight, containing 100, 112, or 120 pounds
avoirdupois, according to differing laws or customs. By the legal standard of England it is 112 pounds.
In most of the United States, both in practice and by law, it is 100 pounds avoirdupois, the corresponding
ton of 2,000 pounds, sometimes called the short ton, being the legal ton.
Hung beef, the fleshy part of beef slightly salted and hung up to dry; dried beef.
(Hung) imp. & p. p. of Hang.
(Hun*ga"ri*an) a. Of or pertaining to Hungary or to the people of Hungary. n. A native
or one of the people of Hungary.