(Huzz) v. i. [An onomatopa. &radic43. Cf. Buzz.] To buzz; to murmur. [Obs.]
Huzzing and burring in the preacher's ear.Latimer.
(Huz*za") interj. [Cf. G. hussa, husa, interj., hurrah, huzza. &radic43. Cf. Hurrah.] A word
used as a shout of joy, exultation, approbation, or encouragement.
(Huz"za), n. A shout of huzza; a cheer; a hurrah.
They made a great huzza or shout.Evelyn.
(Huz*za"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Huzzaed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Huzzaing.] To shout huzza; to cheer.
(Huz*za"), v. t. To receive or attend with huzzas.
He was huzzaed into the court.Addison.
(Hy) a. High. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Hy"a*cine) n. A hyacinth. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Hy"a*cinth) n. [L. hyacinthus a kind of flower, prob. the iris, gladiolus, or larkspur, also a
kind of gem, perh. the sapphire; as, a proper name, Hyacinthus, a beautiful Laconian youth, beloved by
Apollo, fr. Gr. : cf. F. hyacinthe. Cf. Jacinth. The hyacinth was fabled to have sprung from the blood
of Hyacinthus, who was accidentally slain by Apollo.]
1. (Bot.) (a) A bulbous plant of the genus Hyacinthus, bearing beautiful spikes of fragrant flowers.
H. orientalis is a common variety. (b) A plant of the genus Camassia (C. Farseri), called also Eastern
camass; wild hyacinth. (c) The name also given to Scilla Peruviana, a Mediterranean plant, one variety
of which produces white, and another blue, flowers; called also, from a mistake as to its origin, Hyacinth
2. (Min.) A red variety of zircon, sometimes used as a gem. See Zircon.
Hyacinth bean (Bot.), a climbing leguminous plant related to the true bean. It has dark purple flowers
(Hy`a*cin"thi*an) a. Hyacinthine. [R.]