Huyghenian eyepieceSee under Eyepiece.

(Huzz) v. i. [An onomatopœa. &radic43. Cf. Buzz.] To buzz; to murmur. [Obs.]

Huzzing and burring in the preacher's ear.

(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.

(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.

(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 of Peru.

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 and fruit.

(Hy`a*cin"thi*an) a. Hyacinthine. [R.]

(Hutch`un*so"ni*an) n. A follower of John Hutchinson of Yorkshire, England, who believed that the Hebrew Scriptures contained a complete system of natural science and of theology.

(Hut*to"ni*an) a. Relating to what is now called the Plutonic theory of the earth, first advanced by Dr. James Hutton. Lyell.

(Hux"ter) n. & v. i. See Huckster.

(Huy*ghe"ni*an) a. Pertaining to, or invented by, Christian Huyghens, a Dutch astronomer of the seventeenth century; as, the Huyghenian telescope.

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