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H.

1.
(in prescriptions) an hour.
Origin of H.
< Latin hōra

h.

or H

1.
2.
hard.
3.
4.
heavy sea.
5.
6.
7.
high.
8.
Baseball. hit; hits.
9.
horns.
10.
Also, hr. hour; hours.
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  • I had not then been long a dry-fly practitioner, and was terribly ashamed for H. to watch me fishing.

    Lines in Pleasant Places William Senior
  • Cadge will call her nothing but 'H. the M.'—short for 'Helen the Magnificent.'

    The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
  • Mr. H. Willis, of the Leander Crews of 1896 and 1897, who preferred to row with a stretcher set up a good deal prouder.

    Rowing Rudolf Chambers Lehmann
  • You needn't be afraid of any of them letting him know that H. Fisbee is a lady.

    The Gentleman From Indiana Booth Tarkington
  • Mr. H. is preparing to make a new mill and boiling-house on Colliton, and other planters are doing the same.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus American Anti-Slavery Society
British Dictionary definitions for H.

h.

abbreviation
1.
harbour
2.
height
3.
hour
4.
husband
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Related Abbreviations for H.

h.

1.
harbor
2.
hard
3.
hardness
4.
high
5.
horn
6.
hundred
7.
husband
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