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hoiden

[hoid-n] /ˈhɔɪd n/
noun, adjective
1.
Related forms
hoidenish, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hoiden

hoiden

/ˈhɔɪdən/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of hoyden
Derived Forms
hoidenish, adjective
hoidenishness, noun

hoyden

/ˈhɔɪdən/
noun
1.
a wild boisterous girl; tomboy
Derived Forms
hoydenish, hoidenish, adjective
hoydenishness, hoidenishness, noun
Word Origin
C16: perhaps from Middle Dutch heidijn heathen
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