Lexicon: heaped – heather

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heaped, verbal adj. [OE héapian, to heap.]

Loaded; packed; piled to overflowing.

hear (-d, -ing, -s), v. [OE híeran < Germanic.] (webplay: bird, communication, court, ear, grant, law, learn, perceive, prayer, sound, regard, report, title, told, try, turn, voice, words).

  1. Know; be aware of.
  2. Listen; lend ear; pay attention.
  3. Judge; interpret.
  4. Perceive by the ear.
  5. Learn; find out; discover.
  6. Receive communication.

hearken (-ed), v. [OE hercnian.]

Obey; listen; pay attention to.

hearse like, adj. [Fr. < L. hirpicem, large rake for harrowing < Gk.]

Suitable to a funeral; [fig.] like a temporary monument over a grave.

heart (-'s, -s), n. [OE heorte < Germanic.] (webplay: artery, blood, find, grief, honest, intention, joy, learn, life, love, mind, motion, passions, pleasure, power, secret, strength, thoughts, tree, willing, wise).

  1. Central part; innermost portion.
  2. Person; individual.
  3. Seat of feeling.
  4. Seat of courage; source of bravery.
  5. Chest; breast.
  6. Contractile muscular organ that circulates blood through the body; [fig.] seat of emotion.
  7. Character; disposition; temperament.
  8. Mind; center of understanding.
  9. Soul; innermost thoughts.
  10. Seat of love; hub of affections.
  11. Phrase. “poor little Heart”: lonely person; fragile individual; humble spirit; meek one; [term of endearment] darling; [fig.] delicate blossom.
  12. Phrase. “break the heart of”: crush; overwhelm with sorrow.
  13. Phrase. “honest heart”: sincere intent; truthful objective; honorable purpose.
  14. Phrase. “have heart”: spirited enough; sufficiently courageous; prevail upon oneself to do something.

hearted, adj. [see broke, verbal adj.; also simple-hearted, adj.; also heart, n.]

Phrase. “Broken hearted”: exquisitely sensitive; willing to endure pain for others (see Psalm 34:18).

hearth, n. [OE heorð.] (webplay: fire, room).

Brick fireplace; stone frame with a chimney holding a fire for warming a room; [fig.] center of warmth; window catching the sun's light.

hearty (heartier), adj. [see heart, n.] (webplay: welcome).

Sound; strong; healthy.

heat, n. [OE hætu < Germanic 'hot'.] (webplay: red, white).

  1. Sensible warmth of air; [fig.] accumulated heat of furnace; representative of pending judgement.
  2. That which transmits warmth.

heather, n. [of uncertain origin.]

Purplish flowered plant; scrub that grows on the moors.