Definition of Hallan

1. Noun. The passage or space between the outer and inner door of a cottage; the partition between the passage and the room ¹



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Definition of Hallan

1. a partition in a cottage [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hallan

hall of shame
hall porter
hallachrome
hallage
hallages
hallah
hallahs
hallal
hallali
hallalis
hallalled
hallaloo
hallaloos
hallals
hallan (current term)
hallans
hallels
halleluiah
halleluiahs
halleluja
hallelujah
hallelujahed
hallelujahing
hallelujahs
hallelujas
hallelujatic
hallian
hallians

Literary usage of Hallan

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1. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1881)
"hallan. The pas-age or space between the outer and inner door of a cottage ; the partition between ... hallan-shaker, an impudent presuming beggar. North. ..."

2. English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892) by John Matthews Manly (1916)
"I their only hawkie 2 docs afford, nt3 the hallan 4 snugly chows her Beneath the stroke of heaven's avenging ne brings forth, ..."

3. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"hallan [a partition, In cottages, to screen the hall or kitchen from the air of ... That 'yont the hallan snugly chows her cood ; Poem on Pastoral Poetry. ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"In Great Britain, the toll paid for goods or merchandise vended in a mercantile hall. hallan (hal'an), n. [Also hallen, hallan, halland; origin uncertain; ..."

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