Definition of Hilding

1. n. A base, menial wretch.



Definition of Hilding

1. Noun. a wretch, a contemptible person ¹

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Definition of Hilding

1. a vile person [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hilding

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Literary usage of Hilding

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1. Shakespeare Studies, and Essay on English Dictionaries by Thomas Spencer Baynes, Lewis Campbell (1896)
"The central idea of the word is thus one of subjection, the hilding being ... The hilding may be a rustic or a menial, may as a dependant subserve the ..."

2. History of Michigan by Charles Moore (1915)
"hilding BROTHERS. Grand Rapids attorneys whose practice have brought them into relation with some of the more important business^ of western Michigan during ..."

3. Epea Pteroenta, Or, The Diversions of Purley by John Horne Tooke, Richard Taylor (1840)
"Beleeue it, my lord, in mine owne direct knowledge, he is a most notable coward" All's Well that Ends Well, p. 243. Some have supposed hilding to mean ..."

4. Poet Lore (1900)
"Now Frithiof sat at the knave-play when hilding came thither, who spake thus ... Then hilding spake again : " King Helgi bade me say thus much, Frithiof, ..."

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