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honor guard a guard assigned to attend honorable persons or guests or to walk alongside the casket at a military funeral.
honorific showing respect, esteem, or honor. [2 definitions]
honor society a high-school or college organization for which students outstanding in academics are selected.
honor system an arrangement wherein participants in a particular program, such as students in a school, are trusted to perform various tasks or duties without direct supervision.
honour a spelling of honor used in Canada and Britain. See honor for more information.
-hood state; condition; quality; nature. [2 definitions]
hood a covering for the head and neck, often attached to a coat, jacket, robe, or the like. [6 definitions]
Hood Island the seventh-largest island of the Galápagos Islands, celebrated for its population of giant tortoises.
hoodlum a gangster or thug. [2 definitions]
hoodoo religious sorcery practiced esp. by West Indian blacks; voodoo. [3 definitions]
hoodwink to trick, deceive, or dupe.
hooey (informal) nonsense; foolishness.
hoof the hard horny covering that encases the foot of certain mammals such as horses, pigs, and deer. [5 definitions]
hoof-and-mouth disease see foot-and-mouth disease.
hoofbeat the sound of an animal's hoof as it hits the ground or other hard surface in running or walking.
hoofed having hoofs.
hook a curved or angled piece of metal, plastic, or the like that is used for holding, hanging, securing, or pulling things. [19 definitions]
hookah a smoking pipe with a long tube set in water, designed to cool the smoke as it is drawn through.
hook and eye a clothes-fastening device having a small metal hook, on one side of the opening, that attaches to a loop or small bar on the other side.
hook and ladder a fire engine carrying extension ladders, hooked tools, and other equipment; hook-and-ladder truck.
hooked curved or shaped like a hook. [4 definitions]