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hairweaving the process by which artificial hair is interwoven with one's own hair in order to cover a bald area.
hairy covered with or having a lot of hair. [3 definitions]
Haiti a country that occupies the western part of the island of Hispaniola in the West Indies. (Cf. Dominican Republic.)
Haitian of or pertaining to Haiti or its people, culture, language, or the like. [2 definitions]
hajj the pilgrimage to Mecca that every Muslim is expected to make at least once, esp. during Ramadan.
hajji a title of honor conferred upon a Muslim who has made a pilgrimage to Mecca.
hake any of several ocean food fish, related to and resembling cod.
hakim1 in Muslim countries, a physician or a wise man.
hakim2 a Muslim judge, ruler, or governor.
halalah the smallest monetary unit of Saudi Arabia. (Cf. riyal, qurush.)
halation a blurred halo of light spreading around a bright area or object on a photograph or televised image.
halazone a white crystalline chlorine powder, usu. in tablet form, used to purify small amounts of drinking water.
halberd a shafted weapon of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries with an axlike blade and a steel spear at the top.
halcyon a mythical bird identified with the kingfisher and believed to have the power to calm the sea during the winter solstice. [4 definitions]
hale1 in good health.
hale2 to force to go, as by pulling or dragging; haul.
haler the smaller monetary unit of the Czech and Slovak Republics; heller. (Cf. koruna.)
half one of two equal parts of a whole. [7 definitions]
half-and-half of two things in equal portions; half one thing and half another. [3 definitions]
half-assed (vulgar slang) unplanned or poorly planned; haphazard. [3 definitions]
halfback in football, one of two offensive players lined up on either side of the fullback behind the line of scrimmage. [2 definitions]