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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]
half-baked not well thought out; ill-conceived, ill-planned, or unrealistic. [3 definitions]
half blood kinship through only one of the parents. [2 definitions]
half-blood a person related to another person through one parent only. [3 definitions]