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  • abbr. History (in journal titles such as "J Hist Neurosci" - "Journal of the History of Neuroscience")

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Examples

  • "Hist" -- said the trapper, cutting with great dexterity and rapidity the thong, which bound one of the arms of Paul to his body, and dropping his knife at the same time within reach of the liberated hand.

    The Prairie

  • The Golden Compass is the first book in a trilogy entitled Hist Dark Materials and is perhaps more controversial and darker that Harry Potter ever dreamed of.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Aëtius see FREEMAN, Aëtius and Boniface, in English Hist.,

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • The old man still sat at his little camp-table, magnifying glass in hand, and at Dick's low "Hist," he turned a bland, inquiring gaze in his direction.

    A Rip Van Winkle Of The Kalahari Seven Tales of South-West Africa

  • Alice merely said "Hist," and we went down to mingle with the troops as though by accident, and seek for information.

    The Wouldbegoods

  • Alice merely said 'Hist', and we went down to mingle with the troops as though by accident, and seek for information.

    The Wouldbegoods

  • "Hist," he whispered; "don't say a word, but it's a little wine I have in my canteen which the old robber is welcome to, if you think it will do him any good."

    The Gold Hunters' Adventures Or, Life in Australia

  • And remember when we turned aside a company of the djinn to thee, that they might hearken to the Koran: and no sooner were they present at its reading than they said to each other, "Hist;" and when it was ended, they returned to their people with warnings.

    The Koran (Al-Qur'an)

  • "Hist"! said the wary woodsman, interrupting Heyward's exclamation of surprise; "the varlets are about the place, and any sounds that are not natural to witchcraft would bring them back upon us in a body".

    The Last of the Mohicans

  • "Hist," interrupted Collins, placing one hand upon the speaker's shoulder, and with the other directing his attention to what, now seen by the whole of the party, was ill calculated to re-assure them.

    Hardscrabble; or, the fall of Chicago. a tale of Indian warfare

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