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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A rectangular, often tapering stone post bearing a carved head or bust, usually of Hermes, used as a boundary marker in ancient Greece and for decorative purposes in later periods.
- n. a statue consisting of a squared stone pillar with a carved head (usually a bearded Hermes) on top; used in ancient Greece as a boundary marker or signpost
- From Hermaphroditus, originally a male Aphrodite (Aphroditus) and represented as a herm. (Wiktionary)
- Latin hermēs, herma, from Greek hermēs, from Hermēs, Hermes. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“But then I stepped back, saw the name 'herm' and suddenly it wasn't so unbelievable.”
“Like your associate lefty herm who appears to speak for all lefties together with we woke, eh?”
“#85 | Posted by herm during 2009-11-25 02: 38 PM |”
“And this would require her to act, and particularly at the end of the first act, where she discovers that her daughter has left herm and she's going to make the other daughter fill the younger daughter's shoes and make her into a star.”
“They were written by pre-scientific people with mostly illiterate audiences who were not so nuanced as to get the herm..eh, oh forget it.”
“I m shur herm majestickness haz beddur cointroll of de bubbls dan I do uv de body sails, LCB. lolcatburglar says:”
“I sure do miss herm though, but I'm glad to discover this blog and -- Hi Buffy Squirrel; nice to see an old friend -- I'll hang out for a while.”
“It's a solid gold herm, you won't believe the detailing!”
“Beyond was a house, not very large but perfectly proportioned, with a herm in front of it that looked like a Praxiteles.”
“Faith! it's anither warnin 'this no' to parley at nicht wi 'onything less than twa or three inch o' oak dale atween ye and herm.”
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