Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A syllable used to express the sound of a hiccup, particularly in representing the speech of a drunken person as interrupted by this sound.
- n. A hiccup.
- To hiccup.
- interj. An approximation to the sound of a hiccup, used e.g. to indicate drunkenness.
- onomatopoeia (Wiktionary)
“Iam I'm gratias ago meus felicis astrum ut Conor non ut tenuis quisquam in hic quoniam coniecto quis?”
“The so-called hic-et-nunc *-i is never used in the negative mood eg: *h₁ésti "It is."/*ne h₁ést "It's not" - the secondary endings were thus by current definition tenseless.”
“I thought it was "hic", but the reference I consulted gave me "huc", so I went with it; if it's wrong, that's reassuring.”
“Lastly, I think you want "hic" instead of "huc" though since you didn't provide the English that you're trying to render, I can't be absolutely certain.”
“June 12th, 2008 8: 53 pm ET john mccain can, 'hic', veto mly beer whens he can pry it flom mly colold dead flingers. 'hic ”
“The "hic" I guess is being a dogooder without getting taken advantage of and being a mark for those who are just see a great opportunity.”
“The distich caused discussion regarding the quantity of "hic", but the pope defended the prosody of Voltaire who confirmed his opinion by a quotation from Virgil which he said ought to be the epitaph of”
“Noddy thought he did "hic;" but with the assistance of the sailors, the captain got on board, and went down into his cabin.”
“Somers was not a "hic;" but he was an impatient young man, and very anxious to be instructed in regard to his difficult and dangerous mission.”
“The only "hic" is that I would need to "declare" myself as an artist.”
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