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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of held, preterit and past participle of hold.
- An element in proper names of Anglo-Saxon, German, or Scandinavian origin, as in Hilda (AS. Hild, etc.), Hildebert (OHG. Hiltibraht, ‘battle-bright’), Hildebrand (OHG. Hiltibrant, German Hildebrand, Icel. Hildibrandr, ‘battle-sword’), Hildegund (MHG. Hiltegunt, ‘battle-conflict’), Brunhild (OHG. Brunihild, MHG. Brünhilt, Icel. Brynhildr, ‘mailed battle’), Grimhild (MHG. Grīmhilt, Krīmhilt, Chrīmhilt, Chriemhilt, Kriemhilt, Icel. Grīmhildr, ‘helmet-battle’), Matilda (ML. and E., contr. Maud, MHG. Mahthilt, Mechtilt, French Mathilde, ‘might-battle’), etc.
“I do not have time, now, to expand on the research that might specifically identify the mongrel authors of our present miseries, but I suspect the name, "Rots-hild" - (red-sign), or "rots-child" - (no foreign language translation required) would be quite close to the mark.”
“Rate It hild workers, some as young as 10, have been found working in a textile factory in conditions close to slavery to produce clothes that appear destined for Gap Kids”
“She wanted to cry out, It's all spoiled, like an angry, thwarted -hild.”
“The e-rate is critical to our effort to put computers in every classroom and library, giving every hild the tools to succeed.”
“And the impostor hild be someone who needed an identity mse keeping her own was dangerous, mse, for instance, she was some kind of jitive from justice.”
“Sure, iverything is comin 'our way, an' the others ain't in the swim at all; excipt that Buster made wan plunge, and hild on till the rope.”
“Years back he hild a commission in some cavalry reg'mint in Injia, but he got broke -- over a woman, I fancy.”
“I, 'Why, Lor' sakes, Mr. Widdrinton, '---- an' then I hild up, for I ketchcd a sight of his face, an 'I thought he wuz gone for sartin.”
“Then, very earnestly, "They hev hild all these years, them feelin's hev, and they hev been rewived this day in all their wiolence; and the beautiful curls that used to shine down all the daffodils are just as soft and as golden as ever!”
“And then she says, playfully tapping his chin, "I only wish them feelin's had hild.”
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