from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See 2d hanse.
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So: a big dollop of cadmium green squeezed from the tube, a little chromium oxide green, a smidgeon of cobalt blue, a hint of hansa yellow pale to balance it, some titanium white to lighten it.
Sri Padma-hansa — This seated goddess is not known.
 From the old German _hansa_, a "confederacy."
Upon this word Kemble brought to bear his knowledge of the Germanic tongues, and by citing Goth. _hansa_, OHG.
Henry III took the hansa of London under his special protection and promised the Flemish traders that they should not be molested even if war broke out between England and France, unless Flanders took an active part in the conflict.
The goose is, in Sanskrit _hansa_, in Latin _anser_, in Old German _kans_, in Greek χήν.
_hansa_, &c., derived the meaning _turma_ -- a process in which he is supported by a modern authority like Kluge.