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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • pro. Used to indicate the one or ones belonging to her: If you can't find your hat, take hers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • pro. That which belongs to her; the possessive case of she, used without a following noun.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pro. See the Note under her, pron.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See he.


Middle English hires, hirs : hire, her; see her + -es, possessive suff.; see -'s.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
her +‎ -'s (Wiktionary)



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