Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To limp.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He is another he what stays under the himp of holth.

    Finnegans Wake

  • A perfect himp, and if I had the governessing of her for sometime I'd -- I'd -- bah! there's that bell again!

    Naughty Miss Bunny A Story for Little Children

  • "And there's that black himp -- he eats enough for five!"

    A Little Bush Maid

  • "And there's that black himp – he eats enough for five!"

    A Little Bush Maid

  • To see that melon-'eaded himp in a cricket-cap hordering the master about.

    The Wonder

  • And this is her second season, just ended, as a himp at the _Hilarity_ pantermime; and they're that good to her, they let her bring her bearskin home with her, what she wears, you know, sir, as the

    The Mark Of Cain

  • See the Kor.c. 19, and that virulent book entitled Toldoth Jesu. and have said, Verily we have slain Christ Jesus the son of Mary, the apostle of GOD; yet they slew him not, neither crucified him, but he was represented by one in his likeness; o and verily they who disagreed concerning himp were in a doubt as to this matter, and had no sure knowledge thereof, but followed only an uncertain opinion.

    The Koran (Al-Qur'an)

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