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  • pro. her

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as Horus.
  • n. An abbreviation of horizon;
  • n. of horology.


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  • A somewhat shrill and scraping-voiced matron inquired my pleasure when she followed me into the ground-floor entrance from somewhere without, and then, understanding, called hor young daughter, who led me up to the room where Keats mused his last verse and breathed his last sigh.

    Roman Holidays, and Others

  • Me: I don't think "hor" means what you think it means.


  • "Like enough she's met in with that slack-twisted 'hor's bird of a feller, TOM

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 102, May 7, 1892

  • Reducing a novel-idea to one sentence: Oh, the hor ...

    Urgent: Sign Petition to help Autistic boy keep his pet pig

  • I went up to the counter, making with the polite zooby smile at old Andy behind it (always polite himself, always helpful, a real hor - rorshow type of a veck, though bald and very very thin).

    Where's the show?

  • Then I put in my complaint and every chasso said it was prob - ably your Humble Narrator, brothers, that started it all anyway, me having no mark of a scratch on me but this hor - rible plenny dipping red red krovvy from the rot where I'd got him with my clawing rooker.

    Where's the show?

  • But I had a real hor - rorshow smeck at that inside, brothers.

    Where's the show?

  • We were doing very hor - rorshow, and soon we had Billyboy's number-one down underfoot, blinded with old Dim's chain and crawling and howling about like an animal, but with one fair boot on the gulliver he was out and out and out.

    Where's the show?

  • There were like pictures of real hor - rorshow devotchkas, and I said I would like to give them the old in-out in-out with lots of ultra-violence.

    Where's the show?

  • Others, younger, remembered only the responsible practical man Latimar had become -- this man had dandled their children from his knees, danced at harvest hor - keys, always been there with a sympathetic ear to the trials of country living.

    Dearly Beloved


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