Definitions

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  • n. A hyena.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A hyena.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Obsolete forms of hyena.

Etymologies

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French hyène.

Examples

  • I will be more jealous of thee than a Barbary cock-pigeon over his hen; more clamorous than a parrot against rain; more newfangled than an ape; more giddy in my desires than a monkey: I will weep for nothing, like Diana in the fountain, and I will do that when you are disposed to be merry; I will laugh like a hyen, and that when thou art inclined to sleep.

    Act IV. Scene I. As You Like It

  • 'I will laugh like a hyen,' says that great man; and as these words are spoken as a threat,

    The Recreations of a Country Parson

  • I will be more jealous of thee than a Barbary cock-pigeon over his hen, more clamorous than a parrot against rain, more new-fangled than an ape, more giddy in my desires than a monkey: I will weep for nothing, like Diana in the fountain, and I will do that when you are disposed to be merry; I will laugh like a hyen, and that when thou art inclined to sleep.

    As You Like It

  • Ven hyen tum kati. k Ven hyen turn fliau, Kam-rao. l AlBsidawi.

    The modern part of an universal history from the earliest accounts to the present time;

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