Hairpin means: A pin, usually forked, or of bent wire, for fastening the hair in place, -- used by women.
Hair-salt means: A variety of native Epsom salt occurring in silky fibers.
Hairsplitter means: One who makes excessively nice or needless distinctions in reasoning; one who quibbles.
Hairsplitting means: Making excessively nice or trivial distinctions in reasoning; subtle.
Hairsplitting means: The act or practice of making trivial distinctions.
Hairspring means: The slender recoil spring which regulates the motion of the balance in a timepiece.
Hairstreak means: A butterfly of the genus Thecla; as, the green hairstreak (T. rubi).
Hairtail means: Any species of marine fishes of the genus Trichiurus; esp., T. lepterus of Europe and America. They are long and like a band, with a slender, pointed tail. Called also bladefish.
Hairworm means: A nematoid worm of the genus Gordius, resembling a hair. See Gordius.
Hairy means: Bearing or covered with hair; made of or resembling hair; rough with hair; rough with hair; rough with hair; hirsute.
Zenana means: The part of a dwelling appropriated to women.
Zemni means: The blind mole rat (Spalax typhlus), native of Eastern Europe and Asia. Its eyes and ears are rudimentary, and its fur is soft and brownish, more or less tinged with gray. It constructs extensive burrows.
Zemindari means: Same as Zamindary.
Zemindary means: Alt. of Zemindari
Zemindar means: Same as Zamindar.
Zein means: A nitrogenous substance of the nature of gluten, obtained from the seeds of Indian corn (Zea) as a soft, yellowish, amorphous substance.
Zehner means: An Austrian silver coin equal to ten kreutzers, or about five cents.
Zeekoe means: A hippopotamus.
Zedoary means: A medicinal substance obtained in the East Indies, having a fragrant smell, and a warm, bitter, aromatic taste. It is used in medicine as a stimulant.
Zed means: The letter Z; -- called also zee, and formerly izzard.
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