GigglePEDIA Every generation creates its own terms as a way of expressing themselves or the times they live in. So, as our world changes, words come and go. Below are some words that have either been lost in time, or are very seldom used. They all look and sound a bit weird, which also makes them fun!

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Glossary H  Ha-Ha:  A sunken fence or ditch that's between two land boundaries that divides the land without obstructing the view of the landscape of the land.

 Halch:  To hug or embrace.

 Halieutic:  Pertains to fishing.

 Harbergery:  A place of entertainment, Inn.

 Hautain:  Proud; Arrogant.

 Heimganger:  Is a person who stays at home; a stay-at-home mother.

 Heinsby:  A wretch.

 Heptamerous:  Something that has 7 parts, sides, members.

 Heterodyne:  A signal that's created by mixing two other frequencies together in a nonlinear device.

 Heterography:  Incorrect spelling; or a spelling that different than the one in current use. For example: Tire and Tyre or Catalog and Catalogue.

 Hibernacle:  Winter retreat of a hibernating animal. I guess today one could refer to a winter cabin as one also?

 Hiccius doccius:  An old phrase used by magicians, along the lines of 'abracadabra' is today. I think this is kind of a fun expression!

 Hoddypeak:  A blockhead or fool. Imagine Lucy saying, "You're a hoddypeak, Charlie Brown!"

 Hodmandod:  A strange person; a scarecrow.

 Hofles:  Unreasonable, Excessive.

 Hoghenhine:  A member of one's family.

 Hogo:  A stink.

 Hokey:  Artificial, contrived.

 Holaogue:  A very old word medicine term that today refers to an antidepressent.

 Honeyfugle:  To swindle or cheat.

 Hookum-snivey:  A con, deceit or fakery.

 Houghmangandy:  Sexual intercourse with someone you are not married to. This is a rare word found mostly in Scottish writing of the 18th century. Today we just say someone is promiscuous.

 Huderon:  A lazy person. Or a bum?

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