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aitch, aetch, H, itch, ich,
H [etʃ]
H, aitch also itch [ɪtʃ]
n. The eighth letter of the alphabet.
haaf-man, haafin, haafing, haaf, hawf, hauf, haf, haff,
haaf [ha(ː)f]
n. I.Sh. A deep sea fishing ground.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
haaf-man: I.Sh. A man engaed in deep-sea fishing.
haafin: I.Sh. Deep sea fishing.
haglos, haugless, haaless, hagless, haagless, aglis, aglas, haug, haag, hag, haugly, haagly, haagli, hagly,
haag [I.Sh. haːg]
n. Order, good management, thrift.
v. To manage well, be economical, to save.
 
haagly
adj. Orderly, tidy, careful, convenient.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
haag and hain: To scrimp and save.
haagless: Careless, lavish, wasteful. Remorseless, boundless, illimitable.
sleepy-haar, roostie_haar, roosty_haar, roostie-haar, roosty-haar, haar, harr, haary, haarie, haury, haurie,
haar [ha(ː)r]
n. A cold, easterly wind. A cold mist or fog, usually used on the east coast for a sea-mist.
 
haary [ha(ː)rɪ]
adj. Misty, foggy, cold. Of wind: piercing.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
roosty-haar, sleepy-haar: NEC. A fog off the sea which starts in the middle of the day and lasts till about midnight.
Haarlaw, harlaw,
Haarlaw [ha(ː)rlɑː, -lɔː, N. -laː]
pn. Harlaw (Aberdeenshire).
hab, hoab,
hab [hab]
n. A hob.
habber, haber, hubber, habbermagallion, habermagallion,
habber [ˈhabər]
n. A stammer, a stutter.
v. To stammer, stutter.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
habbermagallion [-rməˈgalɪən]: U. A fool, a stupid, a useless person.
habble, hubble, hobble, hobbelt, hobblet, hobblin, habbleshew, hobbleshew, hubbleshew, hobbleshoe, habblesheu, hobblesheu, hubblesheu, hubbelskyu, hobbastju, humelsku, habble-skew, habbleshue, hubbelshew,
habble [ˈhabl, ˈhʌbl]
n. A difficulty, state of muddle or perplexity. Confusion, uproar, disturbance, hubbub. A lout, a coarse or uncouth person.
v. To hobble, to move unsteadily, limp about. To confuse, perplex, nonplus, embarrass. To impede, hamper or foil in the performance of anything. To mismanage. To stutter, to talk confusedly.
pt. pp. habbelt adj. Perplexed.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
habbleshew [-ʃuː]: An uproar, tumult, a row, an altercation A babel, hubbub, a rabble.
habby, habbie, hoaby,
habby [ˈhabɪ]
n. A hobby. An activity done regularly in one's leisure time for pleasure.
inhabile, inhable, habile,
habile [ˈhabəil]
adj. leg. Fit, able, valid, admissible.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
inhabile [ɪn-]: adj. Unfit, inadmissible, unqualified as a witness.

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