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Hempen Caudle

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A hangman’s rope.

“Ye shall have a hempen caudle then, and the help of a hatchet.”—Shakespeare: 2 Hen. VI., iv. 7.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Helmet
Helmets
Heion
Helot
Help
Helter-skelter
Helve
Helvetia
Hemp
Hempe
Hempen Caudle
Hempen Collar (A)
Hempen Fever
Hempen Widow
Hemus or Hæmus
Hen-pecked
Hen and Chickens
Hen with one Chick
Henchman. Henchboy
Hengist and Horsa
Henna