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Hic Jaʹcets

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Tombstones, so called from the first two words of their inscriptions; “Here lies …”

By the cold Hic Jacets of the dead.”


Tennyson: Idylls of the King (Vivien).

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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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Heu-monat or Heg-monath
Hewson
Hexameron (The)
Hexameter and Pentameter
Hexameter Verse
Hexapla
Hext
Heyday of Youth
Hiawatha
Hibernia
Hic Jacets
Hickathrift (Tom or Jack)
Hickory
Hidalgo
Hide of Land (A)
Hieroclean Legacy
Higgledy-piggledy
High-born
High Church
High Days = festivals
High Falutin or Hifaluten