Definition of Hanse

1. n. That part of an elliptical or many-centered arch which has the shorter radius and immediately adjoins the impost.



2. n. An association; a league or confederacy.

Definition of Hanse

1. Noun. (''in Germany'') A medieval guild of merchants or traders; especially a commercial league of Germanic towns that had a house in London ¹

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Definition of Hanse

1. a guild of merchants [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hanse

hankerings
hankers
hankey
hankie
hankies
hanking
hanksite
hanky
hanky panky
hanmun
hannayite
hannebachite
hansa
hansas
hanse (current term)
hanseatic
hansel
hanseled
hanselines
hanseling
hanselled
hanselling
hansels
hansen disease
hansenula
hanses
hanshaw
hansom
hansom cab

Literary usage of Hanse

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1. The Gild Merchant: A Contribution to British Municipal History by Charles Gross (1890)
"For the peculiar use of the term hanse at Gottingen, see above, p. ... The German hanseatic League is not to be confused with the ' hanse de Londres,' ..."

2. An Introduction to English Economic History and Theory by William James Ashley (1888)
"Of the former, the hanse of London and the Teutonic hanse were by far the most important. Flanders and the north of France were industrially far in advance ..."

3. Lancaster and York: A Century of English History (A.D. 1399-1485) by James Henry Ramsay (1892)
"On the ordinary cloth of "assize" hanse men paid is. the piece, natives is. id., and aliens other than hanse men is. yd. Other imports levied as Parva ..."

4. Lancaster and York: A Century of English History (A.D. 1399-1485) by James Henry Ramsay (1892)
"On the ordinary cloth of "assize" hanse men paid 1s. the piece, natives 1s. 2d., and aliens other than hanse men 2s. <$d. Other imports levied as Parva ..."

5. An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England by Edward Potts Cheyney (1907)
"The hanse Trade. —• The trade with Germany was at this time almost all with the group of citizens which made up the German hanse or League. ..."

6. The Maritime Law of Europe by Domenico Alberto Azuni (1806)
"THE confederation of the hanseatic cities, called hanse- ... The French pronouncing this word after their manner, have made it hanse, taking this word to ..."

7. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1846)
"The German Zollverein and the hanse Towns. ing advantage gained by the extended use of machinery in making the different parts of the riñe is the perfect ..."

8. The Saturday Magazine (1841)
"Having, by the aid of this fleet, twice beaten the hanseatics at sea, and taken great riches from them, they compelled the hanse to sign a very advantageous ..."

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