Definition of Henge

1. Noun. A prehistoric enclosure in the form of a circle or circular arc defined by a raised circular bank and a circular ditch usually running inside the bank, with one or more entrances leading into the enclosed open space. ¹



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Definition of Henge

1. a circular Bronze Age structure in England [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Henge

hendy
heneicosane
heneicosanoic
heneicosanoic acid
heneicosanoyl
henen
henequen
henequens
henequin
henequins
heneuite
henfest
henfests
henfish
heng
henge (current term)
henges
henhearted
henhouse
henhouses
henhussy
heniquen
heniquens
heniquin
heniquins
henless
henley
henleys
henlike
henmilite

Literary usage of Henge

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1. Independent Fifth Reader: Containing a Practical Treatise on Elocution by James Madison Watson (1880)
"Its oral element is produced by the same organs and in a similar manner as the first oral element of z; henge, it is a cognate of z. ..."

2. The Miscellaneous and Posthumous Works of Henry Thomas Buckle by Henry Thomas Buckle (1872)
"65, 66) an ingenious attempt to calculate the age of Stone- henge, ... 6)," Stone- henge and all other works of this nature in our island are erected by ..."

3. The Antiquarian (1871)
"In this Island of Man, ' In aen en," the custom is still preserved, as at Stone henge, of going on pilgrimage to the summits of ..."

4. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"... '-henge, one of ihe wonders of England, and which none oi their authors know wliat to make of i it is a great huddle of Urge ..."

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