Definition of Hesps

1. Noun. (plural of hesp) ¹



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Definition of Hesps

1. hesp [v] - See also: hesp

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hesps

hesperadin
hesperetin
hesperian
hesperid
hesperidene
hesperides
hesperidia
hesperidin
hesperidins
hesperidium
hesperids
hesperium
hesperomyinae
hesperornis
hesping
hesps (current term)
hess's law
hessian
hessians
hessite
hessites
hessonite
hessonites
hest
hesternal
hests
hesychastic
het up
het up(p)

Literary usage of Hesps

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1. Journal of the Statistical Society of London by Statistical Society (Great Britain) (1858)
"5 hesps of yarn, containing 30 cutts, 2s.; 4 score lea of hemp yarn, 9s. 1630.—A stone of hards, ... 4 hesps of yarn, 5s. 1694.—60 cutts of yarn, 5s. 1708. ..."

2. Extracts from the Records of the Royal Burgh of Stirling by Stirling (Stirling, Scotland), Stirling (Scotland), Robert Renwick (1889)
"... method contrived in making up the hesps of yarn double in one part and single in another (one of which hesps so made up the petitioner did produce to ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1894)
"... according to the " Ancient Records of Justiciary," a man named Thomas Greave was charged with witchcraft, " making the sick persons pass through hesps ..."

4. British Books in Print by J. Whitaker & Sons (1902)
"Warp and Woof: hesps of Homespun Yarns. Gleanings Social, Commercial, and Clerical. By DAVID M. NICOLL. Crown 8vo. 104 pages. Price is. Cloth, is.6d. ..."

5. The Chemistry of Common Life by James Finlay Weir Johnston (1857)
"... and slightly beat or patted with the hands, for a considerable space of time. At length, when they become soft and flaccid, they are thrown in hesps, ..."

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