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Definition of Highish
1. somewhat high [adj]
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Literary usage of Highish
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1. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot (1860)
"... clergymen have highish notions in general," said Mr. Deane, taking snuff vigorously, as he always did when wishing to maintain a neutral position. ..."
2. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1895)
"The clergymen have highish notions, in general," said Mr. Deane, taking snuff vigorously, as he always did when wishing to maintain a neutral position. ..."
3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1900)
"obtained from a highish rocky island, north-east end of Clinton Colden lake, rock sloping south-east to water's edge, smoothed and striated, stria; ..."
4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1900)
"... and ended in an extremely narrow gorge with highish ;\\Ss on either side, from which we had the satisfaction to emerge at about half- Mist four, ..."
5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1869)
"... bordered by highish ground, and in the evening bivouacked upon its banks in the midst of game. The following morning he crossed the stream, ..."
6. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1905)
"Hogg is a little red-skinned stiff sack of a body, with quite the common air of an Ettrick shepherd, except that he has highish though sloping brow (among ..."