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hain

transitive verb \ˈ(h)ān\

Definition of hain

-ed/-ing/-s

dialectal, British

  1. 1 :  to fence or enclose (a tract of land) for grass

  2. 2 :  to put aside :  save, spare

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Origin and Etymology of hain

Middle English hanen, haynen, from Old Norse hegna to enclose; akin to Middle Low German hegenen to enclose, Middle High German heinen to enclose, Old High German hagan thornbush, Old Norse hagi enclosed pasture — more at hag


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hain

transitive verb \"\

Definition of hain

-ed/-ing/-s

dialectal, England

  1. :  to cause (a price or fee) to be increased :  raise

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Origin and Etymology of hain

Middle English heyen, heynen to raise, from Old English hēan, from hēah high — more at high


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