Help, n. [AS. help; akin to D. hulp, G. hlfe, hilfe, Icel. hjlp, Sw. hjelp, Dan. hielp. See Help, v. t.]
1. Strength or means furnished toward promoting an object, or deliverance from difficulty or distress; aid; ^; also, the person or thing furnishing the aid; as, he gave me a
help of fifty dollars.
Give us help from trouble, for vain is the help of man.Ps. lx. 11.
God is . . . a very present help in trouble.Ps. xlvi. 1.
Virtue is a friend and a help to nature.South.
2. Remedy; relief; as, there is no
help for it.
3. A helper; one hired to help another; also, thew hole force of hired helpers in any business.
4. Specifically, a domestic servant, man or woman.
[Local, U. S.]
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