Hesychast

Hes"y*chast

(?), n. [Gr. hermit, fr. to be still or quiet, fr. still, calm.] One of a mystical sect of the Greek Church in the fourteenth century; a quietist. Brande & C.

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He*t"ra

(?),

He*tai"ra

(?) }, n.;
pl. -r (#)
. [NL. See Hetairism.] (Gr. Antiq.) A female paramour; a mistress, concubine, or harlot. -- He*t"ric, He*tai"ric (#), a.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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He*tair"ism

(?),

Het"a*rism

(?), } n. [Gr. a companion, a concubine, fem. of a comrade.] A supposed primitive state of society, in which all the women of a tribe were held in common. H. Spencer. -- Het`a*ris"tic (#), a.
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