noun Etymology: hilding, adjective, base Date: 1592 archaic a base contemptible person

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  • Hilding — bezeichnet: Kim (Hilding) Bergstrand (1968, Täby), ein schwedischer Fußballspieler. Hilding „Moggli“ Gustafsson (1914 – 1999), ein schwedischer Bandy, Eishockey , Handball und Fußballspieler, und trainer (Karl) Hilding Hagberg (1899, Gällivare –… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hilding — Hil ding, n. [Prob. a corruption of hindling, dim. of hind, adj. Cf. Prov. E. hilderling, hinderling. See {Hinderling}.] A base, menial wretch. a. Base; spiritless. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hilding — [hil′diŋ] n. [prob. < ME heldinge, bending aside < helden (OE hieldan), to incline, bow] Archaic a low, contemptible person adj. Archaic low and contemptible …   English World dictionary

  • hilding — /hil ding/, n. Archaic. a contemptible person. [1575 85; perh. to be identified with ME heldinge, hilding bending, swerving aside, OE hylding, equiv. to hyld(an) to bend, incline + ing ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • hilding — noun /ˈhɪldɪŋ/ a wretch, a contemptible person , 1985: ‘God, eh? Which god? You whore, you loathsome hilding.’ Anthony Burgess, Kingdom of the Wicked …   Wiktionary

  • hilding — I. ˈhildiŋ adjective Etymology: perhaps from present participle of hild, hyld, obsolete variant of hield archaic : lacking moral principles, convictions, or courage : base II. noun ( s) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hilding — nordischer Ursprung, Bedeutung: Kämpfer …   Deutsch namen

  • hilding — hil·ding …   English syllables

  • hilding —    This word is now obsolete, but is found in several Shakespearean plays and other seventeenthcentury sources. Its origin is obscure, but it was applied to animals, especially horses, and both men and women to indicate worthlessness. ‘Away, away …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • Hilding Hagberg — Karl Hilding Hagberg (* 28. Oktober 1899 in Gällivare; † 17. Dezember 1993 in Luleå) war ein schwedischer Politiker. Von 1951 bis 1964 war er Vorsitzender der Kommunistischen Partei Schwedens (SKP) (heute: Vänsterpartiet) und von 1933 bis 1964… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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