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Definition of Hermit
Hermit Her"mit, n. (Cookery)
A spiced molasses cooky, often containing chopped raisins and
HermitHermit Her"mit, n. [OE. ermite, eremite, heremit, heremite, F.
hermite, ermite, L. eremita, Gr. ?, fr. ? lonely, solitary.
1. A person who retires from society and lives in solitude; a
recluse; an anchoret; especially, one who so lives from
He had been Duke of Savoy, and after a very glorious
reign, took on him the habit of a hermit, and
retired into this solitary spot. --Addison.
2. A beadsman; one bound to pray for another. [Obs.] ``We
rest your hermits.' --Shak.
Hermit crab (Zo["o]l.), a marine decapod crustacean of the
family Pagurid[ae]. The species are numerous, and belong
to many genera. Called also soldier crab. The hermit
crabs usually occupy the dead shells of various univalve
mollusks. See Illust. of Commensal.
Hermit thrush (Zo["o]l.), an American thrush (Turdus
Pallasii), with retiring habits, but having a sweet song.
Hermit warbler (Zo["o]l.), a California wood warbler
(Dendroica occidentalis), having the head yellow, the
throat black, and the back gray, with black streaks.
Meaning of Hermit from wikipedia
- A hermit
(adjectival form: eremitic
) is a person
from society, usually
are a part of...
- Hermit crabs
are decapod crustaceans
of the superfamily
Paguroidea. Most of the approximately
1,110 species possess
an asymmetric abdomen concealed
- A hermit
is a person
from society. Hermit
may also refer
to Garden hermit
, or ornamental hermit
, a person invited
to live as a hermit...
- The Hermit
(IX) is the ninth trump
or Major Arcana
card in most traditional Tarot
decks. It is used in game playing
as well as in divination. The Waite...
- Thomas Knight
(born 7 December
1965), also known
as the North
, is a former hermit
who lived without human contact
(with two very brief...
- The hermit thrush
(Catharus guttatus) is a medium-sized North American
thrush. It is not very closely related
to the other North American migrant
- Garden hermits
or ornamental hermits
were hermits encouraged
to live in purpose-built hermitages, follies, grottoes, or rockeries
on the estates
- The term hermit kingdom
is used to refer
to any country, organization
or society which willfully walls itself
off, either metaphorically
- Ecuadorian hermit
crab (Coenobita compressus) also known
as the Pacific hermit
crab is a species
of land hermit
crab. It is one of the two land hermit
- The Caribbean hermit
clypeatus, also known
as the soldier
crab, the West Atlantic
crab, the tree crab, and the purple pincher
(due to the...
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