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H A B
Tion, H was used by the ancients to denote homo, hxres, bora, &c. Thus H. B. stood for hxres bonarum; and H. S. corruptly for L L S. sesterce; and HA. for Hadtianus. III. As a NuMeral, H denotes 200; and with a dalh over it, H, 200,000.
* HA. interject. [ba, Latin.] 1. An expression of wonder, surprise, sudden question, or sudden exertion.—
You llia.ll look fairer ere I give or hazard:
What says the golden chest .' ba! let me see.
Sbak. Ha! what art thou! thou horrid headless) trunk!
It is my Hastings! Roxuei Jam Shor*.
a. An expression of laughter. Used with reduplication.—He faith among the trumpets ha, ba, and he smclleth the battle afar off. 'Job xxxix. 35. Ha, ba, 'tis what so long I wiih'd and vow'd j
Our pluts and delusions
Have wrought such confusions,
That the monarch's a stave to the crown, firjj.
HAA, an ille on the N. coast of Scotland, 3* miles SE. of Farout Head.
(1.) HAAG, or Hag, a town of Germany, in Bavaria, seated on a hill, on the W. tide of the Inn. Lon. 12. 23. E. Lat. 48. 16. N.
(2, 3.) Haac, 2 towns of Austria; r. ten miles SE. of Ens: 2. eight m. WNW. of Schwanstadt.
(1.) " HAAK. a./. A fish. Ainsrjmrtb.
(2.)H«wlK. SeeGADUt, N°6; and Hake, j ».
HAANO, one of the Hapaee Islands discovered by Ca"pt. Cook, in 1777, in the S. Pacific Qcean. Lon. 185. 43. E. Lat. 19. 41. S.
(x.) HAARBURG, a town and fort of Lunen. burg Zell, seated on the Seeve, 7 miles S. of Hamburg. It was taken by the French, and retaken by the Hanoverians in 1757. Lon. 27. ar. E. of Ferro. Lat. sj- 33- N.
(2.) Iiaarburg, a town ofSuabli.
HAAREN, 2 towns of Germany, in Westpha. )ia; 1. three miles NE. of Buren: a. two miles £. of Hatnin.
. HAARKIRCHEN, a town of Germany, in Austria, 3 miles N. of Efferdins;.
HABAKKUK, [piparr, Heb. i. e. a wrestler. J
one of the 12 lesser prophet", whose prophecies'
are taken into the canon of the Old Testament.