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Definition of the noun hallan

What does hallan mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: hallans

  1. The passage or space between the outer and inner door of a cottage; the partition between the passage and the room

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Google previewSelect Scotish Songs (1810)

Ancient and Modern : with Critical Observations and Biographical Notices by Robert Burns

The hallan is a bundle composed of the longest broom, entwisted with willows, placed moveable to ward the wind from the door. The partition which divided the spence from the hall was frequently named a “Hallan,” being formed of similar ...

Google previewThe Scottish Songs; Collected and Illustrated (1829)

by Robert Chambers

The hallan is a bundle composed of the longest broom, entwisted with willows, placed movable to ward the wind from the door. . The partition which divided the spence from the hall was frequently named “ the Hallan,' being formed of similar ...

Google previewSelect Scottish Songs, Ancient and Modern (1810)

by Robert Hartley Cromek

The hallan is a bundle composed of the longest broom, entwisted with willows, placed moveable to ward the wind from the door. The partition which divided the spence from the hall was frequently named a "Hallan," being.formed of similar ...

Google previewThe Scottish Songs (1829)

by Robert Chambers

The hallan is a bundle composed of the longest broom, entwisted with willows, placed movable to ward the wind from the door. . The partition which divided the spence from the hall was frequently named the Hallan,' being formed of similar ...

Google previewMummies around the World: An Encyclopedia of Mummies in History, Religion, and Popular Culture (2014)

An Encyclopedia of Mummies in History, Religion, and Popular Culture by Matt Cardin

Cladh Hallan is a settlement site on the island of South Uist, in the Outer Hebrides (or Western Isles), that was occupied intermittently between 2000 BCE and 500 BCE. It was also used as a burial place for both cremations and burials. Shortly ...

Google previewA Nature Conservation Review: Volume 2, Site Accounts (1977)

The Selection of Biological Sites of National Importance to Nature Conservation in Britain by Derek A. Ratcliffe

Loch Hallan is a calcareous machair loch in which the depth of open water has decreased markedly by silting during the last few decades. It is fringed by a eutrophic fen community which also extends some distance north of the loch itself , and ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang (2003)

by Eric Partridge

hallan(d)-, or hallen-, shaker . A vagabond; esp. a sturdy beggar: Scots coll: C.16 –20; ob. Hallan, a partition wall in a cottage. hallelujah gal(l)op . A hymn in a quick, lively measure, 'invented by General Booth to attract the multitude': ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland (2016)

by Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates, Peter McClure

Variants: Hallum, Hallums, Hallan, Hallen, Allam, Allams • Current frequencies: GB , Ireland • GB frequency...

Hallan .

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1841)

... to which is Prefixed, A Dissertation on the Origin of the Scottish Language by John Jamieson

tition called the hallan, which divides the fire-place from the door.” Gl. Jamieson's Popul. Ball, vo. Spire. SPENSE-Door, s. The door from the kitchen to the spense.S. SPENs, SPENSAR, SPENSERE, s. The steward; the clerk of a kitchen.

Google previewThe Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)

An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Charles George Herbermann

McCarthy, charles hallan, Ph.D., professor of American History, ...

Google previewScottish Dictionary and Supplement (1841)

In Four Volumes. A-Kut by John Jamieson

HALLAN, Hallon, Halland, s. 1. A mud wall, or what is called a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Architecture and Building (1902)

Biographical, Historical, and Descriptive by Russell Sturgis

HALLAN; mm. In the dialect of Scotland and the north of England, a partition, as in a cottage, often a solid one without openings of any sort as when used to separate the part of the cottage occupied by the family from that used as a cowhouse.

Google previewDictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English (1904)

Containing Words from the English Writers Previous to the Nineteenth Century which are No Longer in Use, Or are Not Used in the Same Sense. And Words which are Now Used Only in the Provincial Dialects

Hallan, a. The passage between an outer and inner door; as well as the partition between the passage and the room. Hallan- shaker, an impudent beggar. North. Hallantide, a. All Saints' day. Halle, (1) adj. Healthy. (2) ». A plough-handle.

Google previewLexicon universae rei numariae veterum et praecipue graecorum ac romanorum cum observationibus antiquariis geographicis ... edidit Io. Christophorus Rasche. Praefatus est Christ. Gottl. Heyne (1805)

Supplementorum tomus tertius. Seu totius operis tomi 7. pars 2. HO-IX by Johann Christoph Rasche

hallan in medio citculi Zodiaci. Sarde: Lyáiae . Lex. 11./T. lV.

Google previewA dictionary of the Scottish language (1845)

by Thomas Brown

HALLAN, HALLON, HALLOND, HALLIN, s. 1. A mud wall in cottages, extending from the front backwards, to shelter the interior of the house from the draft of the door when open. 2. A screen. HALLOWEEN, s. The evening before Allhallows.

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Hallan Meaning

Video shows what hallan means. The passage or space between the outer and inner door of a cottage, the partition between the passage and the room. Hallan ...

Scrabble value of H4A1L1L1A1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagram / semordnilap of HALLAN

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