Heyne

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Heyne A wretch; a rascal.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. heán, low, mean

Usage

In literature:

Heyne, Note on Zosimus, l. iv.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 2" by Edward Gibbon
This hall has been carefully described in a pamphlet by Heyne.
"Beowulf" by Anonymous
The good-natured Reicht Heynes began to cry for company; but her mistress scolded her.
"The Cloister and the Hearth" by Charles Reade
About the year 1627 Piet Heyn destroyed a Spanish fleet in Mataca Bay, Cuba, the booty from which was something enormous.
"The West Indies and the Spanish Main [1899]" by James Rodway
The church was rebuilt, and the convent restored, but not at all on the same scale of magnificence that O'Heyne so extols in the first.
"The Irish Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 1, December 1864" by Various
The Dutch set out on the twentieth of May, 1628, under the command of General Petri Peters Heyn and Admiral Heinrich Corneli Lang.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 1" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
Although this view put forward by Heyn has not been conclusively proved, it must be said that there is much evidence in its favour.
"The Phase Rule and Its Applications" by Alexander Findlay
If I win, you shall give me your bird; if you win, I'll give you the Odyssey, Heyne's edition.
"Through Night to Light" by Friedrich Spielhagen
These apercus of Heyne did not prevent Tieck's independent thinking; they never fettered him.
"Tieck's Essay on the Boydell Shakspere Gallery" by George Henry Danton
Heyn, Piet, capture of Bahia, 166; capture of Vera Cruz fleet, 252.
"The Colonization of North America" by Herbert Eugene Bolton
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In news:

Phil Heyn resigns as Revere football coach.
Twenty-five years ago, Jeff Krulik and John Heyn filmed teenage metalheads tailgating outside a Judas Priest show in Landover, Maryland.
Casey Heynes is seen backed up against a wall, being punched several times by a younger, smaller boy.
To learn a litte more about the secret life of whales, this week's SoCal Rewind takes us back to a 1996 conversation with the late John Heyning, whale expert and deputy director at the L.A.
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In science:

Heyn measured the correct value of 11 m but was not able to make a unique mass assignment because of the (incorrect) reports of the existence of a stable 57Co isotope .
Discovery of the Cobalt Isotopes
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