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Heep

Heep \Heep\, n. The hip of the dog-rose. [Obs.]

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heep

n. (context obsolete English) The hip of the dog rose.

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Heep

Heep is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Danny Heep (born 1957), retired Major League Baseball outfielder
  • Sally Heep, fictional attorney on the American television series Boston Legal
  • Uriah Heep, fictional character created by Charles Dickens in his novel David Copperfield

Usage examples of "heep".

Tweed and Heep were soon on their feet only to hit the floor again as a second volley followed the first.

Bellman joined him, Heep with a bookhound on a leash which sniffed the ground and whimpered and yelped noisily, chops slobbering.

Tweed and Heep were alone with the Bellman, overseeing a document that I found out later was my termination warrant.

Deane was then set upon by Heep, who took an unhealthy delight in beating him despite the fact that he apologised in a supercilious manner every time he struck him.

She half expected him to rub his hands together like Uriah Heep, and once actually caught him doing it.

Uriah Heep -- tall, ungainly, storklike, with a demeanor that veered uncomfortably between childlike arrogance and bourgeois obsequiousness.

The Uriah Heep of Funeral Homes mysteriously and quickly summoned the owner, who entered from a back door.

Lambsblood screamed again as Heeps sent another jolt through him and then a third.

Through his tears he saw Heeps smile and caress the switches, but he did not throw any of them.

He knew Heeps would go over and over the story with him, and he prayed that would take hours and that he could remember enough of what he was saying to be consistent.

That lord is now of Thebes the Citee, Fulfild of ire and of iniquitee, He, for despit and for his tirannye, To do the dede bodyes vileynye, Of alle oure lordes, whiche that been slawe, He hath alle the bodyes on an heep ydrawe, And wol nat suffren hem, by noon assent, Neither to been yburyed nor ybrent, But maketh houndes ete hem in despit.

Heep - once did me the favour to observe to me, that if I were not in the receipt of the stipendiary emoluments appertaining to my engagement with him, I should probably be a mountebank about the country, swallowing a sword-blade, and eating the devouring element.

Lambsblood screamed again as Heeps sent another jolt through him and then a third.

After Captain Sepp Dieter had revived enough from his ordeal to describe what had happened to him, a search was initiated to find Heeps, who'd hidden himself in a water closet.

After Captain Sepp Dieter had revived enough from his ordeal to describe what had happened to him, a search was initiated to find Heeps, who’d hidden himself in a water closet.