HABDABS, THE a condition of anxiety; uneasiness, nervousness; also, but rarely,
delirium tremens or a state of enraged frustration ...1946 UK sl.
HAFFETS locks of hair, generally growing on the temples ...1785 Scot.
HAFFETS the jaws; the undersides of the jaw ...1869 Eng. dial.
HAFFLE-CAFFLE to falter, to vacillate, to act with indecision ...Bk1905 Eng. dial.
HAFFLE-MAFFLE to speak unintelligibly, to stammer ...1885 Eng. dial.
HAFFLY hesitating, indecisive; prevaricating ...Bk1905 Eng. dial.
HAFTY handy, active ...Bk1905 Eng. dial.
HAFTY saucy, pert ...Bk1905 Eng. dial.
HAG-ABOUT an idle, lounging fellow ...1872 Eng. dial.
HAGGAGE a tern of reproach for a woman; an untidy, slatternly woman ...1746 Eng. dial.
HAGGERSNASH spiteful, sharp ...1821 Scot.
HAGGERSNASH a spiteful person ...Bk1905 Scot.
HAGGERSNASH offal ...Bk1905 Scot.
HAGGIS-HEADED soft-headed, foolish, stupid ...1715 Scot.
HAGGIS-HEART a soft, cowardly heart ...1812 Scot.
HAIRED UP angry, vexed ...Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
HANG A BOG to defecate ...18C Brit. sl.
HARD DRESSER an aggressive, mannish lesbian ...1967 US sl.
HARKER a fine, strong person or thing ...Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
HAVE A BAG ON to be drunk ...1947 Amer. sl.
HAVE A BIT OF FLAT to indulge in sexual intercourse ...Bk1893 sl.
HAVE AN ARSE LIKE THE JAPANESE FLAG to have diarrhoea ...Brit. sl.
HAVE HOT PANTS to be sexually eager ...1920s sl., orig. US
HAVE HOT PANTS to be worried or anxious ...1920s sl., orig. US
HAVE HOT PUDDING FOR SUPPER of women: to have sexual intercourse ...19C sl.
HAVE SHOT ONE'S BOLT to have reached the limit of one's endurance or effort
HAVE SOMEONE BY THE GOOLIES to have the upper hand ...1980s sl.
HAYFOOT, STRAWFOOT used as 'right, left' to keep time in marching; used in the Civil War ...Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
HEADLIGHTS eyes ...1960s Amer. sl.
HEAR A BIRD SING to receive private or secret information ...arch.
HEAVILY CONKED TO THE BONE said of well-groomed hair ...1960s Amer. sl.
HEFT-END the beginning, commencement ...1891 Scot.
HELL BUGGY a battle tank ...1941 US Army jocular
HE OWNS THE LOCK he has control over the situation ...1960s Amer. sl.
HE WOULDN'T PULL A SOLDIER OFF HIS MOTHER a catchphrase directed at laziness or slacking ...c1880 nautical sl.
HELL-ALL emphatically nothing; anything ...1969 Amer. sl.
HELL-BOOT IT to go at top speed ...1918 Amer. sl.
HELL YOU PIPE, THE! used to express surprise or incredulity at another's words
...1942 Amer. sl.
HICKET a hiccup ...M16 obs.
HIDLINGS hidden, secret, underhand, clandestine ...L18 Scot. & N. Eng. dial.
HIDLINGS (adv.) in a hidden way, secretly ...ME Scot. & N. Eng. dial.
HIDLINGS hiding places, secret places ...E16
HIDLINGS secret or clandestine operations ...E19
HIGH-FLYING pompous, pretentious ...Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
HIGH-HAT a snob ...1923 sl., orig. US