- a contemptible person.
Origin of hilding
1575–85; perhaps to be identified with Middle English heldinge, hilding bending, swerving aside, Old English hylding, equivalent to hyld(an) to bend, incline + -ing -ing1
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Examples from the Web for hilding
As we have seen, he is in Saxo the progenitor of the Hilding Hildeger.
Frithiof was playing at chess with Bjorn when Hilding arrived.
Which showed that he had been all the time occupied with Hilding's errand.
No other outcome of his errand had Hilding: he went back speedily to the kings, and told them Frithiof's answer.The Story Of Frithiof The Bold
Borgar's transformation from stepfather to the father of a Hilding shall be explained below.