Dictionary.com

heer

[ heer ]
/ hɪər /
Save This Word!

noun

an old unit of measure for linen and woolen yarn, equivalent to about 600 yards (550 meters).

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!

In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of heer

1400–50; late Middle English (Scots ) her(e), apparently to be identified with hair(e) hair
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Learning At Home Just Got Easier!