Definition for hetty (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for hetty
Edward served on the board of a bank; Hetty invested in U.S. government bonds and railroads.
She was born Hetty Robinson into a wealthy New Bedford, Mass., clan whose tensions undoubtedly shaped her quirky character.
Hetty Green died in 1916, worth some $100 million (about $2.5 billion today).
That dichotomy is intriguing for people: that confidence that Hetty has in herself and in her beloved agents.
A week passed away during the visit of the charming stranger, and Hetty had never once seen Miss Gaythorne.
Hetty raised her eyes with a thankful glance at Miss Davis, who saw that they were full of tears.
For many days after this Miss Bennett had her secret work, which she carefully hid when she saw Hetty coming.
Hetty alone knew nothing of the change that had befallen her.
Hetty could still distinguish large objects, and her look soon fastened on him.The Deerslayer|James Fenimore Cooper
British Dictionary definitions for hetty (1 of 2)
- the edible leaves and stems of certain plants, eaten as a vegetable
- freshly cut branches of ornamental trees, shrubs, etc, used as a decoration
Derived Formsgreenish, adjectivegreenly, adverbgreenness, noungreeny, adjective
Word Origin for green
British Dictionary definitions for hetty (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with hetty
In addition to the idioms beginning with green
- green about the gills
- green light, the
- green thumb
- green with envy
- grass is always greener