or his'n

[ hiz-uhn ]


Origin of hisn

1350–1400; Middle English hysene;cf. hern2

Words Nearby hisn

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How to use hisn in a sentence

  • In vulgar parlance this book is not your own or our own, but "yourn" or "ourn," or it may be "hisn" or "hern."

    Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
  • When I shifted my position, he turned the other way quick, and coughed–that pore little gone-in cough of hisn.

    Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher | Eleanor Gates
  • Bergin dug a big hole behind that ole vacant shack of hisn, and buried about a ton of tin cans.

    Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher | Eleanor Gates
  • Call in young Parson Hooper and make him force them adherents of hisn to give it up.

    Scattergood Baines | Clarence Budington Kelland
  • And "how Lem Wheeler, while out hunting that roan steer o' hisn, had heard a moanin' an' a wailin' under the bluff."

    The Shepherd of the Hills | Harold Bell Wright