Origin of H.J.

From the Latin word hīc jacet
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Examples from the Web for hj

Historical Examples of hj

  • The Hj must not scratch himself, lest vermin be destroyed, or a hair be uprooted.

  • Starting from the former, the Hj runs seven times between the two summits.

  • The Hj can now shave his head, pare his nails and remove the Ihrm.

  • From this point is drawn a light line, HJ, toward the center of the arc.

  • When she heard this she ran out of the house and leapt into the Hj River.

British Dictionary definitions for hj


abbreviation for (on gravestones)
  1. hic jacet

Word Origin for HJ

Latin: here lies
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