Definitions For Hain

Pronoun

(interrogative) where

Synonyms

sain

Noun

HAIN (plural HAINs) (obsolete, or, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) An enclosure; a park

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Verb

{{en-verb}} (transitive, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To hedge or fence in; inclose; protect by hedging (transitive, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To save; spare; refrain from using or spending (intransitive, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To be thrifty; be economical

Alternative forms

{{alter, en, hane}}

Etymology

from earlier hayne, from middle english *haynen, *heynen, from {{der + en + non + hegna + + to protect; defend}}, from {{der + en + gem-pro + *hagnōną + + to hedge}}, equivalent to hedge + en + is + hegna + + to fence; confine; punish}}, {{cog + sv + hägna + + to fence off; enclose; protect}}, {{cog + da + hegne + + to enclose; fence in}}. related to {{l + en + hedge}}. The noun is from Middle English heyn.

Is Hain a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends NO
Scrabble US NO
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary NO

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
7
Words with Friends
7

The word Hain is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

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