Hoi"den (?), n. [OE. hoydon a lout, rustic, OD. heyden a heathen, gypsy, vagabond, D. heiden, fr. OD. heyde heath, D. heide. See Heathen, Heath.] [Written also hoyden.]

1.

A rude, clownish youth.

[Obs.]

Milton.

2.

A rude, bold girl; a romp.

H. Kingsley.

 

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Hoi"den, a.

Rustic; rude; bold.

Younq.

 

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Hoi"den, v. i.

To romp rudely or indecently.

Swift.

 

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