1. historic period an era of history having some distinctive feature
  2. historical of or relating to the study of recorded time
  3. rhetoric study of the technique for using language effectively
  4. histrionic overly dramatic or emotional
  5. historian a person who is an authority on the past and who studies it
  6. historicalness significance owing to its history
  7. heterogeneity the quality of being diverse and not comparable in kind
  8. histrionics a performance of a play
  9. West Indian a native or inhabitant of the West Indies
  10. East Indian of or relating to or located in the East Indies
  11. hydrogen iodide a colorless gas that yields hydroiodic acid in aqueous solution
  12. strychnine an alkaloid plant toxin extracted chiefly from nux vomica
  13. hysterical characterized by a state of violent mental agitation
  14. Hystricidae Old World porcupines
  15. historically throughout the past
  16. hysterectomy surgical removal of the uterus
  17. South American Indian a member of a native Indian group in South America
  18. historic belonging to the past
  19. history lesson a lesson in the facts of history
  20. historical document writing having historical value