1. historic period an era of history having some distinctive feature
  2. historical record writing having historical value
  3. historical present the use of the present tense to describe past actions or states
  4. historiography the writing of history
  5. rhetoric study of the technique for using language effectively
  6. Hystricomorpha an order of rodents including: porcupines
  7. gestation period the period during which an embryo develops
  8. historical of or relating to the study of recorded time
  9. historied having an illustrious past
  10. storekeeper a merchant who owns or manages a shop
  11. historical paper writing having historical value
  12. historically throughout the past
  13. Triassic period from 230 million to 190 million years ago
  14. historic belonging to the past
  15. Silurian period from 425 million to 405 million years ago
  16. historicalness significance owing to its history
  17. trial period a period of time during which someone or something is tested
  18. hysteron proteron reversal of normal order of two words or sentences etc.
  19. test period a period of time during which someone or something is tested
  20. rest period a pause for relaxation