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Definite Article, Pronoun


Hispron. [AS. his of him, his, gen. masc. & neut. of h, neut. hit. See He.].
  •  Belonging or pertaining to him; -- used as a pronominal adjective or adjective pronoun; as, tell John his papers are ready; formerly used also for its, but this use is now obsolete.  [1913 Webster]
    " Also formerly used in connection with a noun simply as a sign of the possessive. “The king his son.” Shak. “By young Telemachus his blooming years.” Pope. This his is probably a corruption of the old possessive ending -is or -es, which, being written as a separate word, was at length confounded with the pronoun his."  [1913 Webster]
    "No comfortable star did lend his light."  [1913 Webster]
    "Who can impress the forest, bid the tree
    Unfix his earth-bound root?
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  The possessive of he; as, the book is his.  Ps. xcv. 5.  [1913 Webster]


His, poss.pron.
1 (attrib.) of or belonging to him or himself (his house; his own business).
2 (His) (attrib.) (in titles) that he is (His Majesty).
3 the one or ones belonging to or associated with him (it is his; his are over there).

his and hers joc. (of matching items) for husband and wife, or men and women. of his of or belonging to him (a friend of his).
OE, genit. of HE, IT(1)




N man, male, he, him, manhood, gentleman, sir, master, sahib, yeoman, wight, swain, fellow, blade, beau, elf, chap, gaffer, good man, husband, Mr, mister, boy, cock, drake, gander, dog, boar, stag, hart, buck, horse, entire horse, stallion, gibcat, tomcat, he goat, Billy goat, ram, tup, bull, bullock, capon, ox, gelding, steer, stot, androgen, homosexual, gay, queen, male, he-, masculine, manly, virile, unwomanly, unfeminine, Pron, he, him, his, hominem pagina nostra sapit, homo homini aut deus aut lupus, homo vitae commodatus non donatus est.

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