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HHHour
HHHousehold
HHHip Hop
HHHelly Hansen
HHHamburg (Germany)
HHHappy Hour
HHHi-Hat (cymbal)
HHHalf Hour
HHHis Holiness
HHHis Highness
HHHome Health Care
HHHappy Holidays
HHHilton Head
HHHaunted House (game)
HHHand-Held
HHHard of Hearing
HHHolding Hands
HHHigh Hopes
HHHands High (measurement of horses)
HHHigh Humidity (water vapor measurement)
HHHulk Hogan
HHHealth Hazard
HHHit Hard (basebasll statistic)
HHHelen Hunt
HHHerbert Hoover
HHHer Highness
HHHalf-Height
HHHold Harmless
HHHex Head (screws)
HHHiatus Hernia (medical)
HHHigh Hurdles (track and field)
HHHonor Harrington (Honor Harrington science fiction novels)
HHHappy Hunting
HHHigh Honors
HHHeil Hitler
HHHerbig-Haro
HHHögskolan I Halmstad (Halmstad University, Sweden)
HHHereditary Hemochromatosis
HHHenry Hudson (explorer)
HHHeavily Hinged (philatelic auction term)
HHHon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd
HHHodgkin-Huxley (mathematics)
HHHelen Hayes
HHHoly Hell (band)
HHCoast Guard Helicopter
HHHypogonadotropic Hypogonadism
HHHead Honcho
HHHi Honey
HHHawthorne Heights (band)
HHHarbor Hills
HHHenderson Hall
HHHardcore Holly (pro-wrestler)
HHHershey's Hugs (chocolate candy)
HHHanseatic City of Hamburg (Hansestadt Hamburg, German City)
HHHealth for Humanity (National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States)
HHHelp Haiti
HHHypothalamic Hamartoma
HHHalf-Half (scheduling scheme)
HHHabbo Hotel (online chat)
HHHostile Hospital (Lemony Snicket)
HHHardcore Hell (pro wrestling)
HHHypothalamic Hypogonadism
HHHoosier Healthwise (Indiana state-sponsored health care program)
HHHoosier Hospitality
HHHatboro Horsham (Senior High School, Horsham, PA)
HHHalf Hard
HHHamilton Heights (High School)
HHHalton Hills
HHHoward Hewett (musician)
HHHorizontal Hostility (workplace behavior)
HHHeads-Heads (possible outcome for flipping a coin twice)
HHHentai Heaven (anime)
HHHer Holiness
HHHorizontal Transmit, Horizontal Receive (polarization)
HHHamerschlag Hall (Carnegie Mellon University)
HHHershey Highway (Route 322, Dauphin County, PA)
HHHello Handsome
HHHollywood Hijinx (Commodore 64 game)
HHHinging Hyperplanes
HHHorizontal, Horizontal Polarization
HHHigginson Hall (WWU)
HHHanger Height (flange)
HHHyperbolic Horn
HHHeat Homing
HHHEED (Health, Education and Economic Development) Handicraft (Bangladesh)
References in classic literature ?
At ten that night he climbed the ladder in the haunted house, pale, weak, and wretched.
As it had no competition, it was called the haunted house. It was getting crazy and ruinous now, from long neglect.
He received a note from the city editor which read as follows: "Go and pass the night alone in the haunted house in Vine street and if anything occurs worth while make two columns." Saylor obeyed his superior; he could not afford to lose his position on the paper.
Saylor waked him and said: "I have been at the haunted house."
Like a haunted house, its walls are ever echoing to unseen feet.
That she went to the ripped-up window in the little room by the street door to connect her palpitating heart, through the glass, with living things beyond and outside the haunted house. That she then saw, on the wall over the gateway, the shadows of the two clever ones in conversation above.
"I'd not have had that sea chest in the house for any money; I'll warrant he'd come racketing after it at nights, and making a haunted house of the inn.
The boys gazed awhile, half expecting to see a blue light flit past a window; then talking in a low tone, as befitted the time and the circumstances, they struck far off to the right, to give the haunted house a wide berth, and took their way homeward through the woods that adorned the rearward side of Cardiff Hill.
A colonial mansion, a hereditary estate, I would say a haunted house, and reach the height of romantic felicity--but that would be asking too much of fate!
"The Haunted House," by the same author, is one of the truest poems ever written,--one of the truest, one of the most unexceptionable, one of the most thoroughly artistic, both in its theme and in its execution.
Another of his sources of fearful pleasure was to pass long winter evenings with the old Dutch wives, as they sat spinning by the fire, with a row of apples roasting and spluttering along the hearth, and listen to their marvellous tales of ghosts and goblins, and haunted fields, and haunted brooks, and haunted bridges, and haunted houses, and particularly of the headless horseman, or Galloping Hessian of the Hollow, as they sometimes called him.
Scrooge then remembered to have heard that ghosts in haunted houses were described as dragging chains.