Hempen definition

hĕmpən
Of, relating to, or resembling hemp.
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(now rare) Of, made of, or like hemp.
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Made of hemp.
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Related to hempen ropes, i.e., to hanging as capital punishment.
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Origin of hempen

  • From Middle English hempen, hempyn, from Old English *hænepen (“made of hemp, hempen”), equivalent to hemp +‎ -en. Cognate with Dutch hennepen (“hempen”), German hänfen (“hempen”). More at hemp.

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