5 letter word starting with hel

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helix noun A nonplane curve whose tangents are all equally inclined to a given plane. The common helix is the curve formed by the thread of the ordinary screw. It is distinguished from the spiral, all the convolutions of which are in the plane., A caulicule or little volute under the abacus of the Corinthian capital., The incurved margin or rim of the external ear. See Illust. of Ear., A genus of land snails, including a large number of species.
hello interj. & noun See Halloo.
helly adjective Hellish.
helot noun A slave in ancient Sparta; a Spartan serf; hence, a slave or serf.
helve noun The handle of an ax, hatchet, or adze., The lever at the end of which is the hammer head, in a forge hammer., A forge hammer which is lifted by a cam acting on the helve between the fulcrum and the head., To furnish with a helve, as an ax.