/herrz/ , pron.
1. a form of the possessive case of she used as a predicate adjective: The red umbrella is hers. Are you a friend of hers?
2. that or those belonging to her: Hers is the biggest garden on the block. Hers are the yellow ones.
[ 1300-50; ME hirs, equiv. to hire HER + -s 'S 1 ]