from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Obsolete To take hold of; seize.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To take hold of, to grasp.
- v. To take away, carry off.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To seize; to lay hold on; to catch; to get.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To seize; snatch; catch; grasp; take.
- To take; receive.
- To throw.
- To plow up the bottom of (a furrow).
- n. Grasp.
- n. Opportunity or occasion seized.
- n. Preterit and past participle of hend.
Middle English henten, from Old English hentan.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Old English hentan, of uncertain origin. (Wiktionary)