American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Archaic Named or called.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See height.
- To command; order; bid.
- To promise; assure.
- [In this sense Chaucer has only the preterit and past participle, never the present.]
- To call; name.
- To mention.
- (orig. passive.) To be called; be named; have as a name.
- v. archaic, transitive To call, name.
- v. archaic, intransitive To be called or named.
- adj. archaic Called, named.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A variant of height.
- v. Archaic & Poetic. To be called or named.
- v. obsolete To command; to direct; to impel.
- v. obsolete To commit; to intrust.
- v. obsolete To promise.
- From Middle English hight (alternative past participle of hoten, "to be named, be called"), from Old English hēht (preterite of hātan, "to be named, be called"), from *hehait-, reduplicate preterite base of Proto-Germanic *haitanan (“to call, command, summon”), from Proto-Indo-European *key(w)-, *kyew- (“to set in motion”). Cognate with Low German heten, German heißen, Danish hedde, Dutch heten, and Swedish heta, Latin cieō ("I call, I set in motion"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, past participle of highten, hihten, to call, be called, from hehte, hight, past tense of hoten, from Old English hātan; see kei-2 in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“I don't think hight is as important as breaking up your silhouett.”
“The oil producing countries were looking for an opportunity to bleed the rest of the world to death and they got it when your president decided to raise and maintain hight tensions in middle east and use your money in fighting a war that is slowly putting your country in bigger debt.”
“Police, Husám al-Din hight, the sharp Scymitar of the Faith.”
“Then he wiped away his tears and, turning to his son, said to him, Before I proceed, O my son, to my last charges and injunctions, know that I have a brother, and thou hast an uncle, Shams al-Din hight, the”
“Ah, said the knight, that is the best knight I trow in the world, and the most man of prowess, and he hath been served so as he was even more than ten times, and his name hight Sir Pelleas, and he loveth a great lady in this country and her name is Ettard.”
“Erswi @ 14: 13 - that is EXACTLY what i said when i saw the show … ’WHAT!? where were those bitches when i was in hight school!?’”
“Hart of Highcliff wielding a good sword hight Chip-driver, wherewith he had slain and hurt a many, fighting wisely with sword and shield, and driving the point home through the joints of the armour.”
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