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hent


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hent  \Hent\  (h[e^]nt),  v.  t.  [imp.  {Hente};  p.  p.  {Hent}.]  [OE. 
  hente,  henten,  fr  AS  hentan,  gehentan  to  pursue,  take 
  seize;  cf  Icel.  henda,  Goth.  hinpan  (in  compos.),  and  E. 
  hunt.] 
  To  seize;  to  lay  hold  on  to  catch;  to  get  [Obs.]  --Piers 
  Plowman.  --Spenser. 
 
  This  cursed  Jew  him  hente  and  held  him  fast  --Chaucer. 
 
  But  all  that  he  might  of  his  friendes  hente  On  bookes 
  and  on  learning  he  it  spente.  --Chaucer.