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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hight  \Hight\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  {Hight},  {Hot},  p.  p.  {Hight}, 
  {Hote}  (?),  {Hoten}  (?).  See  {Hote}.]  [OE.  heiten,  highten, 
  haten,  hoten;  also  hight,  hatte,  hette,  is  called  was 
  called  AS  h[=a]tan  to  call  name  be  called  to  command, 
  promise;  also  h[=a]tte  is  called  was  called  akin  to  G. 
  heissen  to  call  be  called  bid,  Goth.  haitan  to  call  in  the 
  passive,  to  be  called.] 
  1.  To  be  called  or  named  [Archaic  &  Poetic.] 
 
  Note:  In  the  form  hight,  it  is  used  in  a  passive  sense  as  a 
  present,  meaning  is  called  or  named  also  as  a 
  preterite,  was  called  or  named  This  form  has  also  been 
  used  as  a  past  participle.  See  {Hote}. 
 
  The  great  poet  of  Italy,  That  highte  Dante. 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  Bright  was  her  hue,  and  Geraldine  she  hight. 
  --Surrey. 
 
  Entered  then  into  the  church  the  Reverend 
  Teacher.  Father  he  hight,  and  he  was  in  the 
  parish.  --Longfellow. 
 
  Childe  Harold  was  he  hight.  --Byron. 
 
  2.  To  command;  to  direct;  to  impel.  [Obs.] 
 
  But  the  sad  steel  seized  not  where  it  was  hight  Upon 
  the  child,  but  somewhat  short  did  fall.  --Spenser. 
 
  3.  To  commit;  to  intrust.  [Obs.] 
 
  Yet  charge  of  them  was  to  a  porter  hight.  --Spenser. 
 
  4.  To  promise.  [Obs.] 
 
  He  had  hold  his  day  as  he  had  hight.  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hot  \Hot\, 
  imp.  &  p.  p.  of  {Hote}.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hot  \Hot\,  a.  [Compar.  {Hotter};  superl.  {Hottest}.]  [OE.  hot, 
  hat,  AS  h[=a]t;  akin  to  OS  h[=e]t,  D.  heet,  OHG.  heiz,  G. 
  heiss,  Icel.  heitr,  Sw  het,  Dan.  heed,  hed;  cf  Goth. 
  heit[=o]  fever,  hais  torch.  Cf  {Heat}.] 
  1.  Having  much  sensible  heat;  exciting  the  feeling  of  warmth 
  in  a  great  degree;  very  warm;  --  opposed  to  cold,  and 
  exceeding  warm  in  degree;  as  a  hot  stove;  hot  water  or 
  air.  ``A  hotvenison  pasty.''  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Characterized  by  heat,  ardor,  or  animation;  easily 
  excited;  firely;  vehement;  passionate;  violent;  eager. 
 
  Achilles  is  impatient,  hot,  and  revengeful. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  There  was  mouthing  in  hot  haste.  --Byron. 
 
  3.  Lustful;  lewd;  lecherous.  --Shak. 
 
  4.  Acrid;  biting;  pungent;  as  hot  as  mustard. 
 
  {Hot  bed}  (Iron  Manuf.),  an  iron  platform  in  a  rolling  mill, 
  on  which  hot  bars,  rails,  etc.,  are  laid  to  cool. 
 
  {Hot  wall}  (Gardening),  a  wall  provided  with  flues  for  the 
  conducting  of  heat,  to  hasten  the  growth  of  fruit  trees  or 
  the  ripening  of  fruit. 
 
  {Hot  well}  (Condensing  Engines),  a  receptacle  for  the  hot 
  water  drawn  from  the  condenser  by  the  air  pump.  This  water 
  is  returned  to  the  boiler,  being  drawn  from  the  hot  well 
  by  the  feed  pump. 
 
  {In  hot  water}  (Fig.),  in  trouble;  in  difficulties.  [Colloq.] 
 
  Syn:  Burning;  fiery;  fervid;  glowing;  eager;  animated;  brisk; 
  vehement;  precipitate;  violent;  furious;  ardent; 
  fervent;  impetuous;  irascible;  passionate;  hasty; 
  excitable. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hote  \Hote\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [pres.  &  imp.  {Hatte},  {Hot},  etc.;  p. 
  p.  {Hote},  {Hoten},  {Hot},  etc  See  {Hight},  {Hete}.] 
  1.  To  command;  to  enjoin.  [Obs.]  --Piers  Plowman. 
 
  2.  To  promise.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  3.  To  be  called  to  be  named  [Obs.] 
 
  There  as  I  was  wont  to  hote  Arcite,  Now  hight  I 
  Philostrate  not  worth  a  mite.  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hot 
  adj  1:  used  of  physical  heat;  having  a  high  or  higher  than 
  desirable  temperature  or  giving  off  heat  or  feeling  or 
  causing  a  sensation  of  heat  or  burning;  "hot  stove"; 
  "hot  water";  "a  hot  August  day";  "a  hot  stuffy  room"; 
  "she's  hot  and  tired";  "a  hot  forehead"  [ant:  {cold}] 
  2:  characterized  by  violent  and  forceful  activity  or  movement; 
  very  intense;  "the  fighting  became  hot  and  heavy";  "a  hot 
  engagement";  "a  raging  battle";  "the  river  became  a  raging 
  torrent"  [syn:  {raging}] 
  3:  extended  meanings;  especially  of  psychological  heat;  marked 
  by  intensity  or  vehemence  especially  of  passion  or 
  enthusiasm;  "a  hot  temper";  "a  hot  topic";  "a  hot  new 
  book";  "a  hot  love  affair";  "a  hot  argument"  [ant:  {cold}] 
  4:  (color)  bold  and  intense;  "hot  pink" 
  5:  sexually  excited  or  exciting;  "was  hot  for  her";  "hot  pants" 
  6:  (informal)  recently  stolen  or  smuggled;  "hot  merchandise"; 
  "a  hot  car" 
  7:  very  fast  "a  blistering  pace";  "got  off  to  a  hot  start"; 
  "in  hot  pursuit";  "a  red-hot  line  drive"  [syn:  {blistering}, 
  {red-hot}] 
  8:  (music)  emotionally  charged  and  intense  and  marked  by  strong 
  rhythms  and  improvisation;  "hot  jazz"  [ant:  {cool}] 
  9:  wanted  by  the  police;  "a  hot  suspect" 
  10:  (informal)  performed  or  performing  with  unusually  great 
  skill  and  daring  and  energy;  "a  hot  drummer";  "he's  hot 
  tonight" 
  11:  having  a  piquant  burning  taste  of  spices  or  peppers; 
  "gingery  Chinese  food";  "hot  peppers";  "hot  curry";  "corn 
  chips  with  peppery  salsa";  "spicy  tomato  sauce"  [syn:  {gingery}, 
  {peppery},  {spicy}] 
  12:  (informal)  very  popular  or  successful;  "one  of  the  hot  young 
  talents";  "cabbage  patch  dolls  were  hot  last  season" 
  13:  very  unpleasant  or  even  dangerous;  "make  it  hot  for  him"; 
  "in  the  hot  seat";  "in  hot  water" 
  14:  newest  or  most  recent;  "news  hot  off  the  press";  "red-hot 
  information"  [syn:  {red-hot}] 
  15:  having  or  bringing  unusually  good  luck;  "hot  at  craps";  "the 
  dice  are  hot  tonight" 
  16:  very  good;  often  used  in  the  negative;  "he's  hot  at  math  but 
  not  so  hot  at  history" 
  17:  newly  made  "a  hot  scent" 
  18:  capable  of  quick  response  and  great  speed;  "a  hot  sports 
  car" 
  19:  having  or  showing  great  eagerness  or  enthusiasm;  "hot  for 
  travel" 
  20:  of  a  seeker;  near  to  the  object  sought;  "you're  getting 
  warm";  "hot  on  the  trail"  [syn:  {warm}] 
  21:  having  or  dealing  with  dangerously  high  levels  of 
  radioactivity;  "hot  fuel  rods";  "a  hot  laboratory" 
  22:  (electricity)  charged  or  energized  with  electricity;  "a  hot 
  wire";  "a  live  wire"  [syn:  {live}] 
  23:  (informal)  marked  by  excited  activity;  "a  hot  week  on  the 
  stock  market" 




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