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  2  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]: 
 
  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. 




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