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  3  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. 
  Bright  was  her  hue,  and  Geraldine  she  hight. 
  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. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Hoten  \Hot"en\, 
  p.  p.  of  {Hote}.