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Definition of Hight

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Hight Hight, n. A variant of Height.
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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.
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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.
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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.

Meaning of Hight from wikipedia

- Hight is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Ahmo Hight (born 1973), American fitness model, swimsuit model and actress Elena Hight (born...
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