Hight

Part of speech: verb

To promise.

Part of speech: noun

Distance above a base; altitude.

Part of speech: noun

An eminence.

Part of speech: noun

The acme; extreme degree.

Part of speech:

Same as HEIGHT, etc.

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Usage examples "hight":

  1. Then he departed from the port and came straight to Marseilles, wherein he sojourned eight days in the hostel of Sir Robin and John, which hight the French house. - "Old French Romances", William Morris.
  2. So Sir Andred rode into Cornwall, and Sir Tristram rode after the two knights, the which one hight Sagramore le Desirous, and the other hight Dodinas le Savage. - "Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table", Thomas Malory.
  3. For a cursed emperor of Persia, that hight Saures, pursued all Christian men to destroy them and to compel them to make sacrifice to his idols, and rode with great host, in all that ever he might, for to confound the Christian men. - "The-Travels-of-Sir-John-Mandeville", Mandeville, John, Sir.