Hengist

biographical name Hen·gist \ˈheŋ-gəst, -ˌgist\\ˈhȯr-sə\
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Hengest

play \ˈheŋ-gəst, -ˌgist\ and his brother

Horsa

play \ˈhȯr-sə\

Definition of Hengist

  1. 5th century Jute invaders of Britain


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