behight

transitive verb be·hight

Definition of behight

past tense or past participle

behight

or

behighted

also

behote

present third singular

behighteth

  1. 1 obsolete :  promise

  2. 2 obsolete :  command

  3. 3 obsolete :  call name

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Origin and Etymology of behight

Middle English behighten, beheten, alteration (influenced by behight, behet, past of behoten) of behoten, from Old English behātan


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