hest

noun
\ ˈhest How to pronounce hest (audio) \

Definition of hest

archaic

First Known Use of hest

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hest

Middle English hest, hes, from Old English hǣs; akin to Old English hātan to command — more at hight

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The first known use of hest was before the 12th century

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“Hest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hest. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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