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Hote

Hote \Hote\, v. t. & i. [pres. & imp. Hatte, Hot, etc.; p. p. Hote, Hoten, Hot, etc. See Hight, Hete.]

  1. To command; to enjoin. [Obs.]
    --Piers Plowman.

  2. To promise. [Obs.]
    --Chaucer.

  3. To be called; to be named. [Obs.]

    There as I was wont to hote Arcite, Now hight I Philostrate, not worth a mite.
    --Chaucer.

Hote

Hote \Hote\, v. t. & i. [pres. & imp. Hatte, Hot, etc.; p. p. Hote, Hoten, Hot, etc. See Hight, Hete.]

  1. To command; to enjoin. [Obs.]
    --Piers Plowman.

  2. To promise. [Obs.]
    --Chaucer.

  3. To be called; to be named. [Obs.]

    There as I was wont to hote Arcite, Now hight I Philostrate, not worth a mite.
    --Chaucer.

Hote

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.

Wiktionary
hote

vb. 1 (context obsolete English) To command; to enjoin. 2 (context obsolete English) To promise. 3 (context obsolete English) To be called, be named.

Wikipedia
Hote

Hote may refer to:

  • Hote language
  • Hote, Indonesia, a village on Seram Island

Usage examples of "hote".

Celui-ci et ses compagnons, qui auraient du traiter avec un grand respect un tel hote, commencerent au contraire a tenir audacieusement, avec le juge du lieu, des propos inconvenants et deshonnetes.

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