adjectivearchaic, literary predicative
Named; called.‘a little pest, hight Tommy Moore’
- ‘I am hight Tudor as Beta hath told thee and I abide in mine estate many a league distant from here.’
Middle English past participle of hight ‘to name or command’, from Old English heht, past tense of hātan ‘to command, call, or name’, of Germanic origin.
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