c.1400, haute, "high in one's own estimation, haughty," from Old French haut (11c.) "main, principal; proud, noble, dignified; eminent; loud; grand," literally "high," from Latin altus "high" (see old); with initial h- by influence of Frankish hoh "high." Spelling altered 16c. by influence of caught, naught, etc.
Examples from the Web for haught
Historical Examples of haught
In this place it ought to be understood as "was haught among the men."A Select Collection of Old English Plays
He was the only dog Haught ever had that would herd the pigs.
He had no fear of a bear, for which reason Haught did not like to run him.
"Hello Haught," was my greeting, as I dismounted and pulled out my watch.
I expected of course that Haught would dismount, and take me to hunt on foot.