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Hengist

or Hen·gest

[ heng-gist, hen-jist ]
/ ˈhɛŋ gɪst, ˈhɛn dʒɪst /
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noun
died a.d. 488?, chief of the Jutes: with his brother Horsa led the Teutonic invasion of southern Britain c440.
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Hengist
/ (ˈhɛŋɡɪst) /

noun
died ?488 ad, a leader, with his brother Horsa, of the first Jutish settlers in Britain; he is thought to have conquered Kent (?455)
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