hent

[hent]

Origin of hent

before 1000; Middle English henten, Old English hentan
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British Dictionary definitions for hent

hent

1
verb
  1. (tr) to seize; grasp
noun
  1. anything that has been grasped, esp by the mind

Word Origin for hent

Old English hentan to pursue; related to huntian to hunt

hent

2
verb (tr)
  1. Southwest English dialect to emptyI'll hent the water out in the garden
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