- to seize.
Origin of hent
before 1000; Middle English henten, Old English hentan
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- (tr) to seize; grasp
- anything that has been grasped, esp by the mind
Old English hentan to pursue; related to huntian to hunt
- Southwest English dialect to emptyI'll hent the water out in the garden