hest

[ hest ]
/ hɛst /

noun Archaic.

Origin of hest

before 1150; Middle English hest(e), Old English hǣs; akin to hātan to bid
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hest

/ (hɛst) /

noun

an archaic word for behest

Word Origin for hest

Old English hǣs; related to hātan to promise, command
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