Origin of hight1
Definition for hight (2 of 3)
Definition for hight (3 of 3)
- a high place above a level; a hill or mountain: They stood on the heights overlooking the valley.
- the highest part; top; apex; summit: In his dreams he reached the heights.
Examples from the Web for hight
Nervous as a horse when wolves are near, I scent danger, and pack my box ready for Hight without being able to decide on it.The Inferno|August Strindberg
The elder of the two was Killbuck, of mountain fame; the other was hight La Bont.In the Old West|George Frederick Ruxton
And as to the name of our said city, it hight the City of the Stark-wall, or more shortly, Stark-wall.The Wood Beyond the World|William Morris
SIR, said she, there was a king that hight Pelles, the maimed king.Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume II (of II)|Thomas Malory
Arriving at the hight, he stood still by the side of the Seven Oaks, which had once been the glory of his country home.Sevenoaks|J. G. Holland