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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, alteration of Middle English hes, from Old English hǣs (command). Akin to Old English hātan "to command". More at hight.

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hest (plural hests)

  1. (obsolete) Command, injunction.
    • c. 1610-11, William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act III scene i[1]:
      FERDINAND: [] What is your name?
      MIRANDA: Miranda — O my father! / I have broke your hest to say so.

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hest

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hestr (stallion), from Proto-Germanic *hangistaz. Cognate to hingst (stallion).

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hest c (singular definite hesten, plural indefinite heste)

  1. horse

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hest

  1. indefinite accusative singular of hestur

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Politi på hest i København, Danmark

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Etymology 1Edit

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hest

  1. neuter singular of hes

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse hestr, from Proto-Germanic *hangistaz.

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hest m (definite singular hesten, indefinite plural hester, definite plural hestene)

  1. a horse
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hestr, from Proto-Germanic *hangistaz.

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hest m (definite singular hesten, indefinite plural hestar, definite plural hestane)

  1. a horse

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hest

  1. eight