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[hent] /hɛnt/
verb (used with object), hent, henting. Archaic.
1.
to seize.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English henten, Old English hentan
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British Dictionary definitions for hent

hent1

/hɛnt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to seize; grasp
noun
2.
anything that has been grasped, esp by the mind
Word Origin
Old English hentan to pursue; related to huntian to hunt

hent2

/hɛnt/
verb (transitive)
1.
(Southwest English, dialect) to empty: I'll hent the water out in the garden
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