hent

hent

[hent]
verb (used with object), hent, henting. Archaic.
to seize.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English henten, Old English hentan

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hent1 (hɛnt)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to seize; grasp
 
n
2.  anything that has been grasped, esp by the mind
 
[Old English hentan to pursue; related to huntian to hunt]

hent2 (hɛnt)
 
vb
dialect (Southwest English) to empty: I'll hent the water out in the garden

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