noun Archaic.

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

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hest (hɛst)
an archaic word for behest
[Old English hǣs; related to hātan to promise, command]

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In order to provide users with the hest possible services, occasional changes in the broadcasting schedules are required.
Make sure handrails are on both sides oft hest airs and runt he full length oft hest airway.
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