hightest

high-test

[hahy-test]
adjective
(of gasoline) boiling at a relatively low temperature.

Origin:
1955–60

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hight

1 [hahyt]
adjective
Archaic. called or named: Childe Harold was he hight.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English heht, reduplicated preterit of hātan to name, call, promise, command (cognate with German heissen to call, be called, mean); akin to behest

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hight (haɪt)
 
vb
archaic, poetic (tr; used only as a past tense in the passive or as a past participle) to name; call: a maid hight Mary
 
[Old English heht, from hatan to call; related to Old Norse heita, Old Frisian hēta, Old High German heizzan]

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hight
"named, called" (archaic), M.E. highte, from O.E. hatte "I am called" (passive of hatan "to call, name, command") merged with heht "called," active past tense of the same verb. Hatte was the only survival in O.E. of the old Gmc. synthetic passive tense. It is related to O.N. heita, Du. heten, Ger. heißen,
Goth. haitan "to call, be called, command" (see cite).
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high-test  
Relating to highly volatile high-octane gasoline.
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