Hote\, v. t. & i. [pres. & imp. Hatte, Hot, etc.; p. p. Hote, Hoten, Hot, etc. See Hight, Hete.]

1. To command; to enjoin. [Obs.] --Piers Plowman.

2. To promise. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

3. To be called; to be named. [Obs.]

There as I was wont to hote Arcite, Now hight I Philostrate, not worth a mite. --Chaucer.
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