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Hate, Hait, v.2 Also: haite, hayt. P.p. hatine, -yne. [Northern ME. hait, hate, OE. inf. hátan, p.p. háten. Cf. Hat v.] a. Is or was named or called. b. p.p. Named, called.Frequently used by Douglas, often with the relative pronoun omitted.a (a) c1400 Troy-bk. ii. 1553.
A kyng was than That … to hys name hate Tytydes
a1500 Seven S. 1326.
He to name hate Gedeon
1513 Doug. i. ii. 58 (R).
Wyndis thre, … Quhilk eist, south, and west wyndis hate with us
Ib. vi. v. 58.
The hellis puyll hait Styx
(b) c1515 Asl. MS. I. 169/12.
In that cuntre ar ij mervalus ylis. The tane hait Babilonia
1513 Doug. iii. ix. 48.
Achemenydes onto name I hait
Ib. v. v. 73.
To hym a servand woman, hayt Pholoa, Was geyf
Ib. vi. i. 43.
That namekouth hous, quhilk Laborynthus hait
b. a1400 Leg. S. v. 65.
He saw a cors to bere mad bone, … That hatine wes deme Drusiane
c1420 Wynt. viii. 5956.
Throwch covyne off ane, that to name Hwde wes hatyne

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