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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Hicht, Hycht, v.2 [ME. hight, hiht, hiȝt (14th c.), var. of heht, etc.] = Hecht v.2 (be called). — 1375 Barb. ii. 243.
I can nocht tell quhat thai hycht
a1400 Leg. S. xxvii. 541.
Ane vthire ile … That Mule hycht
Ib. xxviii. 106.
Olibryus he hycht
c1400 Troy-bk. ii. 2108.
In-to one place that Berclame hicht
1535 Stewart 20432.
The tane of thame … Hicht Victoryn

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