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Hest (?), n. [AS. hs, fr. htan to call, bid. See Hight, and cf. Behest.]

Command; precept; injunction. [Archaic] See Behest.

"At thy hest."


Let him that yields obey the victor's hest. Fairfax.

Yet I thy hest will all perform, at full. Tennyson.


© Webster 1913.

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