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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