Hent
Hent Hent (h[e^]nt), v. t. [imp. {Hente}; p. p. {Hent}.] [OE. hente, henten, fr. AS. hentan, gehentan, to pursue, take, seize; cf. Icel. henda, Goth. hinpan (in compos.), and E. hunt.] To seize; to lay hold on; to catch; to get. [Obs.] --Piers Plowman. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

This cursed Jew him hente and held him fast. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

But all that he might of his friendes hente On bookes and on learning he it spente. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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  • hent — /hent/, v.t., hent, henting. Archaic. to seize. [bef. 1000; ME henten, OE hentan] * * * …   Universalium

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