Behight

Definition of Behight

Be`hight´
v. t.1.To promise; to vow.
[imp. Behight; p. p. Behight, Behoten.]
Behight by vow unto the chaste Minerve.
- Surrey.
2.To give in trust; to commit; to intrust.
The keys are to thy hand behight.
- Spenser.
3.To adjudge; to assign by authority.
The second was to Triamond behight.
- Spenser.
4.To mean, or intend.
More than heart behighteth.
- Mir. for Mag.
5.To consider or esteem to be; to declare to be.
All the lookers-on him dead behight.
- Spenser.
6.To call; to name; to address.
Whom . . . he knew and thus behight.
- Spenser.
7.To command; to order.
He behight those gates to be unbarred.
- Spenser.
n.1.A vow; a promise.
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