Origin: ME, with unhistoric -t < OE hæs, command < base of hatan, to call, akin to Ger heissen < IE base *kēi-, to set in motion > L ciere, Gr kinein
See hest in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , alteration of hes
Origin: , from Old English hǣs; see kei-2 in Indo-European roots.
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