Heighth meaning

1700, Colley Cibber, Richard III .

'Why then to me this restless World's but Hell,

Till this mishapen trunks aspiring head.

'Be circled in a glorious Diadem --

But then 'tis fixt on such an heighth, O!...

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1809, James Grey Jackson, An Account of the Empire of Marocco (London 1809, p. 169)

The heighth of the celestial happiness is to see God (...).

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1826, James Fenimore Cooper, The Last of the Mohicans.

" […] That! that, is the print of a foot, but 'tis the dark hair's; and small it is, too, for one of such a noble heighth and grand appearance! […] "

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(US, proscribed) Alternative form of height.

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Origin of heighth

From Old English hēahþu, hēhþu, hīehþu, equivalent to high +‎ -th. Cognate with Dutch hoogte.