Definition of hest in English:

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hest

Pronunciation: /hest/

noun

Archaic form of behest.

Origin

Old English hǣs, of Germanic origin; related to hight. The spelling change in Middle English was by association with abstract nouns ending in -t.

Words that rhyme with hest

abreast, arrest, attest, beau geste, behest, bequest, best, blessed, blest, breast, Brest, Bucharest, Budapest, celeste, chest, contest, crest, digest, divest, guest, infest, ingest, jest, lest, Midwest, molest, nest, northwest, pest, prestressed, protest, quest, rest, self-addressed, self-confessed, self-possessed, southwest, suggest, test, Trieste, unaddressed, unexpressed, unimpressed, unpressed, unstressed, vest, west, wrest, zest

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Syllabification: hest

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