(High"-priest`ship), n. High- priesthood.
(High"-prin`ci*pled) a. Possessed of noble or honorable principles.
1. Highly rectified; very strongly alcoholic; as, high-proof spirits.
2. So as to stand any test. "We are high-proof melancholy." Shak.
1. Elevated; raised aloft; upreared.
2. Elated with great ideas or hopes. Milton.
(High"-reach`ing) a. Reaching high or upward; hence, ambitious; aspiring. Shak.
(High"-red`) a. Of a strong red color.
(High"road`) n. A highway; a much traveled or main road.
(High"-sea`soned) a. Enriched with spice and condiments; hence, exciting; piquant.
(High"-sight`ed) a. Looking upward; supercilious. Shak.
(High"-souled`) a. Having a high or noble spirit; honorable. E. Everett.
(High"-sound`ing) a. Pompous; noisy; ostentatious; as, high-sounding words or titles.
(High"-spir`it*ed) a. Full of spirit or natural fire; haughty; courageous; impetuous; not brooking
restraint or opposition.
(High"-step`per) n. A horse that moves with a high step or proud gait; hence, a person
having a proud bearing. [Colloq.]
(High"-stom`ached) a. Having a lofty spirit; haughty. [Obs.] Shak.
(High"-strung`) a. Strung to a high pitch; spirited; sensitive; as, a high-strung horse.
(High"-swell`ing) a. Inflated; boastful.
(Hight) n. A variant of Height.
(Hight) v. t. & i. [imp. Hight, Hot p. p. Hight, Hote Hoten See Hote.] [OE. heiten, highten,
haten, hoten; also hight, hatte, hette, is called, was called, AS. hatan to call, name, be called, to command,
promise; also hatte is called, was called; akin to G. heissen to call, be called, bid, Goth. haitan to call,
in the passive, to be called.]
1. To be called or named. [Archaic & Poetic.]