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Meaning of HEST

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hest\, n. [AS. h?s, fr. h?tan to call, bid. See {Hight},
and cf. {Behest}.]
Command; precept; injunction. [Archaic] See {Behest}. ``At
thy hest.'' --Shak.

      Let him that yields obey the victor's hest. --Fairfax.

      Yet I thy hest will all perform, at full. --Tennyson.

 

 

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