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Definition of HOT

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Hot \Hot\,
     imp. & p. p. of {Hote}. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Hot \Hot\, a. [Compar. {Hotter}; superl. {Hottest}.] [OE. hot, hat, AS. h[=a]t; akin to OS. h[=e]t, D. heet, OHG. heiz, G. heiss, Icel. heitr, Sw. het, Dan. heed, hed; cf. Goth. heit[=o] fever, hais torch. Cf. {Heat}.]
     1. Having much sensible heat; exciting the feeling of warmth in a great degree; very warm; -- opposed to cold, and exceeding warm in degree; as, a hot stove; hot water or air. "A hotvenison pasty." --Shak. [1913 Webster]

     2. Characterized by heat, ardor, or animation; easily excited; firely; vehement; passionate; violent; eager. [1913 Webster]

              Achilles is impatient, hot, and revengeful.
                                                    --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

              There was mouthing in hot haste.      --Byron. [1913 Webster]

     3. Lustful; lewd; lecherous. --Shak.
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     4. Acrid; biting; pungent; as, hot as mustard. [1913 Webster]

     {Hot bed} (Iron Manuf.), an iron platform in a rolling mill, on which hot bars, rails, etc., are laid to cool.

     {Hot wall} (Gardening), a wall provided with flues for the conducting of heat, to hasten the growth of fruit trees or the ripening of fruit.

     {Hot well} (Condensing Engines), a receptacle for the hot water drawn from the condenser by the air pump. This water is returned to the boiler, being drawn from the hot well by the feed pump.

     {In hot water} (Fig.), in trouble; in difficulties. [Colloq.]

     Syn: Burning; fiery; fervid; glowing; eager; animated; brisk; vehement; precipitate; violent; furious; ardent; fervent; impetuous; irascible; passionate; hasty; excitable. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Hote \Hote\, v. t. & i. [pres. & imp. {Hatte}, {Hot}, etc.; p. p. {Hote}, {Hoten}, {Hot}, etc. See {Hight}, {Hete}.]
     1. To command; to enjoin. [Obs.] --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster]

     2. To promise. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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     3. To be called; to be named. [Obs.]
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              There as I was wont to hote Arcite,
              Now hight I Philostrate, not worth a mite.
                                                    --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Hight \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. h[=a]tan to call, name, be called, to command, promise; also h[=a]tte 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.] [1913 Webster]

     Note: In the form hight, it is used in a passive sense as a present, meaning is called or named, also as a preterite, was called or named. This form has also been used as a past participle. See {Hote}. [1913 Webster]

                 The great poet of Italy,
                 That highte Dante.                 --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

                 Bright was her hue, and Geraldine she hight.
                                                    --Surrey. [1913 Webster]

                 Entered then into the church the Reverend Teacher. Father he hight, and he was, in the parish.
                                                    --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

                 Childe Harold was he hight.        --Byron. [1913 Webster]

     2. To command; to direct; to impel. [Obs.]
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              But the sad steel seized not where it was hight Upon the child, but somewhat short did fall.
                                                    --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

     3. To commit; to intrust. [Obs.]
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              Yet charge of them was to a porter hight. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

     4. To promise. [Obs.]
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              He had hold his day, as he had hight. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

378 Moby Thesaurus words for "hot":
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