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hent sb.: in Ham. III. iii. 88* “Up, sword, and know thou a more horrid hent” it is doubtful whether we have the sense of ‘clutch, grasp’ or of ‘intention, design’, or whether “hent” is for HINT in its S. sense.
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    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 3.3
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