Definition of Heighth
1. Noun. (obsolete spelling of height) ¹
2. Noun. (US proscribed) (alternative form of height) ¹
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Definition of Heighth
1. height [n -S] - See also: height
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Literary usage of Heighth
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1. The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York by Daniel Defoe (1790)
"... the czar: that the heighth of human wif- dom was to bring our tempers down to our ... heighth ..."
2. English Usage: Studies in the History and Uses of English Words and Phrases by John Lesslie Hall (1917)
"The word should be marked "rare in the literature"; but "obsolete or provincial" is too drastic. heighth is the original form; height, a corruption though ..."
3. Pennsylvania Archives by Samuel Hazard, John Blair Linn, William Henry Egle, Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, George Edward Reed, Pennsylvania State Library, Thomas Lynch Montgomery, Gertrude MacKinney, Charles Francis Hoban (1877)
"PS The pressing of men here for their ships is growne to such a heighth, that beyond all order and custome ..."
4. A Manual of the Laws of North-Carolina, Arranged Under Distinct Heads in ...by North Carolina, John Haywood by North Carolina, John Haywood (1819)
"... and each cord shall contain eight feet ia length, fo« feel in heighth, and four feet in breadth, an4 shall be corded' by the carter or seller, ..."
5. Our Famous Women: An Authorized Record of the Lives and Deeds of (1885)
"Susan B. Anthony's Parentage —Her Girlhood —A Rebellious Quaker — Incident in Her Early Life— The heighth of Her Ambition — A " High-Seat" Quaker— Incident ..."
6. Proceedings of the Natural Gas Association of America by Natural Gas Association of America, Meeting (1920)
"TO RAISE RANGE BURNERS TO ANY DESIRED heighth. TJ THATCHER, NEW BUSINESS DEI'T. ... The box can be made any heighth desired. We find that raising the burner ..."