hent(redirected from hents)
tr.v. hent·ed, hent·ing, hents Obsolete
To take hold of; seize.
[Middle English henten, from Old English hentan.]
(tr) to seize; grasp
anything that has been grasped, esp by the mind
[Old English hentan to pursue; related to huntian to hunt]
dialect Southwest English to empty: I'll hent the water out in the garden.
v.t. hent, hent•ing. Archaic.
[before 1000; Middle English henten, Old English hentan]
See also related terms for seizing.
Past participle: hented