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From Old English hēahþu, hēhþu, hīehþu, equivalent to high +‎ -th. Cognate with Dutch hoogte (height).


highth (plural highths)

  1. Obsolete form of height.
    • 1840, Julius Charles Hare, The Victory of Faith, and Other Sermons[1], Digitized edition, published 2006, page 178:
      Neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor highth, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall he able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.