Haughty

Haugh"ty

(h"t), a. [Compar. Haughtier (h"t*r); superl. Haughtiest.] [OE. hautein, F. hautain, fr. haut high, OF. also halt, fr. L. altus. See Altitude.]
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1. High; lofty; bold. [Obs. or Archaic]
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To measure the most haughty mountain's height.
Spenser.
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Equal unto this haughty enterprise.
Spenser.
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2. Disdainfully or contemptuously proud; arrogant; overbearing.
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A woman of a haughty and imperious nature.
Clarendon.
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3. Indicating haughtiness; as, a haughty carriage.
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Satan, with vast and haughty strides advanced,
Came towering.
Milton.
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