Tote vs Hote - What's the difference?

tote | hote |

As a noun tote

is or tote can be cadaver; corpse (female dead person).

As a verb hote is

(obsolete) to command; to enjoin.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



(wikipedia tote)

Etymology 1


(en noun)
  • A bag, specifically a tote bag.
  • A heavy burden.
  • Verb

  • To carry or bear.
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    Etymology 2

    Shortening of (total), with e to distinguish from (tot) in writing

    Alternative forms

    * tot


  • To add up; to calculate a total.
  • Etymology 3

    Shortening of (totalizator)


    (en noun)
  • (British) A pari-mutuel machine; a totalizator
  • *1892 , Banjo Paterson,
  • *:He was a humorist of note and keen at repartee,
  • *:He laid the odds and kept a "tote ", whatever that may be,
  • hote



  • (obsolete) To command; to enjoin.
  • (obsolete) To promise.
  • (obsolete) To be called, be named.