Definitions for "Haut"
Keywords:  haughty
Haughty.
The Haut are the ruling and highest class aristocracy of the Cetagandan Empire in Lois Mc Master Bujold's sci-fi series, the Vorkosigan Saga.
Meaning "high", this word is frequently seen on French wine labels, as in Haut-Poitou or Haut-M├ędoc, and refers not to a qualitative difference, but to a relative geographic location, either further north or above in altitude. French Wine Glossary- Dallas Bartenders; Beverage Catering
A French word meaning "high." It applies to quality as well as altitude.
Keywords:  bas, medieval, loud, outdoor, distinct
Medieval category of loud instruments, used mainly for outdoor occasions, as distinct from bas, or soft, instruments.
(oh) literally, high; not necessarily an indication of higher quality