haste (n.) Look up haste at Dictionary.com
early 13c., from Old French haste "haste, urgency, hastiness" (12c., Modern French hâte), from Frankish *haifst "violence," from Proto-Germanic *haifstiz (cognates: Gothic haifsts "strife," Old English hæste "violent, vehement, impetuous"). To make haste is recorded by 1530s.
haste (v.) Look up haste at Dictionary.com
late 13c., from Old French haster (Modern French hâter), from haste (see haste). Now largely superseded by hasten (1560s).