þeowan

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þeuhaną, *þūhaną (to press), from Proto-Indo-European *tūk- (to beat). Cognate with Old High German dūhen (to press, press down), Middle Dutch duwen, douwen (to push, press, force).

Verb[edit]

þēowan

  1. to press, impress, force
  2. to urge, drive
  3. to press or thrust with a weapon, pierce, stab
  4. to threaten
  5. to rebuke, check
  6. to subjugate, overpower, oppress; to crush

Conjugation[edit]

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