atwind

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English ætwinden, ætwenden, from Old English ætwindan (to escape, wind off, turn away, flee), equivalent to at- +‎ wind.

Verb[edit]

atwind (third-person singular simple present atwinds, present participle atwinding, simple past and past participle atwound)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To escape.

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