atwite

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English atwiten, from Old English ætwītan (to reproach with, censure, taunt, blame, upbraid), equivalent to at- +‎ wite. More at twit.

Verb[edit]

atwite (third-person singular simple present atwites, present participle atwiting, simple past and past participle atwited)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To blame; reproach; twit.

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