beþian

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Etymology[edit]

A variant form of baþian (to bathe), from Proto-Germanic *baþōną (to bathe, wash), from Proto-Indo-European *bhe- (to warm). More at bath.

Verb[edit]

beþian

  1. To heat, warm, foment.
  2. To cherish.

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