bewreck

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ wreck. Compare Old English bewrecan (to drive or bring to). More at be-, wreck.

Verb[edit]

bewreck (third-person singular simple present bewrecks, present participle bewrecking, simple past and past participle bewrecked or bewreckt)

  1. (transitive, dialectal) To wreck completely; ruin; destroy.
    • The Mirror for Magistrates
      Yet was I, or I parted thence, bewreckt.