blencan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *blankijaną (to deceive). Akin to Old Norse blekkja (to deceive", "impose upon) [1].

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Verb[edit]

blenċan

  1. To deceive.
  2. To cheat.
    He wrenceþ and blenceþ.
    He deceives and cheats.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ blench in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913