dwine

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Etymology[edit]

Old English dwīnan, from Proto-Germanic *dwīnaną.

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dwine (third-person singular simple present dwines, present participle dwining, simple past and past participle dwined)

  1. (archaic except in Scotland and dialects) To wither, decline, pine away.

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Scots[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old English dwīnan, from Proto-Germanic *dwīnaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tae dwine (third-person singular simple present dwines, present participle dwinin, simple past dwinet, past participle dwinet)

  1. to waste away, wither, decline