forsench

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English forsenchen, from Old English forsencan (to reject, literally cause to sink), equivalent to for- (up, fully, completely) +‎ sench (to cause to sink). Cognate with Old High German farsenkan.

Verb[edit]

forsench (third-person singular simple present forsenches, present participle forsenching, simple past and past participle forsenched)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To submerge; cause to sink; drown.