smeagan

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old English, from smēah (penetrating, acute, subtle, effective). Akin to Old English smūgan (to creep, progress gradually or deliberately), Old Norse smjúga (to creep) (>Danish smyge), Old English smygel (a burrow, place to creep into)

Verb[edit]

smēagan

  1. consider, think about
  2. meditate
  3. examine, scrutinize

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