umbego

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English umbegon, from Old English ymbgān (to go around, go about, surround), from Proto-Germanic *umbi (around), *gāną (to go), equivalent to umbe- +‎ go.

Verb[edit]

umbego (third-person singular simple present umbegoes, present participle umbegoing, simple past umbewent, past participle umbegone)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete) To go around.
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To go about; encompass; encircle; surround.