umbeschew

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Etymology[edit]

From umbe- +‎ eschew.

Verb[edit]

umbeschew (third-person singular simple present umbeschews, present participle umbeschewing, simple past and past participle umbeschewed)

  1. (transitive, now chiefly dialectal, Scotland) To avoid; shun.
  2. (intransitive, now chiefly dialectal, Scotland) To get away; escape.