westan

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wōstijaną (to lay waste). Akin to Old Saxon wōstian, Old High German wuosten (German wüsten).

Verb[edit]

wēstan

  1. to ravage, spoil
  2. to lay waste, devastate; desolate

Conjugation[edit]

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