befæstan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From be- (around) +‎ fæstan (to secure, fasten).

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Verb[edit]

befæstan

  1. (transitive) To fasten; fix; ground; establish; make safe; put in safe keeping.
  2. (transitive) To apply; utilize; commend; entrust to.

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