beswinge

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English *beswingen, from Old English beswingan (to flog, scourge, beat, strike), equivalent to be- +‎ swinge (to scourge).

Verb[edit]

beswinge (third-person singular simple present beswinges, present participle beswingeing, simple past and past participle beswinged)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To scourge; beat.

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