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  1. (archaic, poetic) simple past tense and past participle of blend
    • 1849, Charlotte Brontë, Shirley:
      She would return home comforted, carrying in her mind a clearer vision of his aspect, a distincter recollection of his voice, his smile, his hearing; and, blent with these impressions, was often a sweet persuasion that, if she could get near him, his heart might welcome her presence yet: that at this moment he might be willing to extend his hand and draw her to him, and shelter her at his side as he used to do.
    • 1883, Omar Khayyám, trans. Edward Henry Whinfield, Quatrains of Omar Khayyám, No. 96, page 66:
      The good and evil with man's nature blent, / The weal and woe that heaven's decrees have sent— / Impute them not to motions of the skies— / Skies than thyself ten times more impotent.
    • 1873 August 1, J.A. Symonds "Poliziano's Italian Poetry" Fortnightly Review Vol.20 No.80 p.167:
      His merit as a stylist was this—that he blent the antique and the romantic, pure outline with sensual fulness.
    • 1908, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables
      There was such a nice frosty, Octobery smell in the air, blent with the delightful odor of newly plowed fields.