dampne

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dampne (third-person singular simple present dampnes, present participle dampning, simple past and past participle dampned)

  1. Obsolete form of damn.
    • 1547, Anne Askew, The lattre examinacyon of Anne Askewe in 1996, Elaine V. Beilin, The Examinations of Anne Askew, Oxford University Press, page 86:
      But lete them be ware least they dampne not their owne wretched sowles.
    • a. 1542, Sir Thomas Wyatt, Certayne Psalmes in 1810, Samuel Johnson, The Works of the English Poets: from Chaucer to Cowper, volume 2, page 395:
      But when he wayeth the fault, and recompence, / He dampneth this hys dede and fyndeth playne / Atwene them two no whytt equiualence: []
    • a. 1556, Thomas Cranmer, Certayne Psalmes in 1836, Richard Challoner, Modern British Martyrology, Keating, Brown & Co., page 58:
      For hereby shall be a great occasion to satisfie the Princess Dowager and the Lady Mary, which doe thinke that they sholde dampne thair sowles if thay sholde abandon and relinquish thair astats.

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dampne

  1. Alternative form of dampnen
    • a. 1400, Geoffrey Chaucer, "Fortune"
      Thy lore I dampne, it is adversity
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