defte

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Noun[edit]

defte

  1. plural of deftere

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English dæfte, from Proto-West Germanic *daftī (fitting, suitable).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdaft(ə)/, /ˈdɛft(ə)/

Adjective[edit]

defte

  1. Mild, polite, respectful, modest.
  2. (rare) Unexciting, boring, rude.

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: daft, deft
  • Scots: daft, dauft

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