destroyed

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɪˈstɹɔɪd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔɪd
  • Hyphenation: de‧stroyed

Verb[edit]

destroyed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of destroy

Adjective[edit]

destroyed (not comparable)

  1. (Ireland, informal) (particularly of a child) soiled, muddied, especially as a result of a fall or spill.

Middle English[edit]

Verb[edit]

destroyed

  1. past participle of destroyen
    • 1470–1483 (date produced), Thomas Malory, “[Launcelot and Guinevere]”, in Le Morte Darthur (British Library Additional Manuscript 59678), [England: s.n.], folio 449, recto, lines 27–29:
      So thys ſeaſon hit be felle in the moneth : of may a grete angur and vnhappy that ſtynted nat tylle þͤ floure of chyvalry of the worlde was deſtroyed and ſlayne
      So in this season, as in the month of May, it befell a great anger and unhap that stinted not till the flower of chivalry of all the world was destroyed and slain;