dumben

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dumb +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

dumben (third-person singular simple present dumbens, present participle dumbening, simple past and past participle dumbened)

  1. (transitive) To make dumb.
    • 2004, Welsh Arts Council, Poetry Wales:
      Please hush-now this heart to dumben this breath. Please muffle the whimpers, the drippings of sweat.