feend

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English fēond, in turn from Proto-Germanic *fijandz. Cognate to German Feind and Gothic 𐍆𐌹𐌾𐌰𐌽𐌳𐍃 (fijands).

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Noun[edit]

feend (plural feendes)

  1. A enemy, foe or fiend.
  2. Satan, the Devil.
  3. A demon, devil, or evil spirit, especially one that possesses people.
  4. A monster.

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: fiend, fend

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