fretan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fraetaną, corresponding to for- +‎ etan. Cognate with Old Saxon fretan (Middle Low German vreten), Old High German frezzan (German fressen), Gothic 𐍆𐍂𐌰𐌹𐍄𐌰𐌽 (fraitan).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fretan

  1. to devour, consume

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fraetaną.

Verb[edit]

fretan

  1. to devour, eat greatly

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