lendes

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English lendenu (loins, plural) (in compound lenden-, lende-), from Proto-Germanic *landį̄, *landijō (loin), from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (kidney, waist, loin). Cognate with Dutch lendenen (loins, plural), German Lende (haunch, loin), Swedish länd (haunch, loin), Icelandic lend (loin). More at loin.

Noun[edit]

lendes (plural)

  1. loins
    • Chaucer:
      He thakked hire aboute the lendes weel.