mithe

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English mithen, from Old English mīþan (to hide, conceal; keep to oneself, dissemble; conceal oneself, remain concealed; avoid, shun, refrain from), from Proto-Germanic *mīþaną (to avoid), from Proto-Indo-European *meit- (to change, switch). Cognate with Dutch mijden (to avoid, evade), German meiden (to avoid, shun, forbear).

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mithe (third-person singular simple present mithes, present participle mithing, simple past and past participle mithed)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To avoid; shun; evade.
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To escape the notice of.
  3. (transitive, obsolete) To conceal; dissemble (feelings, etc.).
  4. (intransitive, obsolete) To remain concealed; escape notice; hide one's thoughts or feelings.

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