ofteon

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From of- +‎ tēon.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

oftēon

  1. to take away, withdraw
  2. to withhold, deprive
Quotations[edit]
  • Oft Scyld Scēfing sceaþena þrēatum, manegum mǣgþum medu-setla oftēah. (Beowulf ll. 4-5, edited and translated by Mountebank1)
    Oft Shild Sheving took mead-settles away from fends' hosts, from many tribes.
    Shild Sheving often bested his many various enemies in battle.
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Descendants[edit]
  • Middle English ten