recumb

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin recumbere, from re- (back) + cumbere (in comparative), akin to cubare (to lie down).

Verb[edit]

recumb (third-person singular simple present recumbs, present participle recumbing, simple past and past participle recumbed)

  1. (obsolete, intransitive) To lean; to recline; to repose.
    • July 19 1761, John Allen, No Acceptance with God by Faith only (sermon)
      Of a faith, which consists in lolling , rolling , and recumbing upon Christ

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References[edit]

recumb in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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