torfian

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *turbōną, *turbijaną ‎(to turn, twist), from Proto-Indo-European *derbʰ- ‎(to tie together, weave). Related to Old English tearflian ‎(to turn, roll, wallow), Alemannic German zirbeln ‎(to swirl, whirl, roll), Swedish törvja ‎(to pelt), Icelandic tyrfa ‎(to pelt).

Verb[edit]

torfian

  1. to throw, shoot missiles at, launch
  2. to stone
  3. to be tossed

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