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verb (shends, shending, shent)
  1. (obsolete) to disgrace or put to shame
  2. (archaic) to blame
  3. (archaic) to destroy, to spoil
  • Late C14: í×ou seyest, riÈŁt as womes shende a tree, / RiÈŁt so a wyf destroyeí¾ hire housbounde " Geoffrey Chaucer, "The Wife of Bath's Tale", Canterbury Tales
Etymology: Old English scendan.


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