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- v. To shield; hide.
- v. To lay wait for; overpower by means of some base stratagem.
- v. To blow or toss about; blow, waft, or sweep away.
- v. To wander or waver.
From Middle English biweven, biwǣven, from Old English bewǣfan ("to enfold, wrap round, cover over, clothe"). (Wiktionary)
From be- + wave. (Wiktionary)