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- Particle ocurring in various words meaning to, toward, at, or on (this).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- An obsolete intensive prefix used in the formation of compound verbs; as in to-beat, to-break, to-hew, to-rend, to-tear. See these words in the Vocabulary. See the Note on All to, or All-to, under all, adv.
From Middle English, from Old English tō-, te- ("apart, away"), from Proto-Germanic *twiz- (“apart, in two”), from Proto-Indo-European *dis- (“apart, asunder”), *dwis- (“two-ways, in twain”). Cognate with Dutch toe-, te-, German zu-, zer-, Latin dis- ("apart"). More at dis-. (Wiktionary)
From Middle English to ("to"), from Old English tō ("to"). More at to. (Wiktionary)