Definitions

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  • v. To cause (somebody) to die of hunger; to starve.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. To afflict with, or perish from, hunger.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To starve.

Etymologies

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From French affamer, from Latin ad + fames ("hunger"). Compare famish.

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