Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To starve.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • verb obsolete To afflict with, or perish from, hunger.

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

Etymologies

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

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