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  • verb transitive, obsolete To yield up.

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From Middle English aȝelden, from Old English āġieldan ("to pay, repay, render, compensate, yield, restore, reward, requite, offer oneself, offer up (as a sacrifice), perform (an office), permit, allow, pay back, punish"), equivalent to a- +‎ yield.

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