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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To rain upon; wet with rain; moisten.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To rain upon; to wet with rain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To rain upon.


From Middle English berainen, bireinen, equivalent to be- +‎ rain. Cognate with Dutch beregenen ("to shower"), German beregnen ("to irrigate"). (Wiktionary)



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