from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. A past tense and a past participle of blend.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of blend.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mingled; mixed; blended; also, polluted; stained.
  • Blinded. Also (Chaucer), 3d sing. pres. Blindeth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Past participle of blend.
  • n. Preterit and past participle of blend.


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  • ...
    A serious house on serious earth it is,
    In whose blent air all our compulsions meet,
    Are recognised, and robed as destinies.


    Philip Larkin, Church Going

    June 17, 2010

  • A cute synonym for portmanteau.

    November 5, 2008

  • Nice one, bilby! And nice word, yarb.

    June 18, 2008

  • It just wended out of fashion, more's the pity.

    June 18, 2008

  • Past participle / past tense of to blend.

    Why did this fall out of use to be replaced by the rather gawky blended?

    "He sat watching her till the upper lashes met and mingled with the lower, and their blent shadow lay on her cheek; then he stood up and drew the curtain over the lamp, drowning the compartment in a bluish twilight."

    - Edith Wharton, The Reef

    June 18, 2008