from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To reproach; rebuke.
  • n. Reproach; blame.


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  • And wha {n} ne þou seest afore þ {e} e þi seruice, be not to hasti upon breed to bite lest men þ {er} of Do þee edwite.

    Early English Meals and Manners

  •   {125} ⁊ alle hore aturn swuch {;} þet hit beo eðcene hwarto heo beoð i {} turnde. hore lates loken warliche. þet non ne edwite ham ne ine huse ne ut of huse. on alle wise uorberen to wreððen hore dame. and ase ofte ase heo hit doð er heo drinken oðer eten. makien hore uenie akneon adun to þer eorðe biuoren hire :

    Selections from early Middle English, 1130-1250 Part I: Texts


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