from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Obsolete irregular preterits of go.
- To go; proceed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- imperative Went. See
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- verb obsolete Simple past of
- verb obsolete To
go. (Used as a pseudo-archaism by 16th-century poets and their imitators.)
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And so upon a day Sir Tristram yede into the forest for to disport him, and then it happened that there he fell sleep; and there came a man that Sir Tristram aforehand had slain his brother, and when this man had found him he shot him through the shoulder with an arrow, and Sir Tristram leapt up and killed that man.
CEDRON, and above it, overthwart, lay a tree (that the cross was made of) that men yede over on.
And he yede and opened the tomb, and there flew out an adder right hideous to see; the which as swithe flew about the city and the country, and soon after the city sank down.
So when they had rested them a while they yede to battle again, tracing, racing, foining as two boars.
And so upon a day Sir Tristram yede into the forest for to disport him, and then it happened that there he fell sleep; and there came
Anon as Arthur saw him there was made peace and room, and right so they yede with him unto the high dais, without saying of any words.
And so within a while the Red Knight of the Red Launds yede unto the castle, and put him in her grace.
And then he yede to the third pavilion and found Sir Gawaine lying in bed with his Lady Ettard, and either clipping other in arms, and when he saw that his heart well-nigh brast for sorrow, and said: Alas! that ever a knight should be found so false; and then he took his horse and might not abide no longer for pure sorrow.
And so that night they yede unto rest, and all that night the Green Knight commanded thirty knights privily to watch
And so he yede unto Sir Tristram, and prayed him in his wars to help him: For my son, Sir Kehydius, may not go into the field.