from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past of go.
  • v. To go. (Used as a pseudo-archaism by 16th-century poets and their imitators.)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Went. See yode.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To go; proceed.
  • n. Obsolete irregular preterits of go.


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  • "Now saith this story, when Galahad had rescued Percivale from the twenty knights, he yede then into a waste forest wherein he rode many journeys; and he found many adventures the which he brought to an end, whereof the story maketh here no mention."

    - Thomas Malory, 'The Holy Grail'.

    September 13, 2009

  • (imp.) Went. See Yode.

    September 3, 2008