Definition of adrad
: put in dread : afraid
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Origin and Etymology of adrad
Middle English adrad, adred, from past participle of adreden, adraden to be afraid, from Old English adrædan, ondrædan (from 1a-, on + drædan to fear, dread) & ofdrædan, from of- (akin to Old English ofer over) + drædan — more at dread
First Known Use: 13th century
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