-ed/-ing/-s
obsolete
: to send away : dismiss

Word History

Etymology

Latin amandare, from a- (from ab- ab- entry 1) + mandare to send

First Known Use

circa 1600, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amand was circa 1600

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“Amand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amand. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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