sade

verb
\ ˈsād \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of sade

dialectal, England
: weary

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History and Etymology for sade

Middle English saden, sadden to weary, become weary or satiated, from Old English sadian to satiate, become weary or satiated; akin to Old High German satōn to become satiated; denominative from the root of English sad entry 1

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“Sade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sade. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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