scend

noun

1
: the lift of a wave : send
2
: the upward movement of a pitching ship

Word History

Etymology

perhaps short for ascend

First Known Use

1726, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of scend was in 1726

Dictionary Entries Near scend

Cite this Entry

“Scend.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scend. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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