shend

play
verb \ˈshend\

Definition of shend

shent

play \ˈshent\;

shending

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 archaic :  to put to shame or confusion

  3. 2 archaic :  reprove, revile

  4. 3 chiefly dialectal a :  injure, marb :  ruin, destroy

Origin and Etymology of shend

Middle English, from Old English scendan; akin to Old English scamu shame — more at shame


First Known Use: before 12th century

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