transitive verb

obsolete : to make footsore

intransitive verb

obsolete : to become footsore

Word History


Middle English surbaten, from Middle French surbatu, past participle of surbatre to beat up, from sur- + battre to beat, from Latin battuere

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“Surbate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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