Wend (?), obs.

p. p. of Wene.

Chaucer.

 

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Wend, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wended, Obs. Went; p. pr. & vb. n. Wending.] [AS. wendan to turn, to go, caus. of windan to wind; akin to OS. wendian, OFries. wenda, D. wenden to turn, G. wenden, Icel. venda, Sw. vanda, Dan. vende, Goth. wandjan. See Wind to turn, and cf. Went.]

1.

To go; to pass; to betake one's self.

"To Canterbury they wend."

Chaucer.

To Athens shall the lovers wend. Shak.

2.

To turn round.

[Obs.]

Sir W. Raleigh.

 

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Wend, v. t.

To direct; to betake;- used chiefly in the phrase to wend one's way. Also used reflexively.

"Great voyages to wend."

Surrey.

 

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Wend, n. O. Eng.Law

A large extent of ground; a perambulation; a circuit.

[Obs.]

Burrill.

 

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