deave

deave

[deev]
verb (used with object), deaved, deaving. Chiefly Scot.
to make deaf; deafen.

Origin:
before 1050; Middle English deven, Old English -dēafian (in ādēafian to grow deaf; see a-3)

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deave (diːv)
 
vb
1.  to deafen
2.  to bewilder or weary (a person) with noise
 
[Old English dēafian]

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