Janie liked this air of his, even while she resented it; here, in his own county at least, a Tristram of blent was somebody.
Do you—do you think we shall make acquaintance with the people at blent Hall?
Why, if you made your way into the library at blent, you might happen on a find there!
She told him he was not her heir—that he would not be Tristram of blent.
"Unless Mr. blent has cheated you, sir," suggested Ruth, hesitatingly.
By the blent the drama seemed very considerately to be waiting for him.
They blent with the atmosphere as if they were part and parcel of the general purple of the air.
By right of blood he claimed to stand master of blent, and so he meant to stand.
If blent has claimed a title that cannot be proved, blent will have to lose.
What she had seen at blent Hall was in her mind and she spoke sadly.
c.1300, blenden, "to mix, mingle, stir up a liquid," in northern writers, from or akin to rare Old English blandan "to mix," blondan (Mercian) or Old Norse blanda "to mix," or a combination of the two; from Proto-Germanic *blandan "to mix," which comes via a notion of "to make cloudy" from an extended Germanic form of the PIE root *bhel- (1) "to shine, flash, burn" (see bleach (v.); also blind (adj.)). Cf. Old Saxon and Old High German blantan, Gothic blandan, Middle High German blenden "to mix;" German Blendling "bastard, mongrel," and outside Germanic, Lithuanian blandus "troubled, turbid, thick;" Old Church Slavonic blesti "to go astray." Figurative use from early 14c. Related: Blended; blending.
"mixture formed by blending," 1690s, from blend (v.).