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deave

[deev] /div/
verb (used with object), deaved, deaving. Chiefly Scot.
1.
to make deaf; deafen.
Origin
1050
before 1050; Middle English deven, Old English -dēafian (in ādēafian to grow deaf; see a-3)
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deave

/diːv/
verb (transitive) (Scot)
1.
to deafen
2.
to bewilder or weary (a person) with noise
Word Origin
Old English dēafian
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