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[shend] /ʃɛnd/
verb (used with object), shent, shending. Archaic.
1.
to put to shame.
2.
to reproach or scold.
3.
to destroy or injure; damage.
Origin of shend
900
before 900; Middle English s(c)henden, Old English (ge)scendan (cognate with Dutch schenden, German schänden), derivative of scand shame, infamy
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shend

/ʃɛnd/
verb (transitive) (archaic) shends, shending, shent (ʃɛnt)
1.
to put to shame
2.
to chide or reproach
3.
to injure or destroy
Word Origin
Old English gescendan, from scandshame
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