Fordwine meaning

(intransitive, obsolete) To fade away; waste away; decay; dwindle; wither; vanish.
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Origin of fordwine

  • From Middle English fordwinen, from Old English fordwīnan (“to dwindle away, vanish”), from Proto-Germanic *fra- (“for-”), *dwīnaną (“to disappear, dwindle”), from Proto-Indo-European *dgʷhey- (“to disappear, die”), equivalent to for- +‎ dwine. Cognate with Dutch verdwijnen (“to disappear, vanish”). More at for-, dwine.

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