Wynn definition

wĕn
An Old English rune (ƿ) having the sound (w) and used in Old English and Middle English writing.
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A letter of the Old English alphabet, borrowed from the futhark and used to represent the sound of w; replaced in Middle English times by the digraph uu, which later developed into the letter w.
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A kind of timber truck, or carriage.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
wynn
Plural:
wynns

Origin of wynn

  • Old English wen-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English Æ¿ynn (“joy, pleasure"), from Common Germanic *wunjō, from Proto-Indo-European *wn-yeHâ‚‚, derived from *wen- ("desire").

    From Wiktionary