To-rend \To-rend"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {To-rent}.] [Pref. to- + rend.] To rend in pieces. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The wolf hath many a sheep and lamb to-rent. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • rend — [ rend ] (past tense and past participle rent [ rent ] ) verb transitive LITERARY 1. ) to tear something into pieces 2. ) to make someone feel great emotion: Her screams would rend the heart of any man. rend the air if a loud shout or sound rends …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • rend — ► VERB (past and past part. rent) literary 1) tear to pieces. 2) cause great emotional pain to. ● rend the air Cf. ↑rend the air ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • Rend — Rend, v. i. To be rent or torn; to become parted; to separate; to split. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rend — [rend] v past tense and past participle rent [rent] [T] literary [: Old English; Origin: rendan] to tear or break something violently into pieces …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • rend — sb., et (løb); stikke i rend …   Dansk ordbog

  • rend the air — ► rend the air sound piercingly. Main Entry: ↑rend …   English terms dictionary

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