Wend
Wend Wend, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Wended}, Obs. {Went}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wending}.] [AS. wendan to turn, to go, caus. of windan to wind; akin to OS. wendian, OFries. wenda, D. wenden to turn, G. wenden, Icel. venda, Sw. v["a]nda, Dan. vende, Goth. wandjan. See {Wind} to turn, and cf. {Went}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To go; to pass; to betake one's self. ``To Canterbury they wend.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

To Athens shall the lovers wend. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To turn round. [Obs.] --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster]


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  • wend — wend; wend·ish; …   English syllables

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