Dwine
Dwine Dwine, v. i. [See {Dwindle}.] To waste away; to pine; to languish. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] --Gower. [1913 Webster]

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  • dwine — verb /dwaɪn/ To wither, decline, pine away …   Wiktionary

  • dwine — I Yorkshire Dialect Waste II Cleveland Dialect List to pine away III North Country (Newcastle) Words to pine, to be in a decline or consumption, to waste away …   English dialects glossary

  • dwine — /dwaɪn/ (say dwuyn) verb (i) (dwined, dwining) Obsolete to waste away; fade. {Middle English, Old English dwīnan languish} …   Australian English dictionary

  • dwine —  to waste gradually : hence to dwindle. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • dwine — ˈdwīn intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English dwinen, from Old English dwīnan; akin to Middle Dutch dwīnen to disappear, languish, faint, Old Norse dvīna to dwindle or pine away, Old Irish dīth end, death, Armenian di corpse,… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • O'Downe — Recorded in many forms including O Doyane, O Duane, O Downe, Dwane, Dwine, Doane, Dewin, and possibly others, this is an Irish surname. It derives from either of the pre 10th century Gaelic personal names Damhain meaning fawn ; or Dubhain from… …   Surnames reference

  • O'Duane — Recorded in many forms including O Doyane, O Duane, O Downe, Dwane, Dwine, Doane, Dewin, and possibly others, this is an Irish surname. It derives from either of the pre 10th century Gaelic personal names Damhain meaning fawn ; or Dubhain from… …   Surnames reference

  • Fordwine — For*dwine (f[o^]r*dw[imac]n ), v. i. To dwindle away; to disappear. [Obs.] Rom of R. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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