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From Middle English atrinen, ætrinen, from Old English æthrīnan (to touch, take, move), equivalent to at- +‎ rine. Compare arine.

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atrine (third-person singular simple present atrines, present participle atrining, simple past atrined or atrone, past participle atrined or atrinnen)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To touch.
  2. (transitive, figuratively, obsolete) To touch; concern; befall.

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