bewreck

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From be- +‎ wreck. Compare Old English bewrecan (to drive or bring to). More at be-, wreck.

VerbEdit

bewreck (third-person singular simple present bewrecks, present participle bewrecking, simple past and past participle bewrecked or bewreckt)

  1. (transitive, dialectal) To wreck completely; ruin; destroy.
    • The Mirror for Magistrates
      Yet was I, or I parted thence, bewreckt.