drepan

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *drepaną ‎(to beat, strike, kill), from Proto-Indo-European *dhrebh- ‎(to crush, grind, kill). Akin to Old High German treffan "to hit" (German treffen "to meet, encounter"), Old Norse drepa "to slay, strike, kill".

VerbEdit

drepan

  1. to strike, beat, hit
  2. to kill, slay
  3. to overcome

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