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From Italian sdegnare, aphetic form of disdegnare; later also taken as a shortening of disdain.

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sdeign (third-person singular simple present sdeigns, present participle sdeigning, simple past and past participle sdeigned)

  1. (obsolete) To disdain. [16th–17th c.]

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