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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English seċġ (sedge), from Proto-Germanic *sagjaz (sedge).

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NounEdit

segge (plural segges)

  1. A sedge (a plant of the family Cyperaceae, especially the genus Carex)
  2. The sliced stems of sedges.
DescendantsEdit
  • English: sedge
  • Scots: seg
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English seċġ (man), from Proto-Germanic *sagjaz (fighter).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sɛdʒ/, /sɛːdʒ/
  • (Northern ME) IPA(key): /sɛɡ/

NounEdit

segge (plural segges)

  1. A person; an individual.
DescendantsEdit
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Etymology 3Edit

From Old French sege, siege.

NounEdit

segge

  1. Alternative form of sege