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Etymology 1Edit

From shape +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

shapen (third-person singular simple present shapens, present participle shapening, simple past and past participle shapened)

  1. (rare) To shape, form.

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English schapen, ischepen, from Old English ġesċapen, from Proto-Germanic *skapanaz, past participle of Proto-Germanic *skapaną, equivalent to shape +‎ -en (past participle ending).

VerbEdit

shapen

  1. (obsolete) past participle of shape

AdjectiveEdit

shapen (comparative more shapen, superlative most shapen)

  1. (mostly in compounds) Shaped; wrought with a definite shape.
    ill-shapen
    well-shapen

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