smeagan

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Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Old English, from smēah ‎(penetrating, acute, subtle, effective). Akin to Old English smūgan ‎(to creep, progress gradually or deliberately), Old Norse smjúga ‎(to creep) (>Danish smyge), Old English smygel ‎(a burrow, place to creep into)

VerbEdit

smēagan

  1. consider, think about
  2. meditate
  3. examine, scrutinize

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