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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