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Etymology edit

From Proto-West Germanic *wiþisprekan, equivalent to wiþ- +‎ sprecan. Compare Old Frisian withspreka, Old High German widarsprehhan.

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wiþsprecan

  1. to speak against, revile, withsay

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  • Middle English: withspeken

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