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Definition of the adjective afeard

What does afeard mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. a pronunciation of afraid
    • adjective position: predicative adjective (it occurs after a verb that follows the noun)
    • usage: regionalism
    • synonym of afeard: afeared
    • similar: afraid

Alternative definition of the adjective afeard

adjective

  1. [archaic] afraid

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

* AFEARD, part. adj.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Afeard, now considered a vulgarism, was anciently as common as Afraid is at present, and was variously written : A ferde, afered, afeard, aferd. It has no etymological connection with Afraid. pc stones stondeb per so grete, no more ne mowc be ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1

Afeard, now considered a. vulgarism, was anciently as common as Afraid ...

Google previewShakespeare Lexicon and Quotation Dictionary (2012)

by Alexander Schmidt

IV, 4, 84 (Qq afeard). Caes. II, 2, 101.

Google previewMorris Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins (1988)

by William Morris, Mary Morris

afeard ...

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Scrabble value of A1F4E1A1R1D2

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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