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afeard


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Afeard  \A*feard"\  ([.a]*f[=e]rd"),  p.  a.  [OE.  afered,  AS 
  [=a]f[=ae]red,  p.  p.  of  [=a]f[=ae]ran  to  frighten;  [=a]-  (cf. 
  Goth.  us-,  Ger.  er-,  orig.  meaning  out)  +  f[=ae]ran  to 
  frighten.  See  {Fear}.] 
  Afraid.  [Obs.] 
 
  Be  not  afeard;  the  isle  is  full  of  noises.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  afeard 
  adj  :  regional  and  archaic  [syn:  {afeard(p)},  {afeared(p)}] 




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