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affrayed


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Affray  \Af*fray"\,  v.  t.  [p.  p.  {Affrayed}.]  [OE.  afraien 
  affraien  OF  effreer  esfreer  F.  effrayer  orig.  to 
  disquiet,  put  out  of  peace,  fr  L.  ex  +  OHG.  fridu  peace 
  (akin  to  E.  free).  Cf  {Afraid},  {Fray},  {Frith}  inclosure.] 
  [Archaic] 
  1.  To  startle  from  quiet;  to  alarm. 
 
  Smale  foules  a  great  heap  That  had  afrayed 
  [affrayed]  me  out  of  my  sleep.  --Chaucer. 
 
  2.  To  frighten;  to  scare;  to  frighten  away 
 
  That  voice  doth  us  affray.  --Shak.