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blent


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blend  \Blend\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Blended}  or  {Blent};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Blending}.]  [OE.  blenden,  blanden  AS  blandan  to 
  blend,  mix;  akin  to  Goth.  blandan  to  mix,  Icel.  blanda,  Sw 
  blanda,  Dan.  blande,  OHG.  blantan  to  mis;  to  unknown  origin.] 
  1.  To  mix  or  mingle  together;  esp.  to  mingle,  combine,  or 
  associate  so  that  the  separate  things  mixed,  or  the  line 
  of  demarcation,  can  not  be  distinguished.  Hence:  To 
  confuse;  to  confound. 
 
  Blending  the  grand,  the  beautiful,  the  gay. 
  --Percival. 
 
  2.  To  pollute  by  mixture  or  association;  to  spoil  or  corrupt; 
  to  blot;  to  stain.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
 
  Syn:  To  commingle;  combine;  fuse;  merge;  amalgamate; 
  harmonize. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blent  \Blent\,  imp.  &  p.  p.  of  {Blend}  to  mingle. 
  Mingled;  mixed;  blended;  also  polluted;  stained. 
 
  Rider  and  horse,  friend,  foe,  in  one  red  burial  blent. 
  --Byron. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blent  \Blent\,  imp.  &  p.  p.  of  {Blend}  to  blind. 
  Blinded.  Also  (--Chaucer),  3d  sing.  pres.  Blindeth  [Obs.]