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sunder


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sunder  \Sun"der\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Sundered};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Sundering}.]  [OE.  sundren  AS  sundrain  (in  [=a]sundrain, 
  gesundrain),  from  sundor  asunder,  separately,  apart;  akin  to 
  D.  zonder,  prep.,  without  G.  sonder  separate,  as  prep., 
  without  sondern  but  OHG.  suntar  separately,  Icel.  sundr 
  asunder,  Sw  &  Dan.  s["o]nder,  Goth.  sundr[=o]  alone, 
  separately.] 
  To  disunite  in  almost  any  manner,  either  by  rending,  cutting, 
  or  breaking;  to  part  to  put  or  keep  apart;  to  separate;  to 
  divide;  to  sever;  as  to  sunder  a  rope;  to  sunder  a  limb;  to 
  sunder  friends. 
 
  It  is  sundered  from  the  main  land  by  a  sandy  plain. 
  --Carew. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sunder  \Sun"der\,  v.  i. 
  To  part  to  separate.  [R.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sunder  \Sun"der\,  n.  [See  {Sunder},  v.  t.,  and  cf  {Asunder}.] 
  A  separation  into  parts  a  division  or  severance. 
 
  {In  sunder},  into  parts  ``He  breaketh  the  bow,  and  cutteth 
  the  spear  in  sunder.''  --Ps.  xlvi.  9. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sunder  \Sun"der\,  v.  t. 
  To  expose  to  the  sun  and  wind.  [Prov.  Eng.]  --Halliwell. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  sunder 
  v  :  break  apart  or  in  two  using  violence 




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