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6 definitions found
 for Wend
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wend \Wend\ (w[e^]nd), obs.
     p. p. of Wene. --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wend \Wend\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wended, Obs. Went; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Wending.] [AS. wendan to turn, to go, caus. of
     windan to wind; akin to OS. wendian, OFries. wenda, D. wenden
     to turn, G. wenden, Icel. venda, Sw. v[aum]nda, Dan. vende,
     Goth. wandjan. See Wind to turn, and cf. Went.]
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     1. To go; to pass; to betake one's self. "To Canterbury they
        wend." --Chaucer.
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              To Athens shall the lovers wend.      --Shak.
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     2. To turn round. [Obs.] --Sir W. Raleigh.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wend \Wend\, v. t.
     To direct; to betake; -- used chiefly in the phrase to wend
     one's way. Also used reflexively. "Great voyages to wend."
     --Surrey.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wend \Wend\, n. (O. Eng. Law)
     A large extent of ground; a perambulation; a circuit. [Obs.]
     --Burrill.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wends \Wends\, n. pl.; sing. Wend. (Ethnol.)
     A Slavic tribe which once occupied the northern and eastern
     parts of Germany, of which a small remnant exists.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  wend
      v 1: direct one's course or way; "wend your way through the
           crowds"

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