from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Obsolete irregular preterits of go.
  • To go; proceed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • imperative Went. See yode.

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  • verb obsolete Simple past of go.
  • verb obsolete To go. (Used as a pseudo-archaism by 16th-century poets and their imitators.)


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  • (imp.) Went. See Yode.

    September 3, 2008

  • "Now saith this story, when Galahad had rescued Percivale from the twenty knights, he yede then into a waste forest wherein he rode many journeys; and he found many adventures the which he brought to an end, whereof the story maketh here no mention."

    - Thomas Malory, 'The Holy Grail'.

    September 13, 2009