be west etymology

Middle English word be west comes from Old English butan (Except for, but, unless Without, except.), Old English westan (To lay waste, devastate; desolate. To ravage, spoil.)

Detailed word origin of be west

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
butan Old English (ang) Except for, but, unless Without, except.
westan Old English (ang) To lay waste, devastate; desolate. To ravage, spoil.
be westan Old English (ang)
biwesten Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as be west

Descendants of butan
aboute boute but buten
Descendants of westan
westen