bedoven etymology

Middle English word bedoven comes from Old English bedufan (To put under, submerge, immerse, drown.), Old English dufan (To dive, sink.)

Detailed word origin of bedoven

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bedufan Old English (ang) To put under, submerge, immerse, drown.
dufan Old English (ang) To dive, sink.
bedūfan Old English (ang)
bedofen Old English (ang) Drowned.
bedoven Middle English (enm)