bidelven etymology

Middle English word bidelven comes from Old English butan (Except for, but, unless Without, except.), Old English delfan (To dig up, to excavate. To dig, delve.)

Detailed word origin of bidelven

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
butan Old English (ang) Except for, but, unless Without, except.
delfan Old English (ang) To dig up, to excavate. To dig, delve.
bedelfan Old English (ang) To dig in and around; to bury, inter.
bidelven Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as bidelven

Descendants of butan
aboute boute but buten
Descendants of delfan
delven