biflean etymology

Middle English word biflean comes from Old English butan (Except for, but, unless Without, except.), Old English flēan, Old English flean (To flay, pull the skin off, skin.)

Detailed word origin of biflean

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
butan Old English (ang) Except for, but, unless Without, except.
flēan Old English (ang)
flean Old English (ang) To flay, pull the skin off, skin.
beflēan Old English (ang)
beflean Old English (ang) To flay, take off the skin or bark.. To strip off skin or bark.
biflean Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as biflean

Descendants of butan
aboute boute but buten
Descendants of flēan
fleen flen