Middle English Dictionary Entry

dīven v.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

Note: Cp. deven (2).
(a) To immerse or submerge oneself; dive, sink; ~ doun, ~ in, ~ into, ~ under; (b) ~ in, to sink or plunge into (a solid object).
(a) To dip (sth.); submerge (sb.); (b) ~ onto dethe, to make (sb.) sink down dead, plunge to death.