Middle English Dictionary Entry

gushen v.
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Entry Info

Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

Note: Cp. gushelinge.
(a) Of water, blood: to rush with force, gush; ~ out; (b) of the belly:?to make noises.

Supplemental Materials (draft)

  • c1450 Nicod.(3) (Eg 2658)25/6 : The blood gusshed oute at hise hondys & at hise feete.
  • c1450 Nicod.(3) (Eg 2658)29/21 : Anone þer gusshed out blode & water.
  • Note: Additional quot., sense (a)