Middle English Dictionary Entry

awinnen v.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

Note: Cp. winnen.
(a) To get (sth.), obtain, earn; find (food); win (love, honor, power, etc.); (b) to capture (sb.), take (sth.) by fighting; ~ feld, win the field, be victorious; (c) to conquer (a country), overcome; fig. conquer (oneself); (d) to win (a woman).
To accomplish or achieve (sth.); succeed; ~ a fot, make (sb.) move an inch.