Middle English Dictionary Entry

saughtelen v.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

(a) To make peace, be reconciled; also, agree, come to terms [1st quot.]; ~ with, make peace with (sb., Christ), become reconciled with; (b) to reconcile (sb.); ~ with (to, toward), reconcile (sb., the soul) with (sb., God); -- also refl.; ~ mid, ?requite (an offense) with (love); (c) to settle, come to rest; become calm; also, come to intellectual stasis, be mentally satisfied [quot.: c1450]; also, calm (a throng of people) [1st quot.]; (d) ppl. saughteling as adj.: conciliatory.