Middle English Dictionary Entry

sūen v.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

Of a hawk: to wipe (the beak) clean of food.

Supplemental Materials (draft)

  • a1475 Hrl.Bk.Hawking in Studia Neoph.16 (Hrl 2340)10 : Yeve her to reward þe brayn…and lete here not fle afterwordes til she have sewyd here beke or rowsed here.
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