Middle English Dictionary Entry

terven v.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

Note: Cp. overterven v.
(a) To throw (sb.) down; level (a town); also, fig. of the world: toss (sb.) about; ~ to ground; (b) to resort (to deceit), have recourse, turn; (c) to move, go, turn; (d) to fall, collapse; (e) ~ up so doun, to reverse the position of (musical notes), turn upside down.