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1. sāven v.

335 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) To afford or bring about safety; also, bring victory [1st quot.]; (b) to deliver (sb., a city, people, etc.) from some danger; rescue (sb. or sth.), bring to safety; -- also refl.; recover (a…

2. streinen v.(2)

12 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To cut (sth.) off; -- also without obj.; (b) to confine (sb.); (c) in glossaries, glossing L distringere; (d) ppl. streined as adj., of a sword: drawn.