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feed (n.) "action of feeding," 1570s, from feed (v.). measure (n.) c. 1200, [...]


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feed (n.)

"action of feeding," 1570s, from feed (v.).

measure (n.)

c. 1200, "moderation, temperance, abstemiousness;" c. 1300, "instrument for measuring," from Old French mesure "limit, boundary; quantity, dimension; occasion, time" (12c.),

measure (v.)

early 14c., mesuren, "to exercise moderation;" mid-14c., "to deal out or divide up by measure,"

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wanting (adj.)

early 14c., wantand, "deficient, lacking," present-participle adjective from want (v.).

want (v.)

c. 1200, "to be lacking,"

want (n.)

c. 1200, "deficiency, insufficiency, shortage," from want (v.)

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person (n.)

early 13c., from Old French persone "human being, anyone, person" (12c., Modern French personne)

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