adjective British and Midland and Southern U.S.
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Words nearby afeard
Example sentences from the Web for afeard
And I am afeard my former high esteem of his preaching was more out of opinion than judgment.
We sent for a doctor and chyrurgeon, but none to be found, till by-and-by by chance comes in Dr. Clerke, who is afeard of him.
Mammy wah tebble skeered, but we chillun wa'nt afeard, no, we wa'nt afeard.
At which I was glad, but only afeard lest any thing of the King's should force us to go after him to get a seal in the country.
So home and to bed with quiett mind, blessed be God, but afeard of my candle's going out, which makes me write thus slubberingly.