Origin of afeard
Examples from the Web for afeard
Historical Examples of afeard
No MacDermott was ever afeard to die, and I won't be the first to give in.The Foolish Lovers
St. John G. Ervine
I told him it was no reason, because I was afeard of my life of you, that he should be.Little Dorrit
"I am afeard I am too troublesome to you, sir," said the boy.Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10)
Anybody'd think you were afeard of me, the hurry you're in to run away!
"But sure what was the sense of bein' afeard of that," Hannah Went on.
- (postpositive) an archaic or dialect word for afraid