verb (used with or without object) Archaic.
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But the tendency to famish us displayed by our Rulers was not calculated to improve the morale of a civilian, or any, army.The Siege of Kimberley|T. Phelan
Never varlets So triumph'd o'er an old fat man: I was famish'd.The Plays of Philip Massinger|Philip Massinger
Unless, like the King of Babylon, they were to eat grass in the fashion of beasts, it seemed they must soon famish.The Path of the King|John Buchan
But, in the interim, she must starve and famish like a white mouse learning to dance.'
Domitius therefore by preparing for his defence, and Marsus by seeming determined to famish, both protracted their lives.