Wend

[ wend ]
/ wɛnd /

noun

a member of a Slavic people of E Germany; Sorb.

Origin of Wend

1780–90; < German Wende, Old High German Winida; cognate with Old English Winedas (plural)
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British Dictionary definitions for wend's (1 of 2)

wend

/ (wɛnd) /

verb

to direct (one's course or way); travelwend one's way home

Word Origin for wend

Old English wendan; related to Old High German wenten, Gothic wandjan; see wind ²

British Dictionary definitions for wend's (2 of 2)

Wend

/ (wɛnd) /

noun

(esp in medieval European history) a Sorb; a member of the Slavonic people who inhabited the area between the Rivers Saale and Oder in the early Middle Ages and were conquered by Germanic invaders by the 12th centurySee also Lusatia
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