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1. Any of a group of Slavic peoples formerly inhabiting much of what is now eastern Germany and western Poland, especially the present-day Sorbs.
2. Any of various other non-Germanic peoples living in central Europe during late antiquity and the Middle Ages.
[German Wende, from Middle High German Winde, Wende, from Old High German Winid; see wen- in Indo-European roots.]
v. wend·ed, wend·ing, wends
To proceed on or along; go: wend one's way home.
To go one's way; proceed.
[Middle English wenden, from Old English wendan.]
to direct (one's course or way); travel: wend one's way home.
[Old English wendan; related to Old High German wenten, Gothic wandjan; see wind2]
1. (Peoples) (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 century. See also Lusatia
2. (Historical Terms) (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 century. See also Lusatia
v. wend•ed (Archaic) went; wend•ing. v.t.
1. to pursue or direct (one's way).v.i.
2. to proceed or go; travel.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English wendan, c. Old Saxon wendian, Old High German wentan, Old Norse venda, Gothic wandjan to turn, turn away; causative of -windan to wind2]
[1780–90; < German Wende, Old High German Winida, c. Old English Winedas (pl.)]
Past participle: wended
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|Verb||1.||wend - direct one's course or way; "wend your way through the crowds"|
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"