v. t.1.To surpass in council.
Men may the olde atrenne, but hat atrede.
- Chaucer.
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As sooth is seyd, elde hath greet avantage; In elde is bothe wysdom and usage; Men may the olde atrenne and nought atrede. (2443-49)