v. t.1.To rescue.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Or again, when Chaucer explains that Corybantes think lunar eclipses are due to magic, and therefore bang basins so the moon cannot hear the spell ('to rescowe the mone thei betyn hir basyns with thikke strokkes'), Machan (p.