Shent

Related to Shent: they'll
obs. 3d pe1.obs. 3d pers. sing. pres. of Shend, for shendeth.
v. t.1.To shend.
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O heart, lose not thy nature; let not ever The soul of Nero enter this firm bosom; Let me be cruel, not unnatural; I will speak daggers to her, but use none; My tongue and soul in this be hypocrites, How in my words so ever she be shent.
Shaofeng Rut [dagger], Maoxing Shent [double dagger] and Xifeng Xue #
learn Though that I for my prymer shal be shent for my not learning lessons; scolded And shal be beten thries in an houre, I wol it konne Oure Lady for to honoure
Though that I for my prymer shal be shent And shal be beten thries in an houre, I wol it konne Our Lady for to honoure
To hys part them selues sorewhat bent Now they fere they shall be shent Soche gostlye sedes had they sowne.
For to shut(1) vs of shame, shend of our foos, (2544) He shot thurgh the sheltrone & shent of hor knightes (5249) Citing these examples, OED defines shend, v.