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Webster 1913 Edition


Recumb

Re-cumb′

(-k?m′)
,
Verb.
I.
[L.
recumbere
; pref.
re-
back +
cumbere
(in comp.), akin to
cubare
to lie down.]
To lean; to recline; to repose.
[Obs.]
J. Allen (1761).

Webster 1828 Edition


Recumb

RECUMB'

,
Verb.
I.
[L. recumbo; re and cumbo, to lie down.] To lean; to recline; to repose.

Definition 2022


recumb

recumb

English

Verb

recumb (third-person singular simple present recumbs, present participle recumbing, simple past and past participle recumbed)

  1. (obsolete, intransitive) To lean; to recline; to repose.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of J. Allen (1761) to this entry?)

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