wending


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wend \Wend\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wended, Obs. Went; p. pr. &
   vb. n. Wending.] [AS. wendan to turn, to go, caus. of
   windan to wind; akin to OS. wendian, OFries. wenda, D. wenden
   to turn, G. wenden, Icel. venda, Sw. v[aum]nda, Dan. vende,
   Goth. wandjan. See Wind to turn, and cf. Went.]
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   1. To go; to pass; to betake one's self. "To Canterbury they
      wend." --Chaucer.
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            To Athens shall the lovers wend.      --Shak.
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   2. To turn round. [Obs.] --Sir W. Raleigh.
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