wone
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /wəʊn/
  • (America) IPA: /woʊn/
Noun

wone (plural wones)

  1. (obsolete or archaic, poetic) A dwelling.
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, Volume 2, vii:20 (see also xii:11)
      What secret place (quoth he) can safely hold
      So huge a masse, and hide from heaven's eye?
      Or where hast thou thy wonne, that so much gold
      Thou canst preserve from wrong and robbery?
    • 1748, James Thomson, The Castle of Indolence, I:XXXVII
      On the cool height awhile out Palmers ſtay,
      And ſpite even of themſelves their Senſes chear;
      Then to the Wizard's Wonne their Steps they ſteer.
Translations Verb

wone (wones, present participle woning; past and past participle woned)

  1. (obsolete or archaic, dialectal) To live, reside, stay.
    • 1460-1500, Wakefield Mystery Playsː
      This I make thy woning place, full of mirth and of solace.
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, Volume 2, iii:18 (see also i:51, vii:49, ix:52, and xii:69):
      For now the best and noblest knight alive
      Prince Arthur is, that wonnes in Faerie Lond;
      He hath a sword, that flames like burning brond.
    • 1885, Sir Richard Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Night 17:
      Then we entered the city and found all who therein woned into black stones enstoned […]
Translations
  • German: wohnen
  • Russian: прожива́ть
  • Spanish: morar
Noun

wone (plural wones)

  1. (obsolete, poetic) A house, home, habitation.
    • 1460-1500, The Towneley Playsː
      It is not good to be alone, to walk here in this worthly wone.
Noun

wone (plural wones)

  1. Custom, habit, practice.
  2. Use, usage.
Synonyms


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