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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MENDED

The sleeves of her jacket had been torn, and were mended with a material of another colour.

The fore-topsail had been mended as well as the foresail, and was set anew.

Because, now it's mended, that gives us something to talk about.

The broken strings of the violins were immediately found to be mended.

The others make me smile with their mended legs and their vanished sores.

Well, the family boots are mended on Sundays by James himself.

It was an eggcup, and its stem had been mended with plaster.

She kept me in bed most of the time, while she sewed on buttons and mended.

She had mended my brown pair, sitting up until after two to do so.

The minister's clothes were mended and his socks darned as they had not been since his mother's day.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, "to repair," from a shortened form of Old French amender (see amend). Meaning "to put right, atone for, amend (one's life), repent" is from c.1300; that of "to regain health" is from early 15c. Related: Mended; mending.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MENDED

rebuilt

adjectiveremodeled

sewn

adjectivestitched
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