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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

obsolete spelling of common.

Usage examples of "commen".

The gentle knights reioyced much to heareThe prayses of that Prince so manifold:And passing litle further, commen were,Where they a stately pallace did behold,Of pompous show, much more then she had told.

If he takes the question, demand, or commen t at face value, he fails and generally loses the opportunit y to move forward in his interaction with her.

I gave a few sentences of commen dation to Heathcliff, and he, either for a headache or a pang of envy, began to cry.