- rescue[rescue 词源字典]
- rescue: see quash
[rescue etymology, rescue origin, 英语词源]
- rescue (n.)
- late 14c., from rescue (v.). Earlier noun was rescous (early 14c.), from Old French rescous.
- rescue (v.)
- c. 1300, from stem of Old French rescorre "protect, keep safe; free, deliver" (Modern French recourre), from re-, intensive prefix (see re-), + escourre "to cast off, discharge," from Latin excutere "to shake off, drive away," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + -cutere, combining form of quatere "to shake" (see quash). Related: Rescued; rescuing.