Usage examples for Erred

  1. There was a good deal of interested speculation as to the identity of the four youths who had participated in the rescue of Farmer Corrigan's dwelling, but the general opinion was to the effect that the local paper had erred – Left Guard Gilbert by Ralph Henry Barbour
  2. Nay, if thou can'st be grieved, thou can'st repent; Thou could'st not be a villain, though thou would'st: Thou own'st too much, in owning thou hast erred And I too little, who provoked thy crime. – The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian by John Dryden