a-windan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
a-windan
ic -winde, ðú -wintst, -winst, he -wint, pl. -windaþ; p. -wand, pl. -wundon ; pp. -wunden [a, windan to wind] . I. v. trans. To wind, bend; plectere, torquere Hí him onsetton þyrnenne helm awundenne imponunt ei plectentes spineam coronam, Mk. Bos. 15, 17. II. v. trans. To strip off; detrahere Gif him mon ðonne awint of ða cláþas if any man should strip off the clothes from him, Bt. 37, 1; Fox 186, 10: Bt. Met. Fox 25, 44; Met. 25, 22. III. v. intrans. To whirl or slip off; labi Gif sió æcs ðonne awient [awint, Cot.] of ðæm hielfe if the axe then slip from the handle, Past. 21, 7; Hat. MS. 32 b, 6.
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