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be-gyrdan

  • verb [ weak ]
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be-gyrdan, -girdan ; p. de; pp. ed, or be-gyrd; v. trans. [be, gyrdan to gird] .
to
BEGIRD, surround; cingere, præcingere, accingere
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  • Begyrdaþ eówer lendenu

    renes vestros accingetis,

      Ex. 12, 11.
  • He ðæt eálond begyrde and gefæstnade mid díce

    he begirt and secured the island with a dike,

      Bd. 1, 5; S. 476, 10.
  • God se begyrde me of mihte

    Deus qui præcinxit me virtute,

      Ps. Spl. 17, 34 : Ps. Th. 17, 37.
  • He wæs begyrded mid wǽpnum ðæs gástlícan camphádes

    accinctus erat armis militiæ spiritalis,

      Bd. 1, 7; S. 477, 24.
to clothe; amicire
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  • Begyrded oððe bewǽfed leóhte swá swá mid hrægle

    amictus lumine sicut vestimento,

      Ps. Lamb. 103, 2.
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v.  be-girdan.
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