be-licgan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
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be-licgan
he -ligeþ, -líþ, pl. -licgaþ; p. -læg, pl. -lǽgon, -lágon; pp. -legen; v. a. [be by, licgan to lie] To lie or extend by or about, to surround, encompass; circumdare, cingere Hí belicgaþ us mid fyrde circumdabunt nos exercitu, Jos. 7, 9. Sió eá Etheopia land beligeþ úton the river encompasseth the Ethiopian land, Cd. 12; Th. 15, 7; Gen. 229. Me néd belæg want surrounded me, Ps. Th. 118, 153.
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