be-secgan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
be-secgan
p. -sægde, -sǽde, pl. -sægdon, -sǽdon; pp. -sægd, -sǽd [be, secgan to answer] To defend; defendere Him wæs lýfnesse scald, ðæt he him móste scyldan and besecgan on andweardnesse his gesacena leave was given him, that he might shield and defend himself in the presence of his accusers, Bd. 5, 19; S. 640, 11. v. be-reccan.
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