be-syrwan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
be-syrwan
-syrewian, -syrian, -serian; p. -syrwde; pp. -syrwed To ensnare, deceive; circumvenire, decipere, machinari Ðæt híg woldon ðone Hǽlend mid fácne besyrwan ut Iesum dolo tenerent, Mt. Bos. 26, 4. Mynte se mánscaða manna cynnes sumne besyrwan the wicked spoiler expected to ensnare one of the race of men, Beo. Th. 1430; B. 713 : 1888; B. 942 : Cd. 127; Th. 162, 13; Gen. 2680. v. syrwan.
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