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cerran

  • verb [ weak ]
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Grammar
cerran, p. de; pp. ed
Wright's OE grammar
§67; §311; §530;
To turn, return; verti, reverti
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  • On wóh cerde

    turned to wrong, deviated;

    deviavit,
      Cot. 61.
  • Cer ðé on bæcling

    turn thee behind,

      Cd. 228; Th. 308, 26; Sat. 698.
  • Hió cerrende Criste hérdon

    they returning obeyed Christ,

      Ps. C. 50, 56; Ps. Grn. ii. 278, 56.
  • Cerreþ on upródor leóht

    light returns to the sky,

      Bt. Met. Fox 29, 102; Met. 29, 50.
Similar entries
v. cyrran.
Linked entries
v.  ge-cerran.
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