for-lǽdan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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for-lǽdan
p. -lǽdde; pp. -lǽded, -lǽdd, -lǽd To mislead, lead astray, seduce; sedūcĕre Forlǽdan and forlǽran to mislead and pervert, Cd. 23Th. 29, 18; Gen. 452: 32; Th. 43, 17; Gen. 692. Ic bepǽce oððe forlǽde sedūco, Ælfc. Gr. 47; Som. 48, 53. He ðæs folces ðone mǽstan dǽl mid ealle forlǽdde he wholly misled the greatest part of the people, Ors. 1, 12; Bos. 35, 41. Hie forlǽddon swǽse gesíþas they misled their dear associates, Beo. Th. 4084; B. 2039. Forlǽdd be ðám lygenum misled by lies. Cd. 28; Th. 37, 31; Gen. 598. Ðeáh heó wurde forlǽd mid ligenum though she was misled with lies, 30; Th. 39, 23; Gen. 630: Past. 58; Hat. MS. Men synt forlǽdde men are misled, Cd. 33; Th. 45, 18; Gen. 728. [O. Sax. farlédean: Dut. ver-leiden: Ger. ver-leiten to mislead, seduce: Laym. forledeþ leads astray.]
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