gǽstan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gǽstan
p. te; pp. ed [gást, gǽst a spirit, ghost] To gast, frighten, afflict, torment; terrēre, crŭciāre, affligĕre Hí gǽston Godes cempan gáre and líge they afflicted God's champions with spear and flame, Exon. 66 a; Th. 243, 27; Jul. 17. [Wyc. gaste to make greatly afraid : PiersP. gaste to scare [birds]. Cf. Goth. us-gaisjan, and v. Dief. ii. pp. 397-8.]
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