ge-bǽtan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-bǽtan
p. -bǽtte; pp. -bǽted, -bǽt [ge, and bǽtan to bridle] To bit, bridle, curb; frēnum ĕquo vel ăsĭno injĭcĕre, frēnāre Ðá wæs Hróþgáre hors gebǽted then a horse was bitted for Hrothgar, Beo. Th. 2803; B. 1399. He gebǽtte his ágen weorc he curbed his own work, Bt. Met. Fox 11, 152; Met. 11, 76. Hæfþ se Alwealda ealle gesceafta gebǽt mid his bridle the Almighty has restrained all creatures with his bridle, Bt. Met. Fox 11, 45; Met. 11, 23.
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