ge-beðian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-beðian
p. ode, ede; pp. od, ed; v. trans, [ge-, beðian to bathe] To wash, bathe, foment, cherish, warm; lăvāre, fŏvēre Mid ðam wætere ða eágan gebeða bathe the eyes with the water, Herb. 88; Lchdm. i. 192, 5. Wearþ his lǽcum geþúht ðæt hí on wlacum ele hine gebeðedon it seemed good to his physicians that they should bathe him in lukewarm oil. Homl. Th. i. 86, 23. Byþ langum ǽrðamðe heó eft gebeðod sý it is long before it is again warmed, Bd. de nat. rerum; Wrt. popl. science 9, 21, 22; Lchdm. iii. 252, 8, 10. Of ðam wíne sýn ða lyðu gebeðede let the joints be bathed with the wine, Herb. 89, 5; Lchdm. i. 192, 25.
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