ge-drífan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-drífan
p. -dráf, pl. -drifon; pp. -drifen To drive, go adrift, be driven, cast away or lost; agere, agi, ventis jactari, naufragare Ð-eh scyp gedrifen [MS. gedriuen] beó though a ship be driven, L. Eth. ii. 2; Th. i. 286, 1. Rómáne oferhlæstan heora scipa ðæt heora gedráf [gedeaf Laud.] cc and xxx, and Lxx wearþ to láfe, and ureáðe genered the Romans overloaded their ships, so that 230 of them were lost, and 70 were left, and with difficulty saved, Ors. 4, 6; Th. 400, 20. Ðæt scip gedrifen wæs naviculo jactabatur, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 14, 24.
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