ge-frætewian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-frætewian
-frætwian, -fretwian; p. ode, ade, ede; pp. od, ad, ed To adorn, deck, trim; ornāre, redĭmīre Ic gefrætwige orno, Ælfc. Gr. 24 : Som. 25, 41. Ic gefretwige redimio, 30; Som. 34-58. Ðé Cyning engla gefrætwode the King of angels adorned thee, Andr. Kmbl. 3034; An. 1520. He gefrætwode foldan sceátas he adorned earth's regions, Beo. Th. 192; B. 96. He æfter fæce mid óðrum gástlícum mægenum gefrætewod ætýwde postmŏdum cætĕris virtūtĭbus ornātus appāruit, Bd. 3, 5; S. 527, 44 : 3, 11; S. 535, 32. Ðǽr is geat gylden, gimmum gefrætewod there is a golden gate decked with gems, Cd. 227; Th. 305, 20; Sat. 649 : 220; Th. 283, 21; Sat. 308. Fiðrum gefrætwad adorned with wings, Elen. Kmbl. 1482; El. 743 : Exon. 59 a; Th. 214, 14; Ph. 239. Fægre gefrætwed neatly adorned, 59 b; Th. 217, 2; Ph. 274 : 64 a; Th. 237, 4; Ph. 585.
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