ge-þicgan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-þicgan
-þicgean; p. -þah To take, accept, receive; sumere, accipere Waldon ða swángeréfan ða læswe forður gedrífan and ðone wudu geþicgan ðonne hit aldgeryhto wéron the swainreeves wanted to push the pasturage and take the wood further than the old rights extended, Th. Ch. 70, 22. And hiera se æþeling gehwelcum feoh and feorh gebeád and hiera nǽnig hit geþicgean nolde the atheling offered every one of them money and life and none of them would accept it, Chr. 755; Erl. 50, 6. Hit on mete oððe on drince to geþicganne to take it [poison] in meat or drink, Ors. 3, 6; Bos. 58, 16. He ðæt ful geþeah æt Wealþeón he took the cup from Waltheow, Beo. Th. 1261; B. 628: 1241; B. 618: Cd. 42; Th. 54, 30; Gen. 885. Ðǽr ic beág geþah there I received a bracelet, Exon. 85 b; Th. 322, 19; Víd. 65: 84 b; Th. 318, 24; Víd. 3. Londryht geþah he received the land-right, 100 b; Th. 379, 29; Deór. 40: Cd. 161; Th. 200, 10; Exod. 354. Boitius se hæle hátte se ðone hlísan geþah Boethius the man was named who got that fame, Bt. Met. Fox 1, 106; Met. 1, 53. Geþǽgon medoful manig they took many a mead-cup, Beo. Th. 2033; B. 1014.
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