hýðan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hýðan
p. de To despoil, plunder, lay waste, pillage, ravage Híðeþ and tó hám týhþ it plunders and brings home, Exon. l09 a; Th. 416, 25; Rä. 35. 4. Hýðaþ wíde gífre gléde widely shall the greedy flames lay waste, 23 a ; Th. 64, 28; Cri. 1044. Hit feor and wíde hýððe and hergode longe lateque devastans, Bd. 3, 16; S. 542, 17. Cwæþ ðæt hé mid his gesíðum wolde hýðan eal heofona ríce said that with his comrades he would ravage all the kingdom of heaven, Salm. Kmbl. 909; Sal. 454. Híðende lég the wasting flame, Exon. 22 a; Th. 60, 23; Cri. 974 : 130 b; Th. 499, 28; Rä. 88, 22 : 109 a; Th. 416, 5; Rä. 34, 7. Híðendum grassantibus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 41, 49. [Cf. O. H. Ger. far-hundit captivus, Grff. iv. 965.] v. húð, á-hýðan.
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