miltan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
miltan
mieltan, meltan; p. te. I. trans. a. To melt Nim heortes mearg mylt take heart's marrow, melt it, L. Med. ex Quad. 10, 4; Lchdm. i. 366, 4. Mylt buteran, Lchdm. iii. 6, 22. Beó ǽlc calic geworht of myldendum antimbre (of fusible material ), gilden oððe seolfren, glæsen oððe tinen; ne beó ná hyrnen, ne húru treówen, L. Ælfc. P. 45; Th. ii. 384, 6. b. to digest Sió wamb seó ðe biþ hátre gecyndo melt mete wel ... Seó ðe biþ wæterigre gecyndo næfþ góde meltunge, swíðost on ðám mettum ðe uneáþe melte beóþ, L. M. 2, 27; Lchdm. ii. 220, 22-28. c. to refine by melting Ðæm ðe his gást wile meltan (MS. B. miltan) wið morðre ásceádan of scyldum by him who will refine his spirit from the dross of crime, separate it from sins, Salm. Kmbl. 111; Sal. 55. II. intrans. ( = meltan) To melt, become liquid Ic mylte liqueo, Ælfc. Gr. 35; Som. 38, 8. Ðonne mé mægen and mód mylte dum defeceret virtus mea, Ps. Th. 70, 8. Weax miltende cera liquescens, Ps. Spl. 21, 13. Myltende madens, Wrt. Voc. ii. 57, 56. Myltende[s] liquidas, Hpt. Gl. 470, 73. [Icel. melta to digest.] v. ge-miltan, meltan.
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