ofer-drencan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ofer-drencan
to overdrench, give a person too much to drink, to inebriate, intoxicate Se ðe þurh fácn óðerne oferdrencþ (inebriaverit ), fæste .xl. daga, L. Ecg. P. iv. 37; Th. ii, 214, 20: Past. 36; Swt. 261, 14. Ðú oferdrenctest hig inebriasti eam, Ps. Spl. 64, 9. Hié hié selfe mid ealoþ oferdrencton, Ors. 5, 3; Swt. 222, 6. Se ðe ne wirnþ ðæs wínes his láre ða mód mid tó oferdrencanne ... hé biþ oferdrenced mid ðæm drence mislícra giefa, Past. 49; Swt. 381, 5-6: Bt. 24, 4; Fox 84; 33. Hý beóþ oferdrencte (inebriabuntur ) on ðære genihte ðínes húses, Ps. Th. 35, 8: Judth. Thw. 21, 22; Jud. 31. [O. H. Ger. ubar-trenkjan inebriare.]
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