ofer-híran
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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ofer-híran
I. not to listen to, to disregard, disobey Ðé ealle gesceafta heórsumiaþ . . . bútan men ánum, se ðé oferheórþ, Bt. 4; Fox 8, 10. Swá weorþlícne sige hæfde swá hé ǽr unweorþlíce ðara goda biscepum oferhírde (he disregarded the prohibition of the augurs ), Ors. 3, 10; Swt. 140, 4. Hié þurh his láre oferhiérdon ðǽm godum, 4, 12; Swt. 210, 2. II. to overhear, hear Swá ic mid mínum eárum oferhýrde, L. O. 8; Th. i. 180, 29: L. C. S. 23; Th. i. 388, 24. Se oþeling (Phalaris) ǽgðer hæfde, ge his plegan ge his gewill, ðonne hé ðara manna (those shut up in the brazen bull ) tintrego oferhiérde, Ors. 1, 12; Swt. 54, 28. Gé sylfe swutele gesáwon, and eác oferhýrdan ða bletsunge, Wulfst. 176, 4.
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