ofer-weorpan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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ofer-weorpan
I. to overthrow, throw down Nim eorþan, oferweorp mid ðinre swíðran handa under ðínum swíðran fét, Lchdm. i. 384, 19. Gif hé hié oferweorpe, mid x sciłł. gebéte, L. Alf. pol. 11; Th. i. 68, 15. Ðý gewunelícan þeáwe horsa æfter wérinysse hit (the horse) ongan walwian and on gehweðære sídan hit oferweorpan consueto equorum more, quasi post lassitudinem in diversum latus vicissim sere volvere coepit, Bd. 3, 9; S. 533, 40. Mid ðý storme onwend and oferworpen tempestate convulsa, Past. 26; Swt. 181, 11. II. to throw (water, etc.) upon, to sprinkle Oferwurpe ðú mid ðý wætere ealle burgwaran, Exon. Th. 467, 3; Hö. 133. Se ðe mid wætere oferwearp wuldres cynebearn, Menol. Fox 315; Men. 159. III. intrans. To fall down Oferwearp dá wérigmód, wígena strengest, ðæt hé on fylle wearð, Beo. Th. 3090; B. 1543. [Uorte holden þet schip, þet uðen ne stormes hit ne ouerworpen, A. R. 142, 11. He oferrwarp þeȝȝre bordess, Orm. 15567 note.]
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