of-habban
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Uncertain
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
of-habban
to keep from, hold back, restrain Gif ðú ðæt (letting the people go) git dón nelt and ðæt folc ofhæfst (retines), Ex. 9, 2. [Goth. af-haban.] Cf. of-healdan.
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