of-settan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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of-settan
to beset, press hard, oppress Hé hig ofsette and geswenct he oppressed and afflicted them ; servierunt ei, Jud. 3, 8. Fearras fǽtt ofsetton ł ymbsǽton (obsederunt ) mé, Ps. Lamb. 21, 13. Feónd úrne ofsete (comprime ). Hymn. Surt. 11, 33. Mid untrumnesse oððe bysegum ofset, R. Ben. 58, 15: 59, 3. Mid weorces geswince ofsette, 63, 17: Homl. Th. ii. 120, 8. Se ðe on wræcsít gesihþ mid micelum gyltumheom ofsett getâ cnaþ if a man dreams of being in exile, it betokens that Tie will be weighed down with great crimes, Lchdm. iii. 212, 23. Swéte etan on manegum leahtrum biþ ofsett hit getácnaþ to dream of eating sweets betokens a man will be sunk in many faults, 202, 25. Ofsettum obsessis, Wülck. Gl. 251, 5. v. next word.
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