of-sleán
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong, Contracted
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
of-sleán
to kill or wound by a blow, to kill, slay Ic ofsleah wildeór ego jugulo feras. Coll. Monast. Th. 21, 19. Ic on morgenne ofsleá mânes wyrhtan in matutino interficiebam omnes peccatores, Ps. Th. 100, 8. Gif man mannan ofslæhþ, L. Eth. 21 ; Th. i. 8, 3. Ofsleahþ, 6; Th. i. 4, 6. Ofslehþ, 7; Th. i. 4, 9. Gif hwâ his cild ofslihþ tó deáþe, L. M. I. P. 8 ; Th. ii. 268, I. Se gerêfa nyste hwæt hié wǽron, and hiene mon ofslôg, Chr. 787 ; Erl. 56, 15. Hê (the elephant) ofslôg micel ðæs folces, Ors. 4, I; Swt. 156, 12. Ofslôh, Cd. Th. 60, 18; Gen. 983. Ðû ofslôge (percussisti) ealle ða ðe mé wiðerwearde wǽron, Ps. Th. 3, 6. Hí willaþ mé ofsleán interficient me. Gen. 20, II. Eall his weorod ofslegen wæs, Bd. I, 34; S. 499, 33. Wurdon begen ofslægene ða aldormen. Chr. 800 ; Erl. 60, 8. Fela þúsenda ofslægenra, 871 ; Erl. 74, 24. [Goth. af-slahan to slay.]
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