of-tredan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
of-tredan
to tread down, trample upon, injure or destroy by treading: — -Ða ýða árison ac Drihten hí oftræd . . . Ðeáh ðe árleáse woruldmenn áríson ongeán ús swá ðeáh Crist oftret heora heáfod, Homl. Th. ii. 388, 18-22. lii hit oftræd and hié tó loman gerénode duos et .l. calcatos inutiles fecit, Nar. 15, 25. Ða hors hí (Jezabel) oftrǽdan huxlíce under fótum, Homl. Skt. i. 18, 347. Oftredan ðæt gærs and ofsittan, Homl. Th. i. 188, 25. Swá hwæt swá ðæs gódan sǽdes on swylcum wege befylþ, biþ mid yfelum geþohtum oftreden, ii. 90, 19. Ðǽr wǽron xxx M of-slagen and æt ðæm geate oftreden triginta millia caede prostrata et compressione suffocata, Ors. 6, 4; Swt. 260, 18. [Orm. off-tredenn (gluterr*-*nesse).]
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