on-spannan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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on-spannan
I. literally, to unfasten, unclasp Þegn wine*-*dryhten his wætere gelafede, and his helm onspeón, Beo. Th. 5440; B. 2723. II. metaph. to open the mind, to speak, disclose the thoughts Ongan reordigan, wordlocan onspeónn, Andr. Kmbl. 940; An. 471. Onspeón, 1342; An. 671: Elen. 172; El. 86: Exon. Th. 247, 16; Jul. 79.
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