scotian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
scotian
sceotian ; p. ode. I. 1. to shoot a person with a weapon Hwá sceotaþ ðæt deófol mid weallendum strǽlum ? Se Pater Noster sceotaþ ðæt deófol, Salm. Kmbl. p. 148, 1-3. Hí scotiaþ hinesagittabunt eum, Ps. Lamb. 63, 6: Wé mid strǽlum hié scotodon, Nar. 22, 18. Ðæt hý scotien rihtheortan, Ps. Spl. 10, 2. Hí unscyldige mid bogan scotian þenceaþ ut sagittent immaculatum, Ps. Th. 63, 3. Eú scealt mid hálgum Godes wordum ðínne feónd sceotian, Basil admn. 2; Norm. 36, 7. Hý wǽron mid strǽlum scotode, Shrn. 135, 29. 2. to shoot a weapon at a person, to hurl Ðæt yrre hys spere scotaþ ongeán ðæt geþyld ira lanceam suam iacit contra patientiam, Gl. Prud. 20 a. Drihten lígetas sceotaþ Dominus jaculatur fulgura, Bd. 4, 3; S. 569, 22. Hé sceotaþ his flán and his scearpe spere ongeán his wiðerwinnan, Basil admn. 2; Norm. 36, 5. Of heofene dóm scotad is, Ps. Surt. 75, 9. 3. to shoot (intrans.) Hí hine scearpum strélum on scotiaþ, Ps. Th. 63, 4. Gif ðé man scotaþ tó, Homl. Th. ii. 538, 10. Scotiaþ scríðende scín scearpum wǽpnum, Exon. Th. 385, 28; Rä. 4, 51. Mid ðám strǽlum ðæs hálgan sealmsanges hé wið ðám áwerigedum gástum sceotode, Guthl. 3; Gdwin. 24, 12. Sume scotedon mid arewan tóweard ðám háligdóme. . . . Hí scotedon swíðe, Chr. 1083; Erl. 217, 19-25. II. to shoot, move rapidly Steorran fóran swýðe scotienda [cf. O. H. Ger. diu scozonten fiur (a shooting star )], 744; Erl. 49, 2. [Laym. scotien (mid flan).] v. of-scotian.
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