slífan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
slífan
p. sláf; pp. slifen To slive ('Slive to cut, slip, or slicc off. . . Palsgrave, " I slyve a gylowfloure or any other floure from his branche or stalke. "' Baker, Northants Gloss. ) [Slyvyn a-sundyr findo, effisso. Cf. also slyvynge, cuttynge a-wey avulsio, abscissio; slyvynge of a tre or oþer lyke físsula. He al hool or of hym slyvere (a slice, cutting), Chauc. T. and C. iii. 138. Sliver = slice] v. tó-slífan.
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