slífan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
slífan
sléfan; p. de To slip or put a garment on a person Hé hine sylfne ungyrede, and ðæt reáf ðe hé on hine hæfde hé sléfde on ðone foresprecenan man . . . Sóna swá hé mid ðan hrægle swá miccles weres gegyred wæs, Guthl. 16; Gdwin. 68, 18. [Slive to dress carelessly, Cumb. A garment rumpled up about any part of the person is said to be slived. Sliver a snore slop worn by bankers or navigators, Linc. It was formerly called a sliving.] Cf. slípan, slíf, slífe-scóh.
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