smítan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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smítan
p. smát, pl. smiton; pp. smiten. I. to daub, smear, smudge Ðú nymst his blód and smítst ofer útewerd Aarones swýðre eáre. Ex. 29, 20. Smát, gemaercode inpingit (cf. inpingit gemearcode vel signat, 45, 59), Wrt. Voc. ii. 111, 57. Genim gáte tord, gemeng wið eced, smít on, Lchdm. ii. 68, 2. Genim ðæs hornes melo, meng wið wætere, smít on, 72, 14. Mid feðere smít on, 102, 8. Smíte mon ða sealfe ǽrest on ðæt heáfod, iii. 14, 29. Smíte of ðam sylfan blóde on ðæs weofodes hyrnan, Lev. 4, 18. Nymon of his blóde and smíton on ǽgðer gedyre, Ex. 12, 7. Ðissa (oil, grease, and tar) ealra emfela and ðara dusta ealra emfela, gemeng eal ceald tósomne, ðæt hit fram ðam wósum eal wel smítende [sí] (may be adapted for smearing), smire mid, Lchdm. ii. 126, 11. [Ofersmit mid ele, 180, 28.] II. to defile, pollute Wráþ áþ smíteþ, Exon. Th. 354, 52; Reim. 64. Smiton funestavere, Wrt. Voc. ii. 109, 43. [Goth. be-, ga-smeitan to smear, anoint: O. Frs. smíta to cast: O. H. Ger. smízan linere. Later English takes the word in the sense of strike. In Mt. 26, 68 the later MS. has Hwæt ys se þe ðe smat, where the earlier has slóh, Brutus heorn smat on, Laym. 534. He hoff þe swerd to smitenn, Orm. 14677. Ase ofte ase eni hund binimeð þe þine mete, nultu ase ofte smiten? A. R. 324, 23. So in later works.] v. be-, ge-smítan; smittian.
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