spillan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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spillan
p. de To destroy Suá huelc soecaþ sáuel his hál gewyrca spilleþ hiá (perdet illam ), Lk. Skt. Lind. Rush. 17, 33: Jn. Skt. Rush. 12, 25. Ðeóf ne cymeþ búta ðætte [hé] spilleþ (perdat ), 10, 10. Ne spildic ł ne losade non perdidi, Lind. 18, 9. Eal ðæt God spilde God destroyed it all, Cd. Th. 154, 22; Gen. 2559. Sumne man tó Lundene lǽdde, and ðǽr spilde, Chr. 1096; Erl. 233, 9. Ðætte ne ic losige ł ic ne spillo ut non perdam, Jn. Skt. Lind. 6, 39. Ðætte ðú spilla ut dissipes, Rtl. 55, 22. Ne þurfe wé ús spillan we need not destroy one another, Byrht. Th. 132, 50; By. 34. Sóhton hine tó spillanne quaerebant eum perdere. Jn. Skt. Lind. Rush. 10, 39. Swil[g]ra, gliw[e]ra [in margin spil-lendra (spiliendra ?); but see onspillendra parasitorum, Anglia xiii. 28, 29] parasitorum, Hpt. Gl. 422, 37. [Wæron six men spilde of here ægon, Chr. 1124; Erl. 253, 14. Ȝf ȝe hit willed ich hine uulle spillen, Laym. 880. Unleoden spilden al his þeoden, 28863. Speche þu maht spillen, ant ne speden nawiht, Jul. 24, 14. Late ye nouth mi bodi spille, Hayel. 2422. To spille hem þat ben gulty, Piers P. 19, 298. Spyllyn̄ or de-stroyyn̄ confundo, Prompt. Parv. 469. Icel. spilla to destroy, spoil.] v. for-, ge-spillan ; spildan.
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