streccan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
streccan
p. strehte, streahte; pp. streht, streaht, streced (v. strecedness) To stretch. I. to hold out, extend -Ðú strecst (extendes) ðíne handa, and óðer ðé gyrt, Jn. Skt. 21, 18. Strece ðǽrtó ðínne hiht, Homl. Th. i. 252, 7. II. to spread out; — Ðæt folc strehton (straverunt) hyra reáf on ðone weg, Mt. Kmbl. 21, 8: Mk. Skt. 11, 8 : Lk. Skt. 19, 36. III. to . prostrate He hine wæs on gebed streccende æt líchoman ðæs Codes weres prosternens se ad corpus viri Dei pia intentione, Bd. 4, 31; S. 610, 29. [O. H. Ger. strecchen extendere, porrigere, prosternere.]. v. á-, ge-streccan.
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