styrman
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
styrman
p. de. I. of weather, to storm, rage:?-Hit ríne and sníwe and styrme úte furentibus foris turbinibus hiemalium pluviarum vel nivium, Bd. 2, 13; S. 516, 17. Styrmendum wederum, Bt. 7, 3; 3 O 2Fox 22, 5. II. of persons, to storm, make a great noise, cry aloud, shout Ic (the wood pigeon ) búgendre stefne styrme (cf. ic hlúde cirme, l. 18), Exon. Th. 390, 25; Rá. 9, 7. Gehýr mín gebed nú ic stefne tó ðé styrme hlúde exaudi vocem orationis meae, Ps. Th. 139, 6. Mín stefn tó ðé styrmeþ Drihten voce mea ad Dominum clamavi, 141, 1. Stearcheort styrmde, stefn in becom heaðotorht hlynnan under hárne stán, Beo. Th. 5097; B. 2552. Holofernus hlóh and hlýdde, hlynede and dynede, ðæt mihten fira bearn feorran gehýran, hú se stíþmóda styrmde and gylede, Judth. Thw. 21, 19; Jud. 25. Styrmdon hlúde grame gúþfrecan, 24, 35; Jud. 223. Ic mid stefne ongann styrman tó Drihtne voce mea ad Dominum clamavi, Ps. Th. 76, 1. [Þe trouble wynde þat hyȝt auster stormynge and walwyng þe see, Chauc. Boet. 29, 712. O. H. Ger. sturmen tumultuari, perstrepere: Ger. stürmen to roar, rage; to take by storm: Icel. styrma to be stormy (of weather); to make a great noise, make much ado. Layamon uses the verb in the sense to attack violently þat hæðene uolc mid muchelere strengðe sturmden (sweinde, 2nd MS.) þa Bruttes and driuen heom to ane munte, 18327. Þa Freinsce weoren isturmede & noðelas heo stal makeden, 1670.] v. be-styrman.
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