tó-dwínan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
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tó-dwínan
p. -dwán To vanish away, to burst and vanish Seó eádiga fǽmne hál fram him gewænte and eall sticmǽlum tóðwán (-dwán ? but both þwíneþ and dwíneþ occur. Lchdm. i. 84, 25 : 82, 2) se draca út of ðan carcerne the dragon burst all in pieces and vanished from the prison (the Latin has: Crux crevit in ore draconis et in duas partes eum divisit. Cf. the later English version: His (thedragon's) bodi tobarst omidheppes, Marh. 10, 22), Homl. Ass. 175, 200. v. dwínan, for-dwínan.
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