tó-sendan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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tó-sendan
p. de. I. to send in different directions, send away, disperse, scatter Áttru hit tósend venena diffundet, Scint. 105, 9. Hé tósende his geféran swilce for huntoðes intingan, Homl. Skt. ii. 30, 104. Hé tósende hí geond ealne middangeard. Homl. Th. i. 232, 5 : 462, 15. Ðæra cnapena hundnigontig ðúsenda hí tósendon tó gehwylcum leódscipum tó ðeowte ninety thousand boys they sent away to all nations to slavery, 404, 15. Ehtatýne sýþum hundteóntig þúsenda hí tósendon and wið feó sealdon wíde intó leódscipas. Blickl. Homl. 79, 23. II. to destroy (?) Nabochodonosor com tó Hierusalem and ðæt manncyn ofslóh and ða burh tósende and ðæt tempel tówearp destroyed (the narrative in 2 Kings 25 or 2 Chron. 36 does not speak of the dispersion of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, but of the destruction of the city and the captivity of the inhabitants, so that burh seems to mean the city, not the citizens, and tósende = destroyed: v. 2 Kings 25, 9, 10; 2 Chron. 36, 17-20) the city and demolished the temple, Ælfc. T. Grn. 8, 17.
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