tó-sleán
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong, Contracted
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
tó-sleán
p. -sloh, pl. -slógon ; pp. -slegen To strike to pieces, knock to bits Tóslóg, tislóg concidit, Txts. 51, 516. Tóslóh, forheów concidit, Wrt. Voc. ii. 136, 16. 1. of material objects, a. to demolish, knock down a building þunor tóslóg heora hiéhstan godes hús aedes salutis ictu fulminis disfoluta est, Ors. 4, 2 ; Swt. 160, 18 : 6, 14; Swt. 268, 29. Swíðlíc wind toslóh ðæt hus æt ðam feówer hwemmum a strong wind broke down the house at the four corners, Homl. Th. ii. 450, 18. Ða hǽþenan weras tóslógon his glæsenne calic ; ðá gesomnode se bisceoþ ða brocu. Shrn. 114, 25. b. to divide in two by a blow or stroke Hé to-slóh sǽinterrupit mare. Ps. Lamb. 77, 13. Gif hit (an egg) ne tócíne, tósleah hwón if it will not crack, break it slightly with a blow, Lchdm. iii. 18, 2. 2. of abstract objects, to drive away thoughts Ða yflan gebohtas ðe him on mod becumaþ hé sceal sóna on Criste tósleán . . . Ðonne hé hié tóslyhþ on Criste ðonne hé geðenceþ Cristes þrowunge and his wundra and mid ðǽm geþohtum áflýmeþ ða yfelan geþohtas cogitati*-*ones malas cordi suo aduenientes mox ad Christum allidere, R. Ben. 18, 2-6. [O. Frs. tó-slá: O. Sax. te-slahan: O. H. Ger. zi-slahan: Ger. zer-schlagen.] v. un-tóslegen.
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