þeóstrian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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þeóstrian
þéstrian, þiéstrian, þístrian, þystrian; p. ode. I. to make dark or dim, to make the eye less capable of seeing, dim the sight Se dæg bletit and ðióstraþ hiora eágan, Bt. 38, 5; Fox 206, 5. II. to grow dark or dim His eágan þýstrodon caligaverunt oculi ejus, Gen. 27, 1: 48, 10. Ðýstrodan, Bd. 4, 10; S. 578, 19. Geseah ic onginnan ðýstrian ða stówe vidi obscurari incipere loca, 5, 12; S. 628, 10. Þa þestrede þe dai, Chr. 1135; Erl. 260, 32. Steorren sculen þeostren, O. E. Homl. i. 143, 20. Heó þeostreð (make dark ) ham suluen, A. R. 94, 20. Aras a ladlich weder, þeostrede (þustrede, 2nd MS.) þa wolcne, Laym. 4575.] v. á-, for-, fore-, ge-, of-þeóstran (-þióstflan, -þéstrian, þiéstrian, -þístrian, -þýstrian).
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