wǽfan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wǽfan
p. de To wrap up, clothe Utan wǽfan nacode, Wulfst. 119, 6. [Goth. bi-waibjan to clothe. In later English the verb expresses motion Þe ivele gost weneð wide and wandreð (vadit, v. Mt. 12, 43), O. E. Homl. ii. 85, 33. Ich smet of Modred is hafd þat hit wond (wefde, 2nd MS.) a þene weld, Laym. 28049. Þa cnihtes wefden up þa castles ȝæte, 19003. Cf. O. H. Ger. za-weiben dispergere; weibón fluere, fluitare, agitari: Icel. veifa to wave, vibrate.] v. be-, ymbe-wǽfen, and next word.
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