wiþ-habban
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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wiþ-habban
p. -hæfde To hold out against, to withstand, resist Gif ðæs synfullan ingehýd bið gehrepod mid fyrhte ðæs upplícan dómes, ðonne wiðhæfð hé ðám unlustum, Homl. Th. i. 494, 9. Ðæt wæs wundor micel, ðæt se wínsele wiðhæfde heaðodeórum, Beo. Th. 1548; B. 772. Þurh ða gedurstignysse ðe folces men wiðhæfton (-hæfdon ?) ðære gelómlícan mynegunge ðe úre láreówas dydon, L. Edg. S. 1; Th. i. 270, 24. Se ðe him ǽr geþúhte, ðæt him nán sǽ wiþhabban ne mehte, ðæt hé hiene mid scipum and mid his fultume áfyllan ne mehte, Ors. 2, 5; Swt. 84, 13. Næs nán ðæs stronglíc . . . ðæt mihte ðam miclan mægne wiðhabban, Cd. Th. 297, 18; Sat. 519. v. wiþer-habban.
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