á-metan
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á-metan
Add:I. to measure (lit or fig.) Ðú ám[et]st adpendes, Wrt. Voc. ii. 6, 21. Ámet metitur, An. Ox. 20. Hé ámæt eorðan mensus est terram, Cant. Ab. 6. Gif gé ágiémeleásiað ðæt gé ámeten eów selfe hwelce gé sién dum vosmetipsos metiri negligitis, Past. 53, 13. Ámetenum emenso, An. Ox. 947. Syndon from þǽre burge weallum twelf míla ámetene up tó þǽm heán cnolle, Bl. H. 197, 23. Syndon betwyh þám twám mynstrum þreóttýne mila ámetenra (-metene, v. l. ], Bd. 4, 23; Sch. 480, 14. Ámetenra demetarum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 28, 18. II. to mete out justice, &c. Eów bið ámeten swá swá gé ámǽton, Hml. Th. ii. 322, 4. [Goth. us-mitan: O. H. Ger. ar-mezan emetiri.] v. un-ámeten.
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