á-smeágan
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á-smeágan
Add:I. to investigate, 1. where the object is coc-crete Þá hí hæfdon þá burh ealle ásmeáde, Chr. 1011; P. 142, 2. 2. object abstract Ásmeáð requirit, Scint. 42, 16. Ásmeáde exquirit, i. investigat, An. Ox. 2796. Ásmeágian percunctari, Angl. xiii. 366, 11. Sé bið on geþance wísast, sé ðe óðerne can raðost ásmeágean, Wlfst. 55, 22. Ásmeáde exposita i. tractata, An. Ox. 174: trutinatas, i. pensatas, 198. Þá ásmeádan exqusita, 324. II. to find out by investigation, devise Swá hwæt swá ðé is geðúht gyt máre on tintregum ásmeá, Hml. Th. i. 594, 12. Man ne mihte geþencan ne ásmeágan (-smǽgian, v. l.) hú man of earde hí gebringon sceolde, Chr. 1006; P. 137, 16 (v. p. 295). Ásmeáde elucubratam, An. Ox. 5101.
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