beátan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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beátan
Add:I. trans. 1. of living creatures Sume hí beóton quosdam caedentes, Mt. 12, 5. Hí beóton his heáfod percutiebant caput ejus, Mt. 27, 30. Hí beóton heora breóst, Hml. Th. ii. 258, 9. Gif man hiné beáte, Ll. Th. i. 348, 5. Þone þe þé beáton sceolde, Hml. S. 4, 148. Sí beáten pulsetur, Angl. xiii. 390, 357. (1 a) where the instrument is given, to beat with (mid ) :-- Ic mid fýste breóst míne beáte, Dóm. L. 30. Hé hine mid his handum beót, Gr. D. 20, 25. Þone hálgan beátan mid heardun saglum, Hml. S. 4, 142. Heora neb beátan mid flintum, 11, 99. ¶ to beat with the feet, to tread :-- Beáteþ quatit (ungula campum ), An. Ox. 16. (1 b) where the place of the blow is given :-- Héé 2. of things Beátendes hameres tundentis mallei, An. Ox. 480. Beátendra slecgea tundentium malleorum, Coll. M. 31, 7. (2 a) with dat. to beat on :-- Ne se bryne beót mæcgum (cf. Milton's 'the torrid clime smote on him sore'), Dan. 265. II. intrans. To beat on Hé on his breóst beót, H. R. 15, 29. Þeáh man mid hameron beóte on þæt þell, Wlfst. 147, 6.
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